Kyndal Cornwell

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Gemini: the spacecraft that paved the way to the Moon

Richard Hollingham looks back on one of the space race’s most daring and hair-raising missions<p>On June 5th, 1966, 200 kilometers above Australia, Gene Cernan was attempting to activate one of the most ill-conceived, badly designed, and dangerous pieces of equipment ever flown in space.<p>The Astronaut …

Mars Express videos the red planet from orbit

Here's something for those tired of looking at rock-and-dust photos of Mars: an entrancing video clip of the planet spinning taken by the European Space Agency's Mars Express. ESA's Mars Express mission is comprised of a lander called Beagle 2 and an orbiter, which was responsible for the video …

Mars

How to Build a City on the Moon

The new head of the European Space Agency wants to give it a try.<p>Humans haven’t set foot on the moon since 1972. That hasn’t stopped Johann-Dietrich Woerner, the new director general of the Paris-based European Space Agency, from pushing mankind toward more of a giant lunar leap than another small …

Buzz Aldrin's Surprise Paperwork From Moon Mission

Even after a trip to the moon, Buzz Aldrin still had to clear customs.<p>The American astronaut has been sharing some of his travel documents from his …

Metal Flowers, A New Wolf, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

Lake Erie

Fly Over Dwarf Planet Ceres' Mysterious Bright Spots in New NASA Video

With or without 3-D glasses, a newly released video tour of Ceres offers a new perspective on the dwarf planet's dramatic and diverse surface.<p>The new Ceres video tour, which was compiled from images gathered by NASA's orbiting Dawn spacecraft, scopes out the mysterious bright spots at the bottom of …

Earth, Moon, Venus, and Jupiter Lined Up in a Row, as Seen From the ISS

On July 19th, after NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s 114th day on the International Space Station, Kelly pointed his camera out a window and captured …

Astronomy

Curiosity has been on Mars for 3 years, and all we got were these awesome photos

NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring the surface of Mars since it landed on the red planet three years ago.<p>Since then, Curiosity has beamed home …

Planetary Habitability

The bountiful harvest aboard the International Space Station is part of Nasa’s Veggie experiment to make spacecrafts more self-sustaining for longer missions<p>It was one small bite for man, one giant meal for mankind.<p>On a gustatory adventure never attempted by humanity, astronauts have for the first …

Space Science