Arianespace Press Releases 28 Jul 2009, 02:08 UTC Arianespace Chairman and CEO Jean-Yves Le Gall and Rene Oosterlinck, director of the Galileo Program and Navigation related activities at ESA, inked the launch services contract during an opening-day signature ceremony at the 2009 Paris Air Show. The Galileo system will be Europe’s own space-based global navigation satellite network, providing a highly accurate, guaranteed global positioning service under civilian control.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory News and Features 24 Jul 2009, 19:07 UTC Mars rover team members have begun a new phase of testing at JPL -- using longer-duration experiments -- in their preparations for driving Spirit again on Mars.
Hubble Space Telescope News 24 Jul 2009, 19:00 UTC The checkout and calibration of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has been interrupted to aim the recently refurbished observatory at a new expanding spot on the giant planet Jupiter. The spot, caus...
Gemini Observatory 23 Jul 2009, 20:12 UTC Jupiter is sporting a glowing bruise after getting unexpectedly whacked by a small solar system object, according to astronomers using the Gemini North telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawai'i. A spectacular new mid-infrared image is available for download on this page.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope 23 Jul 2009, 17:00 UTC Spitzer Space Telescope has imaged a wild creature of the dark -- a coiled galaxy with an eye-like object at its center.
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory 23 Jul 2009, 17:00 UTC Officially known as 1E0102.2-7129, a supernova remnant in the Small Magellanic Cloud.