Space Exploration News
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving. The previous record ...
17 hours ago from Phys.org
Scientists using mission data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. Their analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water ...
18 hours ago from Phys.org
ESA's Venus Express spacecraft has climbed to a new orbit following its daring aerobraking experiment, and will now resume observations of this fascinating planet for at least a few more months.
15 hours ago from Phys.org
An artificial leaf converts water and light to oxygen, and that's good news for road-tripping to places beyond Earth.
10 hours ago from CNET
Experiments with a large cannon have shown that fossilised algae could have made the journey to the moon intact, providing an exciting window into Earth's past
Mon 28 Jul 14 from Newscientist
A team of international researchers has discovered a new type of cool burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars. The discovery was made during a series of experiments ...
Mon 28 Jul 14 from Phys.org
The European Space Agency's ATV cargo vehicle delivers 8.3 tons of solid and liquid cargo to the International Space Station. See how the unmanned spacecraft work in this Space.com infographic.
4 hours ago from SPACE.com
A near-space balloon company is about to take its fledgling test campaign to the next level.
8 hours ago from Discovery.com
In May, skywatchers were let down after a new meteor shower, the Camelopardalids, failed to fulfill its stormy expectations and was a bit of a dud. But August could be a redeeming month for ...
6 hours ago from Discover Magazine
Phew. Five experimental geckos that were feared lost in space have phoned home, restoring hopes that research into their zero-gravity sex lives can go on. Read more
18 hours ago from Nature News Blogs