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Russia throws doubt on joint lunar space station with U.S.: RIA

22.09.2018 10:07

Moscow may abandon a project to build a space station in lunar orbit in partnership with U.S. space agency NASA because it does not want a "second fiddle role," a Russian official said on Saturday.


NASA telescope discovers two new planets five months after launch

22.09.2018 8:10

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is on a two-year mission to expand knowledge of worlds circling distant stars.

Tags: NASA

Can a virtual reality game help astronauts cope with the journey to Mars?

21.09.2018 21:09

Mentalblock is a NASA-funded project that’s using a virtual reality game to study the feasibility of predicting astronaut behavioral health on future missions into deep space.

Tags: Gamers, Mars, SPA, NASA

Over the moon! Space Station Russian’s joy at seeing Ivanka

21.09.2018 19:41

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka was overwhelmed by compliments from a cheeky Russian cosmonaut as she toured a Nasa base, it emerged yesterday.


Sun-Like Stars’ Equators Spin Up To 2.5 Times Faster than Their Poles, Say Astronomers

21.09.2018 13:08

Our Sun rotates faster at its equator than at its poles. This process is known as differential rotation and is seen in the motion of sunspots. Now, a team of astronomers has used NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope to measure the rotational patterns of a group of Sun-like stars. They have identified 13 stars that rotate [...]


Elon Musk, SpaceX, global warming satellites and self-driving motorcycles (What the Future) video

21.09.2018 12:00

SpaceX and California are challenging NASA's influence over space travel, while a bike is challenging humanity's dominion over machines.


Former NASA scientist to appeal terrorism charges at top Turkish court: lawyer

21.09.2018 10:28

A Turkish-U.S. citizen and former NASA scientist jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges plans to file an appeal to Turkey's top court after a lower appeals court reduced his sentence this week, his lawyer said on Friday.


NASA balloon mission captures electric blue clouds

21.09.2018 10:13

Scientists share mesmerizing new images of electric blue clouds from NASA's PMC Turbo balloon mission that flew in over the Arctic in July 2018.


NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Gathers First Data

21.09.2018 8:15

One month after its successful launch, Parker Solar Probe — a NASA’s robotic spacecraft designed to explore the Sun’s atmosphere — has collected and transmitted its first data. “All four instrument suites on Parker Solar Probe — WISPR, ISʘIS, FIELDS and SWEAP — returned data that not only serves for calibration, but also captures glimpses [...]


Ivanka Trump tours NASA center in Houston, calls space crew

20.09.2018 21:47

HOUSTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump made a telephone call to the International Space Station and spoke to the crew while touring NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Trump, who is an adviser to her father, President Donald Trump, talked to the space station crew whose members are flying 250 miles (402 kilometers) above the Earth’s surface. She [...]


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