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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


Russia space agency targeted over "stolen" billions

Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin has called for the Accounts Chamber to carry out a sectoral audit.

26 Nov 2018 11:42 AM

College to invest USD 32M on expansion to train mechanics

The auto programs have 290 students this year, which is pushing capacity.

26 Nov 2018 9:55 AM

Scientists develop enzymes using radio frequency

The method required making a special complex consisting of enzymes and magnetic nanoparticles.

25 Nov 2018 4:38 PM

Brain implants help the paralysed turn thoughts into text

The system uses an array of micro-electrodes which are implanted into the brain.

25 Nov 2018 1:04 PM

Watch: Cool video of a spacecraft leaving Earth, from ISS

The spacecraft was launched atop a Soyuz rocket with 2,564kg of cargo and supplies.

24 Nov 2018 12:13 PM


NASA and SpaceX prep historic test flight to space

The SpaceX Crew Dragon can seat three astronauts.

24 Nov 2018 9:16 AM

NASA and SpaceX prep historic test flight to space

The SpaceX Crew Dragon can seat three astronauts, but will be unpiloted for its first test flight.

23 Nov 2018 4:44 PM

Scientists weigh up stratospheric sunlight barrier to curb warming

Some researchers say the geo-engineering technique could limit rising temperatures that are causing climate change.

23 Nov 2018 11:50 AM

Elon Musk smoking marijuana, drinking whiskey prompts NASA to review SpaceX workplace

NASA said it would conduct a “cultural assessment study” of the SpaceX and Boeing.

22 Nov 2018 10:21 AM

Arianespace launches Morocco's second earth observation satellite

Arianespace is majority-owned by a joint venture of Airbus and Safran.

22 Nov 2018 10:18 AM


SpaceX's crew rocket set for January test flight

SpaceX and Boeing Co are the two main contractors selected under NASA’s Commercial Crew Program

22 Nov 2018 10:17 AM

Plane with absolutely no moving parts takes flight

MIT engineers described successful flight tests at an indoor campus gymnasium of the unmanned airplane.

22 Nov 2018 10:05 AM

NASA to review workplace safety culture at SpaceX, Boeing

NASA said it would conduct a “cultural assessment study” of the companies, “including the adherence to a drug-free environment.”

21 Nov 2018 10:22 AM

NASA bids final adieu to Kepler Space Telescope

The final set of commands was to disconnect communications with Earth.

20 Nov 2018 11:43 AM

NASA probe beams back image of Jupiter's moon Io

Slightly larger than Earth's moon, Io is the most volcanically active world in the solar system.

19 Nov 2018 2:07 PM