A unique mass spectrometry suite at an English university is at the centre of a bid by scientists to find evidence of life on Mars, as Jim Drury reports. Continue reading
Former U.S. astronaut and Senator John Glenn dies at age 95 at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, the Columbus Dispatch newspaper reported. Continue reading
Videos shared by Russians on social media show meteor turning dark night into day in Siberia, local authorities say no damage caused.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency takes part in a live in-flight event aboard the International Space Station, spinning a globe and describing the orbital craft’s journey over Earth.
A satellite that is expected to revolutionize weather forecasting launches from Cape Canaveral on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Continue reading
From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon – the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades – as it made its way across the skies. Continue reading
On Monday (November 14) Kenyan astronomer, Susan Murabana set up her telescope at a remote village in the Rift Valley to see the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades. Murabana takes her telescope to various parts of the country to teach people about the stars and planets. Her initiative is also aimed at getting more children interested in science.
Engineers and technicians working on a new generation space telescope, the James Webb Telescope, complete critical tests on how the new instrument will perform in space.
An explosion destroyed a rocket belonging to Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The company said there were no injuries, but that an “anomaly” during the static fire test resulted in the loss of the rocket.
A curious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope is probably not a transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, the SETI Institute says.