Space Agencies

February 12, 2017 – February 18, 2017

‘CineSpace’ Short Film Competition Returns For 2017 Source: NASA NASA and the Houston Cinema Arts Society once again will offer filmmakers around the world a chance to share their works inspired by — and using — actual NASA imagery through…

February 5, 2017 – February 11, 2017

February 5, 2017 – February 11, 2017 NASA Bets The Farm On The Long-Term Viability Of Space Agriculture Source: Popular Science If you give an astronaut a packet of food, she’ll eat for a day. If you teach an astronaut…

January 29, 2017 – February 4, 2017

Coy Dione Source: NASA Dione’s lit hemisphere faces away from Cassini’s camera, yet the moon’s darkened surface features are dimly illuminated in this image, due to Saturnshine. Saturn’s Rings Could Contain Millions Of ‘Moonlets’, New Nasa Images Reveal Source: The…

Construction Complete On SLS Test Stand

January 9, 2017 – Major construction is complete on NASA’s largest new Space Launch System structural test stand, and engineers are now installing equipment needed to test the rocket’s biggest fuel tank. The stand is critical for ensuring SLS’s liquid…

VLT To Search For Planets In Alpha Centauri System

January 9, 2017 – The European Southern Observatory (ESO), represented by the Director General, Tim de Zeeuw, has signed an agreement with the Breakthrough Initiatives, represented by Pete Worden, Chairman of the Breakthrough Prize Foundation and Executive Director of the…

Mimas’ Mountain

January 9, 2017 – Shadows cast across Mimas’ defining feature, Herschel Crater, provide an indication of the size of the crater’s towering walls and central peak. Named after the icy moon’s discoverer, astronomer William Herschel, the crater stretches 86 miles…