Wednesday June 03, 2015
High waves forced NASA to postpone until tomorrow the first test of the largest parachute ever deployed, during a flying saucer launch that will try out new technologies for landing on Mars.
Friday March 06, 2015
The space probe Dawn has begun orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres on a voyage of discovery into the solar system's main asteroid belt, NASA has said.
Monday January 26, 2015
An asteroid measuring about half a kilometre in diameter will make a relatively close, but harmless pass by Earth tonight.
Friday January 16, 2015
The British Beagle-2 spacecraft, which disappeared while attempting to land on Mars in December 2003, landed successfully on the planet's surface, it has been confirmed.
Monday June 30, 2014
Unprecedented measurement of a deep-space comet has found the icy body to be losing a little more than half a pint of water every second, the European Space Agency (ESA) said.