Jun 17, 2016

Delayed ExoMars mission gets €77 million boost

The second part of a delayed joint European-Russian mission to probe Mars for traces of life has received a crucial €77 million ($86 million) cash injection, the European Space Agency said Thursday. In the first phase, the European Space Agency (ESA) and its Russian ...

Jun 3, 2016

Satellites find 39 unreported sources of major pollution

Researchers in the United States and Canada have located 39 unreported sources of major pollution using a new satellite-based method, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration said. The unreported sources of toxic sulfur dioxide emissions are clusters of coal-burning power plants, smelters and ...

NASA inflates spare room on International Space Station

May 29, 2016

NASA inflates spare room on International Space Station

NASA expanded and pressurized an add-on room at the International Space Station on Saturday, two days after aborting the first attempt when it ran into problems. The flexible habitat, known as the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), completed slowly extending 67 inches (170 centimeters) ...