Space News Archive - July 09, 2010
A team of astronomers from Germany, Bulgaria and Poland have used a completely new technique to find an exotic extrasolar planet.
The zombie satellite that controllers lost contact with in April is still drifting around in space, with engineers keeping a close eye as the Galaxy 15 satellite approaches two other spacecraft.
At the end of June, ESAâ€™s six astronaut candidates were thrown out of a helicopter, left to drift at sea and abandoned under the hot Mediterranean sun â€“ but luckily they were well-trained and under supervision.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Ramon "Ray" Lugo III as director of the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, effective July 18.
The French Polynesias will experience the islands' first solar eclipse in 350 years on Sunday.
- In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.