World News | Thomson Reuters | Saturday January 31, 2015
An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California today carrying a NASA satellite to measure how much water is in Earth's soil, information that will help weather forecasting and tracking of global climate change.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 30, 2015
NASA has pushed back the launch of a satellite to study soil moisture to Saturday, so that it can perform "minor repairs" to the launch rocket.
World News | Justin Gillins, The New York Times | Saturday January 17, 2015
Last year was the hottest in earth's recorded history, scientists reported Friday, underscoring scientific warnings about the risks of runaway emissions and undermining claims by climate-change contrarians that global warming had somehow stopped.
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 16, 2015
Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) calculated that in 2014 the world had its hottest year in 135 years of record-keeping. Earlier, the Japanese weather agency and a...
World News | Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Thursday January 15, 2015
International Space Station crew members evacuated to the Russian side of the station twice on Wednesday because of worries of a possible ammonia leak, but less than 12 hours after a warning alarm roused them from their sleep, everything was back to ...
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has entered an approach phase in which it will continue to close in on Ceres, a Texas-sized dwarf planet never before visited by a spacecraft.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 19, 2014
US-Russian ties may have returned to Cold War levels, but an astronaut and a cosmonaut gearing up for the longest flight on the International Space Station said Thursday politics would not disrupt their work of helping a future trip to Mars.
World News | Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Life on Mars? Today? The notion may not be so far-fetched after all.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 16, 2014
A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday December 6, 2014
Rising seas and pounding waves driven by climate change are chipping away at the coast near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, threatening launch pads and future operations, scientists said on Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 6, 2014
The US space agency's Orion capsule circled the Earth twice before plunging into the ocean Friday in a flawless test flight that NASA called a "significant milestone" in the journey to Mars.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 5, 2014
The first test launch of NASA's new deep space capsule, Orion, was postponed until Friday due to wind gusts and technical issues with the rocket, the US space agency said.
World News | Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Thursday November 13, 2014
In a technological feat that gives scientists their first opportunity to dig into a remnant of the early solar system, the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission successfully placed a small spacecraft on the surface of a speeding comet on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Ever-growing Google now has an airport to its name: the Internet giant has signed a 60-year lease to run a NASA airbase that comes with massive hangars for dirigibles.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 12, 2014
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft is all set to help land a robotic probe on a comet on Wednesday.
World News | Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Saturday November 8, 2014
A comet that zipped past Mars last month dumped tons of dust into the planet's atmosphere, providing a spectacular light show, scientists said Friday in presenting initial scientific findings from the flyby.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 7, 2014
A NASA sounding rocket experiment has detected a surprising surplus of infra-red light in the dark space between galaxies - a diffuse cosmic glow as bright as all known galaxies combined.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday November 1, 2014
The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has fully assembled the Orion spacecraft for a test flight December 4.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 29, 2014
An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after lift off from a commercial launch pad in Virginia on Tuesday, a NASA TV broadcast showed.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 25, 2014
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft left the International Space Station to return to Earth on Saturday after a month in orbit, NASA said.
India News | Written by Jigme Palden Pazo | Friday October 24, 2014
Google Doodle on Friday marked one month since the historic entry of India's first Mars mission spacecraft Mangalyaan (also known as the Mars Orbiter Mission) with a graphic depiction of the orbiter in space.
World News | Reuters | Saturday October 18, 2014
The eyewall of Hurricane Gonzalo made a direct hit on Bermuda on Friday evening pounding the Bermuda coast with high waves, driving rain and gusting winds, becoming the strongest storm to hit the tiny Atlantic island chain in a decade, according to t...
World News | Reuters | Friday October 17, 2014
Twitter Inc will allow users to play podcasts, music and other audio clips direct from their timelines, or message feeds, via a new feature designed in partnership with Berlin-based audio-streaming service SoundCloud.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 17, 2014
Privately owned Sierra Nevada Corp filed a federal lawsuit to stop NASA work on newly awarded space taxi development contracts while a bid protest is under way, the company's vice president said on Thursday.