Hayabusa 2 Begins Her Long Journey Back to Earth

Hayabusa 2 space probe, on November 13, will begin its journey of 700 million…

Salt level on ancient Mars lake suitable for sustaining life, scientists say

A team of scientists from Kanazawa University found that water salinity in an ancient…

Hayabusa2 completes quests and will return to Earth

The Hayabusa2 spacecraft has completed all of its main Ryugu asteroid observation missions, according to…

'Hypersonic Space Plane' promises four hours flight from London to Sydney to 2030

Flight time from London to Sydney can be reduced by 80% to 2030 if…

3 Physicists Win Nobel Prize for Discoveries in Cosmology

Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz…

KAGRA, the gravitational wave detector opens in Gifu underground

A ceremony was held on 4 October in Gifu Prefecture to mark the…

JAXA lands spacecraft on Ryugu asteroid

Japan's space agency says its Hayabusa2 spacecraft has launched a small spacecraft that…

British scientists discover the oldest galaxy cluster

Astronomers have discovered a cluster of galaxies that are 13 billion years old, the most…

NASA chief says security is needed to safely explore space

NASA chief says space security is necessary for the United States to…

H-2B rocket takes off with supplies for International Space Station

After a two week delay, an H-2B rocket was launched here on September 25,…

Ministry of Defense considers using private satellites for intelligence gathering

The Ministry of Defense is considering installing sensors on private company satellites in the United States…

Australia wants to help Trump reach the moon and beyond

Australia will invest 150 million dollars (101 million dollars) in its companies and technology…

Planet Beyond Solar System Has Water, Scientists Say

A distant planet in the constellation Leo has been named the most livable world known besides the…

India loses contact with Chandrayaan-2 when trying to land on the moon

India's space agency said it lost contact on Saturday with its lunar module…

Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft from India takes its first moon picture

The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft from the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched in July has just sent…

Scientists discover new meteorite material that crashed on Earth

On 1951, a meteorite crashed in the Australian city of Wedderburn. It has been studied since then.

Russian nuclear agency confirms role in rocket explosion

Russia's nuclear energy agency said an explosion that caused the rise in the…

LightSail 2 Elevates Orbit Using Solar Energy Only

The Planetary Society announced on Wednesday that its LightSail 2 spacecraft, which was launched last month…

SDF aims to create special defense unit by the end 2020

The government is making final deals to create a space unit in the Self Defense Forces -…

Hawaii grants 2 postponement for giant telescope construction

The start of building a huge mountain-top telescope in Hawaii will be…

Japan to launch cargo rocket for ISS in September

Japan will launch a rocket to the International Space Station in September containing a transporter of…