Space Travel

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Space Travel

The European Space Agency is finally set to launch the Sentinel-3A, its latest Copernicus oberservation satellite. With expectations high, DW provides a close-up look at this Sentinel and ...
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Animal Concervation Enviroment Space Travel

Years before humans made it to the moon, dogs, primates, and other animals were sent into space to test the survivability of spaceflight. These animals were forced to take ...
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Space Travel

Scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with the space probe, after its solar batteries were shaded from the sun. The comet landing, in November 2014, was ...
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Space Travel

US researchers have confirmed they’ve successfully measured so-called ripples in the fabric of space-time. The world of physics has been abuzz with rumors that Einstein’s last unproven theory ...
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PHOTO DATE: 01-25-16
LOCATION: B220 - HERA Facility
SUBJECT: HERA crew members before they ingress for their mission simulation.
PHOTOGRAPHER: BILL STAFFORD
Habitats Space Travel

This 30 day mission will help our researchers learn how isolation and close quarters affect individual and group behavior. This study at our Johnson Space Center prepares us ...
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Space Travel

Despite its unassuming appearance, the edge-on spiral galaxy captured in the left half of this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image is actually quite remarkable. Located about one billion ...
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Space Travel

By Joel Achenbach Photographs by Richard Barnes There’s a scene in Stanley Kubrick’s comic masterpiece Dr. Strangelove in which Jack D. Ripper, an American general who’s gone rogue ...
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Energy Space Travel

Written by Lisa Rising Berry There are many discussions about what this Wave of energy is going to do for us, and what can we do to prepare ...
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Space Travel

Written by Jeff Roberts Scientists just observed the largest supernova in recorded history, PBS reports. The massive explosion, titled ASASSN-15lh, belongs to a very rare class of “superluminous supernovae,” and ...
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Energy Solar Space Travel

Since 2008, the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) has been working hard to develop technologies to transmit electricity wirelessly. The goal of the Space Solar Power Systems (SSPS), is ...
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