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Russia’s Progress 52 supply capsule docked with the International Space Station late Saturday, delivering a NASA tool kit to deal with the worrisome water leak that cut short a July 16 spacewalk by European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano among the 2.8 tons of cargo on board.

Progress 52 approaches International Space Station for docking....

Artist’s conception of the MAVEN Mars orbiter. (Courtesy NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center)


Earth remote sensing via satellite - NASA spacecraft in action. Credit: NASA

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and Bella Gaia are launching a short film titled Hotspots to Hopespots - a multimedia presentation of scientific data and images on the planet’s changing environment.

As changes to ecosystems and the environment continue to occur in response to...

The Red bacteria are grown in Belgium at SCK•CEN research centre (MELiSSA’s partner) in bioreactors. Credit: ESA

A cholesterol-diminishing bacterium has been identified thanks to space research.

The European Space Agency (ESA) has been looking into self-contained eco systems, ways to recycle mission waste into oxygen, water, and food.

Under the ESA-led Micro-...

Credit: BBC/Imperial College London

A team of academics from Imperial College London have blueprinted a concept on how best to place a trio of space travelers on the surface of the red planet.

The mock mission to Mars is to be showcased on a special five-part program carried by the BBC.

The researchers have been working with Neil Bowdler, a video journalist from the BBC,...

Though more than three million miles distant, Comet ISON, also known as the “soda pop” comet, is putting on quite a show for the planet’s best equipped observatories. The active comet is headed heads towards a close encounter with the sun in late November and will perhaps creates quite a spectacle in the night skies of the Earth.

ISON, a comet to watch, gets active. Photo Credit/NASA Imagery


Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona



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