PITRIS/GETTY IMAGES HALF A CENTURY ago, astronomers observed their first pulsar: a dead, distant, ludicrously dense star that emitted pulses of radiation with remarkable regularity. So consistent was the object’s signal that astronomers jokingly nicknamed it LGM-1, short for “little green men.” It wasn’t long before scientists detected more signals like […]
The Ariane 5 rocket blasted off in French Guiana on Tuesday with four more satellites for the Galileo navigation system, scheduled to be operational by 2020 An Ariane 5 rocket put four GPS satellites into orbit on Tuesday for Europe’s Galileo navigation project, Arianespace said. The European space workhorse took […]
Artist’s representation of the ICON spacecraft in orbit. Image Credit: NASA While most people tune-in to their local weather forecasts, and there are those who keep their eyes to the sky for the latest in space weather, the region in which they interact has been largely uncharted. NASA – with the help […]
A rocket carrying a classified U.S. satellite has blasted off from California.
United Launch Alliance scrubbed the second launch attempt of a Delta IV Medium+ (5,2) with the classified NROL-47 for the National Reconnaissance Office. However, the reason for today’s scrub differed from the prior day’s attempt.
CHINA’S TIANGONG-1 SPACE LABORATORY IS NOT OUT OF CONTROL AND POSES NO DANGER TO EARTH. THIS IS ACCORDING TO A LEADING CHINESE SPACEFLIGHT ENGINEER.
IN 2013, RESEARCHERS ANNOUNCED THAT A PEBBLE FOUND IN SOUTH-WEST EGYPT, WAS DEFINITELY NOT FROM EARTH. BY 2015, OTHER RESEARCH TEAMS HAD ANNOUNCED THAT THE ‘HYPATIA’ STONE WAS NOT PART OF ANY KNOWN TYPES OF METEORITE OR COMET, BASED ON NOBLE GAS AND NUCLEAR PROBE ANALYSES.
NEARLY FOUR AND A HALF MONTHS AFTER ITS LAST LAUNCH ENDED IN FAILURE, THE INDIAN SPACE RESEARCH ORGANIZATION (ISRO) IS LOOKING TO RETURN ITS WORKHORSE POLAR SATELLITE LAUNCH VEHICLE (PSLV) TO SERVICE WITH THE FLIGHT OF THE CARTOSAT-2ER EARTH-OBSERVATION SATELLITE AND
BELIEVERS IN ALIENS VISITING EARTH’S FRIENDLY SKIES VIA UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS (UFOS) COULDN’T ASK FOR MORE:
THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S HUSH-HUSH ZUMA SATELLITE MAY HAVE RUN INTO SOME SERIOUS PROBLEMS DURING OR SHORTLY AFTER ITS SUNDAY LAUNCH (JAN. 7), ACCORDING TO MEDIA REPORTS.