The US space agency NASA is tracking two British explorers on a 3,650 kilometers journey across Antarctica to learn more about humanity's ability to survive on Mars. Explorers Justin Packshaw,57, and Jamie Facer Childs, 37 are on an 80-day trek across the southernmost continent as part of the Chasing the Light mission — a grueling expedition that could give a better understanding of the psychological and physical impact of other worlds on the human body and mind.
On Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, some people in the Southern Hemisphere, Falklands, South Georgia Islands, will have the chance to experience a total or partial eclipse of the Sun, according to US space agency NASA.
Monday's killing of five social leaders in Colombia have increased this year's figures to 124, the Institute for Development and Peace Studies (Indepaz) has reported.
Aerospace company Blue Origin's owner Jeff Bezos will go to space with an 82-year-old woman pilot, the firm said Thursday. Wally Funk was one of the first women trained to fly to space but was denied astronaut wings decades ago because of her gender.
A resupply mission has reached the International Space Station (ISS) with fresh supplies for the astronauts, including new solar arrays and...for the first time ever two batches of tiny squids for a scientific experiment.
Apollo 11 Mission “odd-man-out” Michael Collins died Wednesday of cancer at the age of 90, his family announced.
The US space agency NASA has released a spectacular panoramic view of the landing site of the Perseverance rover on Mars. The panorama shows the rim of the Jezero Crater where the rover touched down last week and the cliff face of an ancient river delta in the distance.
Less than a day after NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover successfully landed on the surface of Mars, engineers and scientists at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California were hard at work, awaiting the next transmissions from Perseverance. As data gradually came in, relayed by several spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet, the Perseverance team were relieved to see the rover’s health reports, which showed everything appeared to be working as expected.
NASA will provide live coverage this Monday, Dec. 14, of a solar eclipse that will pass over South America, treating parts of Chile, Argentina and Uruguay to views of a total eclipse of the Sun. A Spanish-language program will air on NASA Television and the public channel on the agency’s website. A separate livestream of the eclipse without narration will air on the media channel.
A 9-year-old Malaysian boy has come up with a solution to a long-standing dilemma faced by the United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa): a gravity-defying loo for its next lunar mission.