Tag: Space
10 days ago
irishstar.com

'150,000 tons' of water frost found atop Mars' tallest volcanoes

Water frost found atop the gargantuan volcanoes could come in handy for human exploration missions in the future

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21 days ago
irishstar.com

Boeing's inaugural astronaut mission halted minutes before launch into space

Boeing's first astronaut flight to the International Space Station was called off at the last minute

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22 days ago
irishstar.com

Boeing to launch space rocket today despite 'catastrophic' warnings

Boeing’s Starliner is set to launch today, despite warnings from NASA that the mission could potentially be 'catastro...

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28 days ago
irishstar.com

Botched SpaceX engine test ends in dramatic explosion

The test of a Raptor engine ended in disaster when the test stand was engulfed in flames

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29 days ago
irishstar.com

Rare 'planet parade' to occur bringing celestial magic to the sky

Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, and Uranus will line up in a straight formation on June 3

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about 1 month ago
irishstar.com

New 'alien' planet that could host life discovered

Gliese 12 b has a surface temperature of 107 degrees Fahrenheit, just a few degrees off the current temperatures in L...

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about 1 month ago
irishstar.com

Baby stars captured in new detail as telescope captures striking images

A massive cradle of baby stars some 1,300 light-years away has been observed by the European Space Agency's Euclid ob...

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about 1 month ago
irishstar.com

Full Flower Moon to peak in US skies this week

The Flower Moon will light up the skies on Thursday

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about 1 month ago
irishstar.com

Alien megastructures may be using our stars as power sources

Alien plants may be using the stars in the Milky Way to generate power

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about 1 month ago
irishstar.com

Northern Lights could be visible in US this weekend due to 'severe' solar storm

A geomagnetic storm caused by multiple outbursts from the sun is expected to hit Earth on Friday, triggering colorful...

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3 months ago
irishstar.com

Ways to watch total solar eclipse if you're not in path of rare phenomenon

Millions of people live along the total solar eclipse's path from the Mexico's Pacific coast to eastern Canada

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3 months ago
irishstar.com

Solar eclipse sweeps across Mexico, US and Canada in rare celestial event

The eclipse swept across 15 states in the US in a north-east direction

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3 months ago
irishstar.com

Watch solar eclipse live as US plunged into darkness in rare phenomenon

The full eclipse will last up to four minutes and 28 seconds

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3 months ago
irishstar.com

How religions have responded to total solar eclipses over the centuries

Throughout history, solar eclipses have had profound impact on adherents of various religions around the world. They ...

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3 months ago
irishstar.com

Solar eclipse safety tips, weather and where to watch in US, Mexico and Canada

The moon will shroud the sun for up to four minutes and 28 seconds on April 8

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3 months ago
inews.co.uk

I work at the world's highest observatory and see billions of years back in time

Fighting nausea, hypoxia and sunburn are just some of the hazards for this British astronomer working to discover the...

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4 months ago
irishstar.com

US county declares state of emergency ahead of total solar eclipse

Bell County is located just north of Austin in Texas, right in the eclipse's path of totality

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4 months ago
irishstar.com

What would happen without a Leap Day? More than you might think

The four-year phenomenon adds a 29th day to February

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5 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

Flaring 'Devil Comet' to be visible with naked eye as it passes Earth in 2024

The comet will be returning to our skies in March, according to scientists

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6 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

The Northern Lights will be easier to spot in 2024 due to solar cycle timing, scientists say

The UK Space Agency explained why 2024 could be an even better year to see the lights in a recent blog post

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6 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Breakthrough study hints aliens could live on Mercury despite Sun's searing heat

Scientists from the Planetary Research Institute used NASA's MESSENGER probe to explore glaciers of salt on Mercury's...

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6 months ago
mashable.com

NASA Mars rover posts glorious 'sundial' GIF

What does one Martian day look like?

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6 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

Met Office says Northern Lights could be spotted in England tonight

The stunning light display could be visible from northern England if skies are clear

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6 months ago
mashable.com

NASA beamed a cat video back to Earth from deep space

Taters: chasin' lasers and makin' history.

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6 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

Geminid meteor shower to peak this week - when to catch spectacular display

The Geminid meteor shower returns every December and is one of the most impressive displays you can catch in the UK

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7 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

Leonid meteor shower could be visible in night sky this weekend - how to watch

The Met Office says dark skies this weekend should make the meteors easier to spot

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7 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

Taurid meteor shower to peak TONIGHT with fireball display to light up skies

There's a good chance you'll be able to spot a meteor if there's a break in the clouds

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8 months ago
irishstar.com

Irish castle once attracted space enthusiasts from all over the world

Birr Castle was home to the world's largest telescope for 70 years

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8 months ago
businessinsider.com

At 26, I became the first Mexican-born woman in space

After landing a dream job at NASA, Katya Echazarreta applied to go to space. In 2022, she made history and became a v...

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9 months ago
inews.co.uk

Nasa unveils Bennu asteroid rock samples as it looks to unlock secrets of life on Earth

Around 250g of material - the largest sample from an asteroid ever brought back - is being studied by scientists afte...

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9 months ago
mashable.com

Swatch adds Webb telescope images to its watch bands

Wear the "Pillars of Creation" on your wrist.

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9 months ago
inews.co.uk

James Webb Telescope finds planet-like objects that 'shouldn't exist' free-floating in space

'Jumbos' - Jupiter-mass binary objects - come in pairs and have been spotted in the vast star-forming Orion Nebula

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9 months ago
inews.co.uk

Bennu asteroid sample returning to Earth could give a glimpse into our planet's history

The sample could yield 'crucial ingredients for understanding the formation of planets like Earth'

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9 months ago
inews.co.uk

Don't be too worried about the Empire State Building-sized asteroid colliding with Earth

Nasa has branded Bennu a 'potentially hazardous asteroid' - but there's no need to panic

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9 months ago
nationalworld.com

Asteroid autumn: Nasa reveals three missions this year to research asteroids in our solar system

One of these missions may give a glimpse into what the universe was like before our solar system

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9 months ago
nationalworld.com

The Parker probe: Nasa's spacecraft survives flying through a solar flare

This happened as the Sun approaches solar maximum

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9 months ago
nationalworld.com

Nasa: space agency names new head of UFO research after insisting identity would remain a secret

The name was revealed in a blog post by the space agency

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9 months ago
shieldsgazette.com

Kylian Mbappe suffers injury blow weeks before Newcastle United clash as striker a doubt for AC M...

Paris Saint-Germain and France superstar Kylian Mbappe has suffered an injury blow while on international duty.

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9 months ago
nationalworld.com

September 2023: Top astronomical events to see this month - from the equinox to the new Moon

Mercury being visible in the night sky this month is just one of the astronomical events to look out for

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