This panoramic view, photographed from the International Space Station (ISS), looking past the docked space shuttle Atlantis’ cargo bay and part of the station including a solar array panel toward Earth, was taken on July 14 as the joint complex passed over the southern hemisphere. Aurora Australis or the Soutern Lights can be seen on Earth’s horizon and a number of stars are visible also.
RIP to Jack Rabbit – China’s First Lunar Rover | China’s troubled Jade Rabbit lunar rover has died on the surface of the moon, state media reported Wednesday, in a major setback for the country’s ambitious space programme just weeks after its much-celebrated soft landing. The country’s first moon rover “could not be restored to […]
Mars Rover Opportunity Found a Mystery Rock | A mysterious rock that suddenly appeared in front of the stationary Opportunity Mars rover has scientists on Earth scratching their heads. The rover, which has been on Mars since Jan. 24, 2004, hasn’t moved in more than a month because scientists are waiting for better weather conditions. […]
Mystery Object Spotted on Google Moon | Is it part of an alien spaceship nestled under the dust of the moon, or a secret moon-base occupied by humans? Speculation has exploded over these controversial images which appear to show something unexplained on the surface of the moon. The triangular anomaly, spotted on Google’s map of […]