The impact of a large meteorite which flew over Russia a week ago hit headlines all around the world.
But in the Spanish capital of Spain, a traveling exhibition being held by the European Commission is showing how other objects in space are influencing our daily lives.
Rumble (Dec. 23, 2014) During his 6-month stay on the International Space Station, German astronaut Alexander Gerst took over 12,500 photos while orbiting Earth. The European Space Agency has now released a video that ... watch video
AP (Dec. 21, 2011) A Soyuz space capsule carrying a Russian cosmonaut and astronauts from NASA and the European Space Agency blasts off for the International Space Station from Kazakhstan. ... watch video
NASA (July 12, 2013) Outside the International Space Station, Expedition 36 Flight Engineers Chris Cassidy of NASA and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency conducted a 6-hour, 7-minute spacewalk July 9 to replace ... watch video
AFP (Sep. 10, 2014) The European Space Agency on Tuesday put the final touches to its first-ever "space plane" before blasting it into sub-orbit for tests aimed at eventually paving the way to the continent's first ... watch video
NASA (Nov. 30, 2012) As space shuttle Atlantis rolled to its new home at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex earlier this month, NASA and its commercial crew partners reflected on the Space Shuttle Program's ... watch video
AFP (Apr. 22, 2013) European Space Agency scientists have developed a smartphone app that turns a toy drone into a virtual spacecraft on a mission to dock with the International Space Station, and uses crowd-sourced ... watch video
Sep. 3, 2015 Hopping, tumbling and flipping over are not typical maneuvers you would expect from a spacecraft exploring other worlds. Traditional Mars rovers, for example, roll around on ... read more
Aug. 25, 2015 The closest-yet views of Ceres, delivered by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, show the small world's features in unprecedented detail, including Ceres' tall, conical mountain; crater ... read more
Sep. 2, 2015 Why did anti-matter disappear almost completely from our universe, whereas matter did not? Scientists are attempting to solve this mystery at the European research institute ... read more
Sep. 2, 2015 Dominating this image is part of the nebula Gum 56, illuminated by the hot bright young stars that were born within it. For millions of years stars have been created out of ... read more
Apr. 8, 2015 Astronomers have determined the orbit of Annama, a newly characterized meteorite from a fireball which occurred on April 19, 2014, at the Kola Peninsula. Researchers highlight the importance of this ... read more
Sep. 13, 2013 The solar system is crowded with small objects like asteroids and comets. Most have stable orbits which keep them out of harm’s way, but a small proportion of them are in orbits that risk them ... read more
Sep. 12, 2013 It sounds like science fiction, but the theory of panspermia, in which life can naturally transfer between planets, is considered a serious hypothesis by planetary scientists. The suggestion that ... read more
June 17, 2011 The European Commission recently set out the EU's main space priorities, which include protection of Europe's space infrastructure. The affirmation spotlights ESA's Space Situational ... read more