Space News Archive - July 03, 2012
ESA announced on Monday that its Gaia billion-star surveyor's main antenna's test is running on schedule.
Former astronaut Alan G. Poindexter, who flew on space shuttle missions to the International Space Station, died on Sunday from injuries following a jet ski accident.
The cosmos is full of outstanding imagery, and a new image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has shot back another outstanding image back to Earth.
The Hubble Space Telescope has unleashed a new image of a geyser of hot gas flowing from a newborn star.
NASA astronaut Stephen Robinson has left the space agency.
NASA invites its social media followers to a two-day NASA Social on Aug. 22-23, at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the launch of NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission.
- 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.