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NASA deep space probe reaches asteroid deemed potential Earth threat

Osiris-Rex embarked on NASA’s unprecedented seven-year mission to conduct a close-up survey of the asteroid Bennu.

05 Dec 2018 2:57 PM

World's first baby born via womb transplant from dead donor

The case involved connecting veins from the donor uterus with the recipient’s veins as well as linking arteries and ligaments.

05 Dec 2018 2:47 PM

SpaceX launches biggest US 'rideshare' mission with 64 satellites

The Falcon 9 blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 10:34 a.m.

04 Dec 2018 11:13 AM

Russia launches first manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident

The Soyuz lifted off at 1131 GMT from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

04 Dec 2018 11:11 AM

NASA deep space probe reaches asteroid deemed potential Earth threat

Scientists estimate there is a one-in-2,700 chance of the asteroid slamming into Earth 166 years from now.

04 Dec 2018 11:09 AM


Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

The young scientist, He Jiankui, saw the power of this tool, called CRISPR, to transform genes.

03 Dec 2018 10:58 AM

Planet Earth working on 3 Mars landers to follow InSight

NASA’s InSight spacecraft touched down on the sweeping, red equatorial plains Monday, less than 400 miles from Curiosity.

03 Dec 2018 9:46 AM

NASA's Martian quake sensor InSight lands at slight angle

The $993 million lander, a lava plain for a two-year mission aimed at better understanding how Earth's neighboring planet formed.

02 Dec 2018 1:36 PM

Elon Musk won't be seen smoking pot in public again, says NASA

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said that Musk is committed to safety as anybody.

01 Dec 2018 1:22 PM

NASA's Martian quake sensor InSight lands at slight angle

The vehicle sits slightly tilted (about 4 degrees) in a shallow dust- and sand-filled impact crater.

01 Dec 2018 11:46 AM


Next US moon landing will be by private companies, not NASA

The goal is to get small science and technology experiments to the surface of the moon as soon as possible.

01 Dec 2018 10:52 AM

India's Earth observation satellite among 31 sent into space

The rocket launched from the southern state of Andhra Pradesh carried the Hyper-Spectral Imaging Satellite with digital-imaging equipment.

30 Nov 2018 8:03 PM

New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste, researchers say

The team had been looking for novel engineering applications to help reduce the global scourge of plastic waste.

30 Nov 2018 12:16 PM

NASA selects nine US companies to vie for moon program funding

As soon as 2022, NASA expects to begin construction on a new space station laboratory that will orbit the moon.

30 Nov 2018 7:44 AM

Scientists create "mini placenta" organoids in a lab dish

The human placenta supplies all the oxygen and nutrients essential for growth of a foetus.

29 Nov 2018 8:48 AM


South Korea conducts successful rocket engine test

Yonhap News Agency, citing South Korean officials, reported that South Korea successfully tested its locally developed rocket engine.

28 Nov 2018 5:24 PM

NASA spacecraft lands on red planet after six-month journey

NASA's InSight spacecraft will enter the Martian atmosphere at supersonic speed, then hit the brakes to land on the alien red plains.

27 Nov 2018 3:39 PM

Mars landing looms for NASA; anxiety building a day out

InSight’s journey of six months and 300 million miles (482 million kilometres) comes to a precarious grand finale on Monday afternoon.

26 Nov 2018 7:01 PM

New lander will add to humans’ long fascination with Mars

In our solar system family, Mars is Earth’s next-of-kin, the next-door relative that has captivated humans for millennia.

26 Nov 2018 2:23 PM

NASA spacecraft nears Red Planet on mission to detect 'marsquakes'

If all goes according to plan, InSight will streak into the pink Martian sky nearly 24 hours later at 12,000 miles per hour.

26 Nov 2018 11:50 AM