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European Space Agency releases 1st image from Mars orbiter

The European Space Agency has released its first image taken by a probe orbiting Mars, showing the ice-covered edge of a vast crater.

27 Apr 2018 5:03 PM

First person on Mars should be a woman, says NASA's chief astronaut trainer

According to Allison McIntyre, a senior NASA engineer at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, a dozen men have already walked on the moon.

18 Apr 2018 11:02 AM

Europe plans remote update to keep aging Mars probe stable

The probe arrived at Mars in late 2003 for a two-year mission, but almost 15 years later it's still operating.

13 Apr 2018 2:17 PM

China space lab mostly burns up on re-entry in south Pacific

The experimental space laboratory re-entered around 8:15 a.m. Beijing time, the China Manned Space Engineering Office said.

03 Apr 2018 3:32 PM

Can we live in space? Can humans live on moon or Mars colony?

Tucked away in high-tech laboratories, a team of 30 researchers are studying new ways to keep humans alive on a potential moon or Mars.

30 Mar 2018 1:03 PM


China’s defunct space lab hurtling toward Earth for re-entry

China’s defunct and believed out-of-control space station is expected to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere sometime in the coming days.

29 Mar 2018 4:51 PM

Two Americans, one Russian dock with International Space Station

On board the capsule were NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev.

24 Mar 2018 9:19 AM

Researcher claims he can expose NASA's cover up about aliens on Mars

Barry DiGregorio says that the discovery may have been ignored because of the agency’s plans for a manned mission to explore Mars.

06 Mar 2018 2:26 PM

Moon formed from donut-shaped cloud of vapourised rock: study

Tests have shown that the Moon is far less abundant in many volatile elements that are relatively common on Earth.

01 Mar 2018 3:57 PM

Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert

A four-day Mars habitat experiment was held, where scientists simulated living conditions on the Red Planet.

20 Feb 2018 3:43 PM


Israeli scientists perform mock Martian missions in desert

The participants were investigating various fields relevant to a future Mars mission.

19 Feb 2018 8:27 AM

Humans will be happy if aliens come to Earth, finds study

Research shows that people are far more positive in their thoughts about meeting extraterrestrials than previously thought.

17 Feb 2018 10:40 AM

Mars on Earth: Simulation tests in remote desert of Oman

Astronaut Kartik Kumar says next step to Mars is to tackle non-engineering problems like medical emergency responses and others.

09 Feb 2018 5:43 PM

Spacex 'Starman' at wheel of sports car flying on new rocket

Musk's Starman will cruise around the sun for a billion years.

07 Feb 2018 10:09 AM

Astronauts will now eat their own excreta

Even though it may sound weird, it definitely will save a lot of space and effort to take edibles along on the journey.

03 Feb 2018 2:14 PM


NASA turns selfies by Mars rover into stunning self-portrait

A small, self-focusing camera on the end of Curiosity's arm took the selfies.

02 Feb 2018 9:35 AM

Microbes used to convert human waste into space food

The team found that methane was readily produced during anaerobic digestion of human waste and could be used to grow a different microb.

29 Jan 2018 8:43 PM

US tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars

NASA’s prototype power system uses a uranium-235 reactor core roughly the size of a paper towel roll.

20 Jan 2018 9:31 AM

Future human outposts could be sustained by Mars' ice caps

The findings showed that ice may be more available than previously known for use as water to support future human exploration missions.

12 Jan 2018 10:45 AM

The final frontier: Making life thrive on Mars

New studies are intended to throw light on evolution of planets and how life commenced in our solar system.

02 Jan 2018 7:09 AM