Space News Archive - July 11, 2012
On July 8th, 1947, the Roswell Daily Record ran a headline claiming a “flying saucer” had been captured at a local ranch, thus giving birth to one of the world’s greatest “conspiracies.”
The U.K. government is embracing the future by working on regulations in order to allow the operation of spaceplanes.
NASA's Aqua satellite got a cold stare from Emilia. Infrared satellite data revealed that cloud top temperatures around Hurricane Emilia's eye were bitter cold.
A panoramic satellite image shows an active eastern Pacific Ocean with three tropical systems that appear to be chasing each other.
UI researchers develop technique to help pollution forecasters see past clouds
An asteroid has been named after U.S. gay rights pioneer and astronomer Frank Kameny, who died last year.
As Curiosity continues to trot its way through space towards Mars, a NASA official acknowledged that the mission could still face trouble.
Dark galaxies may have been spotted for the very first time using the European Space Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT).
Dark galaxies are small, gas-rich galaxies in the early Universe that are very inefficient at forming stars.
A team of astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is reporting the discovery of another moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto.
- The ragged surface of a lava-flow.