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Virginia high school students launch satellite into space (with a little help from NASA)

A small satellite built by high school students from Virginia was sent to orbit on Tuesday.

Space November 21, 2013

NASA MAVEN starts historic journey to Mars

NASA's MAVEN spacecraft has begun its journey to Mars.

Space November 20, 2013

Dubai Airshow kicks off with eyes on Boeing 777X

Leaders of global aviation are set to place orders worth over $100 billion in the Dubai Airshow which kicked off on Sunday.

Space November 18, 2013

Lockheed Martin to slash 4,000 jobs, close facilities in austerity move

Lockheed Martin has announced 4,000 job cuts and closure of some of its facilities in austerity measures.

Space November 15, 2013

Elon Musk now sets sight on EV pickup truck and supersonic jet with VTOL

Tesla's Elon Musk has said the company will make an EV pickup truck and supersonic jet. A pickup jet?

Space November 16, 2013

NASA video walks us through Mars 4 bn years ago

An animation produced by NASA gives everyone a peek of what Mars could have looked like billions of years ago when it had ideal atmospheric conditions.

Space November 15, 2013

Say cheese: Cassini takes photo of Saturn and smaller siblings

NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes pictures of Saturm, Earth and more.

Space November 14, 2013

Mars Curiosity rover recovers from software glitch

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has recovered from software glitches after going into safe mode for around three days.

Space November 13, 2013

Space Ferrari chooses Atlantic Ocean as its final resting place

The GOCE satellite of the European Space Agency burned on its way back to earth. The debris of the spacecraft splashed into the waters near Falkland Islands.

Space November 12, 2013

Lady Gaga to become first entertainer in space?

Lady Gaga is going to space and you aren't. Let that sink in.

Space November 11, 2013

Meet Yves Rossy: The man who flew over Mt. Fuji with a homemade jetpack

Yves Rossy, an ex-pilot, has flown over Mt. Fuji, using his own invented jetpack.

Space November 13, 2013

Chelyabinsk-type meteors more common than you thought, warns scientists

Scientists have warned that Chelyabinsk-type meteors are more common than thought.

Space November 13, 2013

Asteroid with 6 comet tails spotted

Astronomers have spotted an object that seems to have six comet tails.

Space November 11, 2013

Don't look up now but satellite debris may crash on your head

European Space Agency's Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer is getting closer to earth's atmosphere after running out of fuel. And, it's all set to crash onto terra firma on Sunday.

Space November 10, 2013

We are not alone: Kepler telescope finds numerous Earth-like, habitable planets

Billions of habitable planets in outer space. Which one of them contains life?

Space November 7, 2013

India joins Mars mission race

India's Mars Orbiter Mission is being considered as a well thought-out and a key milestone. Former ISRO Chairman K. Kasturirangan said that it will help boost New Delhi's credentials to join future collaborative international deep-space missions.

Space November 6, 2013

Boeing 737 production to ramp up to nearly 50 planes per month in 2017

Boeing confirmed that its 737 aircraft production will reach to up to 50 per month in 2017.

Space November 3, 2013

Japan scientists successfully test asteroid-blasting cannon

Japanese scientists have successfully tested an asteroid-blasting cannon.

Space October 29, 2013

Astronauts warn UN dangers posed by NEOs and ways to protect Earth

Astronauts have warned the UN about the dangers of near-earth objects (NEOs) and ways to protect Earth from their impact.

Space October 28, 2013

NASA laser communication shot at moon sets new speed record

NASA has a new laser beam communication technology that could allow the transfer of high definition content from space.

Space October 24, 2013

Space-tourism company offers balloon ride to stratosphere for $75k

People who can spare $75,000 can fulfill their lifelong dream of reaching space,almost, thanks to World View.

Space October 24, 2013

Hit or miss? Asteroid 2013 TV135 may peck Earth in 2032

A 1,350-ft-wide asteroid will brush by Earth in 2032.

Space October 21, 2013

Scientists stumped by whacky planetary system

A recent discovery of tilted orbits in multi-planetary system has stumped scientists.

Space October 20, 2013

Saturn's glory fully captured by NASA

The Cassini-Huygens mission of NASA recently snapped a set of images of Saturn. After processing, the mosaics produced footprints of what could be some of the most amazing images of the ringed-planet.

Space October 20, 2013

Biggest star in Milky Way in death throes, say fascinated scientists

W26, the largest known star in the cosmos, is nearing its end, per scientists.

Space October 18, 2013

Amaze 3D printing project to help European Space Agency build rocket parts

The European Space Agency (ESA) has revealed that it plans to "take 3D printing into the metal age" which it hopes to achieve by constructing parts for spacecrafts, jets and fusion projects.

Space October 17, 2013

Amaze 3D printing project to help European Space Agency build rocket parts

The European Space Agency (ESA) has revealed that it plans to "take 3D printing into the metal age" which it hopes to achieve by constructing parts for spacecrafts, jets and fusion projects.

Space October 17, 2013

Divers salvage Chelyabinsk meteor chunk from bottom of Russian lake

Scientists have found a huge fragment of the meteorite that hit the city of Chelyabinsk in Russia in February.

Space October 17, 2013

SpaceX Grasshopper rocket sets new leap record

The Grasshopper prototype rocket of Elon Musk's SpaceX had a successful test launch on October 7. Its flight and successful return to its launchpad was recorded by a hexacopter drone.

Space October 16, 2013

Diamonds strewn in Jupiter and Saturn's atmospheres: Research

Jupiter and Saturn may have diamonds in their atmosphere. Lots of them.

Space October 15, 2013

Jupiter probe Juno wakes up after short nap

Jupiter probe Juno is now fully active after it went on a safe mode unexpectedly.

Space October 14, 2013

Astronomers discover lost and lonely planet in Milky Way

Astronomers in Hawaii have discovered a free-floating planet in the Milky Way, which is not orbting any star.

Space October 12, 2013

Billionaire rocketeers duke it out for shuttle launch pad

The mothballed launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, which dispatched Neil Armstrong and his crew on their historic Apollo 11 mission in 1969, is the focus of a battle of another sort, between two billionaire techies seeking to dominate a new era of private space flight.

Space October 3, 2013

NASA finds plastic on Saturn's Titan moon

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found propylene, a chemical used to make household plastic containers, on Saturn's moon Titan, the space agency said.

Space October 3, 2013

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from California

An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Sunday to test upgrades before commercial satellite launch services begin later this year.

Space October 3, 2013

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