Astronomy News

Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:13pm
Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:28pm

Research on Io could help uncover other moons around distant stars

Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:47am

The Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator will aid future landings on Mars

Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:16am

ESA’s comet chaser finally meets its target

Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:31pm

A week before the shower’s peak NASA cameras record dozens of fireballs

Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:40pm

The fifth and final ATV blasted off on 29 July FROM Kourou, French Guiana

Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:57am

The rover is close to completing the first marathon on another world

Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:40pm

Two smartphones will help the robots navigate the International Space Station

 

Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:39pm

The agency is to discuss manned spaceflight 45 years after first Moon landing

Wed Jul 16, 2014 1:53pm

NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter provided data for the Martian map

 

Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:25pm

The string of stars binds the two galactic giants together

Wed Jul 09, 2014 12:34pm

Fascinating new model can be 3D printed at home

Tue Jul 01, 2014 4:14pm

Preparations begin 10 years after the probe entered Saturn’s orbit

Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:40pm

The team have polished a 1.5m optic for the E-ELT down to just 7.5nm

Tue Jun 24, 2014 3:34pm

Despite a few teething problems the Gaia satellite is holding up well

Mon Jun 16, 2014 4:01pm

The spacecraft will pass closer to the planet’s hostile surface than ever before.

Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:59am

Building work on ESO's E-ELT, the world’s largest telescope, begins this week

Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:46pm

The observatory's new exoplanet imager shows promise

Fri Jun 06, 2014 3:07pm

We caught up on all the latest stargazing news at the Cheltenham Science Festival 

Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:23pm

A dissapointing solar maximum may just be a brief slump in the Sun’s normal cycle

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