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Watch the video above: Progress spacecraft spins out of control shortly after launch to International Space Station.
TORONTO – A cargo ship that was destined for the International Space Station will end up falling back to Earth within the next week and scientists don’t know exactly where. 297 more words
2015 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Hubble telescope, named after the American astronomer Edwin Hubble (1889-1953). Astronomers had been well aware that the earth’s atmosphere distorts light coming from stars and nebulae since early in the science’s development. 759 more words
And you think your commute is bad. On November 12, 2014, the Philae probe finally landed on a comet some 10 years after it left Earth. 1,436 more words
Today marks the 25th birthday of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).
24th of April 1990 the Hubble Space Telescope was launched. Initially providing blurry images due to a problem with its primary mirror, the telescope was serviced by a Space Shuttle mission and after this provided excellent images of those never seen before. 173 more words
EPA's Astronaut Thomas wants you to think of a name for his flight – and it will appear on the mission patch he will wear in space.
ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet will fly to the International Space Station next year on a six-month adventure of science in weightlessness. 385 more words