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
June 30, 2015 NASA's Swift satellite detected a rising tide of high-energy X-rays from the constellation Cygnus on June 15, just before 2:32 p.m. EDT. About 10 minutes later, the Japanese experiment on the ... read more
July 1, 2015 This rich view of an array of colorful stars and gas was captured by the Wide Field Imager camera, on the MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile. ... read more
June 30, 2015 Muscles need gravity to maintain optimal health, and when they do not have it, they deteriorate. A new report, however, suggests that this might not be true for all muscles, offering hope that there ... read more
June 29, 2015 33 Kepler stars have been selected for their solar like oscillations and a set of basic parameters have been determined with high precision showing that stars even older than ... 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
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
July 23, 2010 As part of the European Space Agency's Space Situational Awareness activities, a new radar system will be developed to help safeguard space missions. The radar will detect hazardous objects in ... read more