The Missouri River rises in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, and flows generally to the south-east for 3,767 kilometres (2,341 miles) to its
We are right in the middle of a new kind of space race, one in which the heavens above our heads have become a stage for all kinds of exploits, both
India’s first mission to Mars has been delayed by around a week, it’s been confirmed.
The Indian Space Research Organisation said bad weather had
Europe’s newest spacecraft, the IXV, or Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle, has moved a step closer to its planned launch in 2014.
He is only 34 centimetres tall and weighs just one kilo, but he’s going to be launched into space. Kirobo, a knee-high talking robot, rocketed off
In May this year, a serious leak of ammonium coolant caused an emergency on the International Space Station. There was only one way to fix the
The next space sensation, making history hundreds of kilometres above our heads. Luca Parmitano is the youngest astronaut on a long term mission to
A Russian rocket carrying three navigation satellites worth around $200 million crashed shortly after lift-off from the Russian-leased Baikonur
Every day, 400 kilometres above our heads, there are astronauts living in space. Their home is the ISS, the frontier outpost of human exploration
April 12, 1961: The Soviet Union wins the space race against the USA when Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space. Gagarin was launched into
Most European countries are going through an economic and financial crisis which threatens all sectors of their industries. In this tumultuous
The world’s first supersonic skydiver, Felix Baumgartner, said he has officially retired from the daredevil business after shattering three world
Where does life come from?
Are we really just stardust?
And is there life elsewhere than on this planet?
A new form of science poses all these
In May 25, 2012 the first commercial spacecraft berthed with the International Space Station.
A private company achieved something only national
Europe has adopted an extensive monitoring program to keep tabs on the environment whilst keeping us safe; it is called GMES, or Global Monitoring
They are only the size of a domestic washing machine but ESA’s mini-satellites are getting some big results. The Proba series is busy observing the
After 520 days of total isolation in a mock spaceship, the Mars 500 crew were reunited with their loved ones in the outside world.
In this edition
Everything must come to an end. That is true for humanity and for satellites. After 16 years of loyal service observing our earth the ERS satellite
A chapter in the history of space has ended with the launch of the American Shuttle Atlantis which marks the retirement of the Space Shuttle. It’s a
The focus of this week’s i-talk, Euronews’ new programme presented by “Mr. Europe” Alex Taylor, is the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s trip to
This week 50 years ago, for the first time in human history, a man left the Earth and travelled in space. Who was Yuri Gagarin, how did that flight