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Artist's view of asteroid Apophis. Credit: European Space Agency

An incoming asteroid with Earth’s name on it…what to do is a constant concern of Near Earth Object experts.

How about a volley or two of space-launched paintballs?

Sung Wook Paek, a graduate student in MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, says if timed just right, pellets full of paint powder, launched in two...



The moonscape with Earth in the background as seen from the Apollo missions. Photo Credit/NASA


Experience the drama of humankind’s first moon landing in a new creative format.

Thamtech, LLC, has developed a multimedia  online  recreation of the Apollo 11...

Credit: Astrium

Europe’s Astrium has briefed the major results of its Lunar Lander Phase B1 study, carried out on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA).

The study has consolidated the mission concept for automatic landing near the Moon’s south pole in 2019 as well as the provisional design of the lunar lander vehicle.

The upcoming ESA ministerial...

Soyuz spacecraft lifts of with U. S. astronaut Kevin Ford and Russia cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin. Photo Credit/NASA TV


Three U. S.and Russian astronauts lifted off from Kazakhstan early Tuesday bound for the International Space Station and a five month stay.

The Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronaut Kevin Ford and cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny...

Credit: DLR

The spectacular Valles Marineris canyon system on the Red Planet dwarfs in size the U.S. Grand Canyon.

The European Space Agency’s Mars Express spacecraft has been taking image strips of the valley system since 2004. A mosaic view of the geological wonder – using 20 separate images — has been released by the German Aerospace Center...


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