Space News Archive - February 16, 2010
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is now parked for the winter.
University of Arizona astronomers have helped solve a mystery surrounding the birth of stars in galaxies that has long puzzled scientists.
Experts said a meteorite that crashed into Earth 40 years ago contains millions of different carbon-containing, or organic, molecules.
The 11 crew members aboard space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 8:39 pm CST on Thursday, Feb 18.
Today Mars Express began a series of flybys of Phobos, the largest moon of Mars.
One of the most exciting scientific instruments ever built, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), arrived at ESAâ€™s Test Centre in the Netherlands for testing before being launched on the Space Shuttle to the ISS this July.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.