Friday August 21, 2015
NASA has gone on record to correct online rumours that a giant asteroid is hurtling towards Earth and about to wipe out much of the Americas.
Monday July 06, 2015
Five monster black holes that were previously hidden by dust and gas have been uncovered by astronomers.
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.