Space News Archive - February 10, 2010
Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing new 3D maps of the interstellar gas in the local area around our Sun.
The space shuttle Endeavour docked with the International Space Station at 11:06 pm CST Tuesday, delivering the Tranquility module and its new room with a view, the cupola.
The Orion Nebula reveals many of its hidden secrets in a dramatic image taken by ESOâ€™s new VISTA survey telescope.
At this very moment, tens of thousands of home computers around the world are quietly working together to solve the largest and most basic mysteries of our galaxy.
The Solar Dynamics Observatory will observe the sun faster, deeper, and in greater detail than previous observatories, breaking barriers of time-scale and clarity that have long blocked progress in solar physics.
NASA presented its highest honor for quality and performance, the George M. Low Award, to two companies that share a commitment to teamwork, safety, customer service, technical and managerial excellence.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.