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
TheStreet (Sep. 15, 2015) Imagine if anyone could buy a ticket to space? Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos is on a mission to make that happen. He announced Tuesday that his aerospace company Blue Origin is planning to build ... watch video
Aug. 24, 2016 Astrophysicists have proposed a clever new way to shed light on the mystery of dark matter, believed to make up most of the universe. The irony is they want to try to pin down the nature of this ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Saturn, with its alluring rings and numerous moons, has long fascinated stargazers and scientists. After an initial flyby of Pioneer 11 in 1979, humanity got a second, much ... read more
Aug. 23, 2016 Extensive systems of fossilized riverbeds have been discovered on an ancient region of the Martian surface, supporting the idea that the now cold and dry Red Planet had a warm and wet climate about 4 ... read more
Aug. 19, 2016 Comet ISON, a bright ball of frozen matter from the earliest days of the universe, was inbound from the Oort Cloud at the edge of the solar system and expected to pierce the ... read more
June 15, 2016 An ancient space rock discovered in a Swedish quarry is a type of meteorite never before found on Earth, and likely a remnant of a massive asteroid collision 470 million years ago that sent debris ... 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