AFP (Dec. 14, 2015) British astronaut Tim Peake, American Tim Kopra and Russian Yuri Malenchenko will blast off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on board a Soyuz rocket for a six-month mission to the ... watch video
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Cygnus arrives at ISS
Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft has made the company's first contracted resupply flight to the International Space ... watch video
AFP (Dec. 15, 2015) Tim Peake, the first Briton to travel to the International Space Station, blasts off from the Baikonur cosmodrome with Russian space veteran Yury Malenchenko and Tim Kopra of NASA for a six-month ... watch video
AFP (Jan. 15, 2016) Astronaut Tim Peake on Friday became the first Briton to walk in space, undertaking a tricky mission to replace an electrical unit while under cover of darkness.
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Feb. 9, 2016 Hundreds of hidden nearby galaxies have been studied for the first time, shedding light on a mysterious gravitational anomaly dubbed the Great Attractor. Despite being just ... read more
Feb. 5, 2016 Stars do not accumulate their final mass steadily, but in a series of violent events manifesting themselves as sharp stellar brightening. Stellar brightening can be caused by ... read more
Feb. 3, 2016 Astronomers have made the first direct measurement of the temperature of the large dust grains in the outer parts of a planet-forming disc around a young star. By applying a ... read more
Feb. 1, 2016 The origin of matter in the universe has puzzled physicists for generations. Today, we know that matter only accounts for 5 percent of our universe; another 25 percent is constituted of dark matter. ... read more
Jan. 29, 2016 Promising new calibration tools, called laser frequency combs, could allow astronomers to take a major step in discovering and characterizing earthlike planets around other ... read more
Oct. 14, 2015 An innovative SkinSuit designed to reduce the debilitating physical effects of space flight has been trialled for the first time on the International Space Station (ISS) by a European Space Agency ... read more
July 15, 2015 Pioneering research into the health impacts of spaceflight has been identified as a possible experiment to be conducted by a British astronaut on his maiden voyage to the International Space ... read more
Dec. 20, 2012 Space can be a potentially hazardous environment to live and work in, especially when it comes to radiation. Originating from violent storms on the Sun and galactic cosmic rays produced in distant ... read more
June 9, 2011 Newly-released portraits show the International Space Station together with the space shuttle, the vehicle that helped build the complex during the last decade. The pictures are the first taken of a ... read more