Space News Archive - May 26, 2009
Since the early 1990s astronomers have discovered more than 300 planets orbiting stars other than our sun, nearly all of them gas giants like Jupiter.
Three astronauts are preparing for a journey to the recently expanded International Space Station on Wednesday.
The US space agency says it has selected the Raytheon Co of Riverdale, Md, for a bridge contract.
The US space agency says it's planning the final events prior to space shuttle Endeavour's STS-127 June mission to the International Space Station.
NASA is taking further steps to engage undergraduate and graduate students in NASA science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, research and interactive opportunities.
Scientists have reported the discovery of formic acid at record levels in a meteorite that splashed into Tagish Lake in Canada in 2000.
ESA's gravity mission GOCE has achieved a first in the history of satellite technology.