NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory News and Features 27 Oct 2009, 19:10 UTC An armada of robots may one day fly above the mountain tops of Saturn's moon Titan, cross its vast dunes and sail in its liquid lakes.
ESA Top News 27 Oct 2009, 13:31 UTC In readiness for launch on 2 November, ESA’s SMOS and Proba-2 satellites – encapsulated in the launcher fairing – have been transported from the cleanroom and installed in the launch tower at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia.
German Aerospace Center (DLR) 27 Oct 2009, 08:10 UTC Is the Earth the only place in our Solar System on which living organisms exist? Is there, for example, life on Mars? The goal of the European space mission ExoMars is to resolve this question. To this end, the atmosphere on Mars is being simulated at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Göttingen.
Royal Astronomical Society 26 Oct 2009, 00:10 UTC Follow the Moon on Twitter in this key online event in the International Year of Astronomy 2009. The Twitter Moonwatch takes place on the evenings of 26th and 27th October and is expected to attract thousands of participants from all over the world, all of whom can post and see images and descriptions of the Moon. To take part follow @astronomy2009uk and @NewburyAS on Twitter.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Press Releases 23 Oct 2009, 05:00 UTC The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is scheduled to launch the Venus Climate Orbiter
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory 22 Oct 2009, 16:00 UTC This is a composite image of the most distant galaxy cluster yet detected. This image contains X-rays from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, optical data from the Very Large Telescope (VLT) and optical and infrared data from the Digitized Sky Survey. This record-breaking object, known as JKCS041, is observed as it was when the Universe was just one quarter of its current age.