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Positive Chinese reaction to Indian Mars mission could mean closer links
China’s positive reaction on the success of India’s Mars Orbiter Mission is a very mature move which proves the skeptics of India-China bonhomie wrong.

30.09.2014 14:50

#SpaceBuddies: India’s chatty Mars orbiter spurs flurry of Red Planet tweets
India’s Mars Orbiter entered the planet’s orbit exactly a week ago, joining the Mars Curiosity Rover and others in their studies of the red planet. It has since been honing its photography skills and making friends with the other Mars spacecraft.

29.09.2014 12:05

Unique organic molecule discovered in deep space
​A new kind of organic molecule has been discovered in a giant gas cloud in interstellar space, indicating that more complex molecules – the very core building blocks of life – can potentially form outside of the Earth and even be widespread in space.

26.09.2014 15:43

Water on Earth predates Sun, meaning our life originated elsewhere – study
Science relies on signs of water to tell a story of how a celestial body or its region came to be. Now it appears our own solar system holds water older than itself, which could have dramatic consequences for our search for alien life.

26.09.2014 06:24

Soyuz brings new crew to ISS
A Soyuz spacecraft has successfully docked at the ISS just 6 hours after the lift-off, bringing up a new Space Station crew, including the first female Russian cosmonaut after a nearly two-decade break.

25.09.2014 20:12

Life on Mars oddities: ‘Traffic light’ and perfectly-shaped ball spotted on Red Planet
With the now increased traffic in the Red Planet’s region – since India’s satellite reached Mars’s orbit Wednesday – a traffic light might just be what's been missing. And it didn't take long for one to be discovered.

25.09.2014 13:35

​‘Gender makes no difference’: First Russian woman in space in 17 years eager to blast off
The latest Russian Soyuz spacecraft is set to blast off, with the international astronauts’ team including one NASA astronaut and two Russians – one of them the first woman to go into space in two decades.

25.09.2014 12:42

No black holes? Scientist claims mathematical proof
An American physicist claims she has mathematically refuted the existence of black holes in our universe. The new theory combines Steve Hawking's radiation theory with quantum theory’s fundamental law that no information ever disappears from the universe.

25.09.2014 08:28

Water discovered on smaller-than-ever distant exoplanet
Water vapor has been discovered on an exoplanet the size of Neptune – smaller than any previous discovery – paving the way for astronomers to use similar methods to identify Earth-like planets far beyond our solar system.

25.09.2014 02:51

India's low-cost space mission reaches Mars orbit
India has become the first nation to reach Mars on its maiden attempt after its Mars Orbiter Mission completed its 10-month journey and successfully entered the Red Planet’s orbit. bit.

24.09.2014 01:10

NASA spacecraft enters Martian orbit in search of lost water
NASA’s Maven spacecraft has arrived into Martian orbit after a 10-month journey from Earth to find out how all the water on Mars mysteriously disappeared.

21.09.2014 22:35

Spare parts in space: NASA to send ISS its first 3D printer
NASA is set to send the first 3D printer into space, potentially allowing astronauts to print new parts of the International Space Station (ISS) in zero-gravity conditions.

20.09.2014 12:11

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