NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory News and Features 10 Dec 2009, 20:12 UTC The launch of NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) is now rescheduled for Dec. 14.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory News and Features 10 Dec 2009, 20:12 UTC Results of diagnostic tests on Spirit's right-rear wheel on Sol 2109 (Dec. 8, 2009) continue to indicate a troubled wheel, which may leave the rover with only four operable wheels.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory News and Features 10 Dec 2009, 20:12 UTC Liftoff of a Delta II rocket and its NASA payload, the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), has been delayed 24 hours.
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory 10 Dec 2009, 17:00 UTC This composite image of data from three different telescopes shows an ongoing collision between two galaxies, NGC 6872 and IC 4970.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory News and Features 9 Dec 2009, 20:12 UTC Bundle up and get ready to watch a fiery lightshow stirred up by dead comets in Earth's upper atmosphere during the cold of winter in the dead of night.
ESA Space Science 9 Dec 2009, 09:17 UTC ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray observatory is celebrating its 10th anniversary. During its decade of operation, this remarkable space observatory has supplied new data for every aspect of astronomy. From our cosmic backyard to the further reaches of the Universe, XMM-Newton has changed the way we think of space.
NASA's Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Mission 9 Dec 2009, 00:00 UTC A specialized camera on a telescope operated by U.K. astronomers from Liverpool has made the first measurement of magnetic fields in the afterglow of a gamma-ray burst (GRB). The result is reported in the Dec.10 issue of Nature magazine by the team of Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) astronomers who built and operate the telescope and its unique scientific camera, named RINGO.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory News and Features 8 Dec 2009, 20:12 UTC NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter today has been taken out of the precautionary 'safe mode' it had been in since August.
Royal Astronomical Society 8 Dec 2009, 14:03 UTC Using the recently updated Hubble Space Telescope (HST) two teams of UK astronomers have identified galaxies which are likely to be the most distant yet seen. The UK teams, one led by Andrew Bunker and Stephen Wilkins at the University of Oxford and the other by Ross McLure and Jim Dunlop at the University of Edinburgh, share their results in forthcoming papers in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Image shows a portion of the Hubble Deep Field, with...