Space News Archive - January 15, 2009
For the first time, it has been possible to quantify the amount of hydrogen naturally escaping each year from the Earth's atmosphere.
A new tracking system is making use of satellite navigation data to ensure safe roads in Europe.
Speculation erupted on Wednesday due to new reports that President-elect Barack Obama may be considering his new appointee to take over as NASA chief.
The European Space Agency (ESA) Director General met with reporters on Wednesday to outline a number of major events planned for 2009.
Astronomers from around the world have gathered in Paris for the start of the International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009), the largest network ever for sharing the wonders of the Universe with the public.
NASA TVâ€™s broadcast on Thursday confirmed that Mars is, indeed, an active planet in our solar system, as the first definitive detection of methane gas has been released into the red planetâ€™s atmosphere.