NASA’s Voyager 2 probe entered Interstellar Space after crossing the outer edge of the heliosphere on Nov. 5

For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA’s Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere – the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun. Comparing data from different instruments aboard the trailblazing spacecraft, mission scientists determined the probe crossed the outer…

NASA InSight Lander Arrives on Martian Surface to Learn What Lies Beneath

Mars has just received its newest robotic resident. NASA’s Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander successfully touched down on the Red Planet after an almost seven-month, 300-million-mile (458-million-kilometer) journey from Earth. InSight’s two-year mission will be to study the deep interior of Mars to learn how all celestial bodies with…

ALERT Current crew could be stranded in the Space Station beyond their planned December departure

The current space station crew is  facing an uncertain departure date while the space capsule is grounded. In a communication with Moscow State University (MSU) on Sunday, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev – who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) – recalled Thursday’s emergency. “We watched the rocket coming out of the atmosphere. There…

BREAKING Crew to make emergency landing after Soyuz rocket malfunctions during launch

A problem has occurred during the launch of the Soyuz spacecraft to the ISS with Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague onboard. Please reload the page for updates… UPDATE 18 Alexander Gerst shared this photo of today’s aborted Soyuz launch taken from the International Space Station. UPDATE 17 According to reports, at 1st stage separation, there was structural…

BREAKING Space station leak could be deliberate sabotage after several attempts at drilling found

Russia launched checks Tuesday after its space chief said an air leak on the International Space Station last week could have been deliberate sabotage. UPDATE The special commission formed by the Russian Energia Rocket and Space Corporation qualifies the incident involving the hole in the Soyuz spacecraft docked to the Space Station as “deliberate actions of…

BREAKING Pressure sensors detected a depressurization in the International Space Station possibly caused by a micrometeorite impact

Pressure sensors detected a depressurization in the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday night. The crew had to search for a leak, which was eventually traced to the Russian space capsule docked with the station. The leak was found in the Soyuz craft, which is docked with the ISS, reported Russian space chief Dmitry Rogozin.…