published about 2 hours ago
The instruments on the robotic vehicle that will depart for the Red Planet in 2020 will include a device for making oxygen out of carbon dioxide.
published 1 day ago
“Like a lemon with an equatorial bulge” is how a planetary scientist, the author of the study, described the true shape of the moon.
published Wed, Jul 23 2014 13:24 GMT
A map captures the Martian craters, valleys and peaks in stunning detail and offers ideas on where the rovers of the future might land.
published Tue, Jul 22 2014 21:21 GMT
Mr. Hartsfield, who logged 483 hours in space, flew on the Columbia and the Challenger before they met disaster.
published Mon, Jul 21 2014 15:16 GMT
Construction is starting on several gargantuan observatories, mostly in Chile, the most ambitious spree of telescope-making in the history of astronomy.