NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. This discovery and the introduction of 11 other new small habitable zone candidate […]
An unmanned Russian supply ship has burned up over the Pacific Ocean after a failed cargo run to the International Space Station. The Russian space ag ...
Bulgaria will see a partial solar eclipse on March 20, when the shadow of new moon will blot out about half the sun’s disc in late morning. In S ...
Engineers at the European Space Agency opened an early Christmas present — a new satellite for the Galileo navigation program. The satellite, manufa ...
Hundreds of millions of kilometers from earth, a European spacecraft made history Wednesday by successfully landing on the icy, dusty surface of a speeding comet – an audacious first designed […]
The Philae landing vehicle landed on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko at 5:03 p.m. CET. The news was first sent out in a Twitter message from the European Space Agency. […]
A landing vehicle launched from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta robotic space probe should land on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko today. The Rosetta was launched in 2004 and reached the comet 10 […]
The first two Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites, launched on August 22 from the Guiana Space Centre, have not reached their intended orbits. The satellites were launched as payload […]
The EU satellite navigation programme Galileo signed a 500 million euro agreement for three Ariane-5 launchers on August 20 with Arianespace, which will bring an operational Galileo service much closer. […]
A space probe that has been racing across the solar system to catch up with a comet for a decade will finally reach its historic destination Wednesday. The European Space […]