NASA announces Discovery mission finalists
Posted: Thu, Jan 4 11:31 PM ET (0431 GMT)
NASA has selected proposals to study asteroids, Jupiter, and extrasolar planets as the finalists for the next Discovery-class planetary science mission, the space agency...
More consolidation at SPACE.com
Posted: Thu, Jan 4 1:44 PM ET (1844 GMT)
Space news and content company SPACE.com is closing an office and laying off several people, according to various reports this week. The New York-...
Atlantis rolled out to launch pad
Posted: Thu, Jan 4 1:24 PM ET (1824 GMT)
The space shuttle Atlantis was moved to launch pad 39A Wednesday, a day later than planned after a transporter malfunctioned Tuesday. The shuttle, attached to...
Gas cloud could alter galaxy formation theories
Posted: Thu, Jan 4 11:38 AM ET (1638 GMT)
The discovery of a massive gas cloud around a distant, young galaxy could reshape existing theories of galaxy formations, astronomers reported Wednesday. In a paper...
Atlantis rollout stopped, delayed
Posted: Tue, Jan 2 10:13 PM ET (0313 GMT)
The rollout of the shuttle Atlantis was stopped early Tuesday after a problem developed with the transporter moving the stack to the launch pad. The...
Second Shenzhou launch imminent?
Posted: Sun, Dec 31 11:39 PM ET (0439 GMT)
China may conduct the second test launch of a manned spacecraft in early January, several sources claimed recently. Go Taikonauts, a web site that covers...
UK to fund Spaceguard telescope
Posted: Sun, Dec 31 11:21 PM ET (0421 GMT)
The British government is expected to announce plans to build a telescope dedicated to the search for near-Earth objects (NEOs), a British newspaper reported...
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