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Watch: Chinese rocket crashes after unplanned launch

The incident did not cause in any casualties, the Space Pioneer company has said. A Chinese Tianlong-3 rocket broke free from its moorings on Sunday...

Watch: Chinese probe returns from dark side of the Moon

The Chang’e-6 lunar module has safely landed, bringing back a sample of soil from the far side of Earth’s satellite. China’s unmanned Chang’e-6 lunar probe...

Watch: Spacecraft debris falls in populated area

The incident apparently happened during the launch of a Chinese-French satellite. A video apparently showing debris from a spacecraft hitting the ground in a populated...

‘Space Gandalf’ Greg Quicke Passes Away at 62 after short battle with cancer

Australian astronomer Greg Quicke, known affectionately as 'Space Gandalf,' has died at the age of 62. Quicke, from Broome in Western Australia, gained widespread recognition...

China achieves landmark moon landing, aiming for first dark side samples

China successfully landed its Chang'e-6 uncrewed spacecraft on the far side of the moon on Sunday, marking a significant achievement in its space exploration...

Japan to study UFO threat – media

Lawmakers plan to form a cross-party panel to probe potentially dangerous unidentified anomalous phenomena. Japanese lawmakers are planning to establish a bipartisan group within the...

NZ forks out over $100 Million in development and use of US military satellite network

New Zealand has allocated approximately $113 million towards the development and utilisation of a network of US military satellites, according to official documents. For the...

Aurora link to HAARP mooted

Extraordinary displays of aurora have captivated viewers around the globe, reaching latitudes that rarely experience the light shows. Experts say the spectacular phenomenon was sparked...

Extreme geomagnetic storm prompts grid emergency precautions

A severe geomagnetic storm impacting Earth has been upgraded to an "extreme" G5 classification, leading power grid operator Transpower to issue a "grid emergency"...

Scientist pitches ‘morbid’ theory on why aliens haven’t made contact

Extraterrestrial civilizations may have been destroyed by gamma-ray bursts, astronomer Frederick Walter has said. Alien civilizations have not yet made contact with humans because they...

Solar eclipse witnessed by millions

North America was treated to a celestial spectacle on April 8, 2024, as a total solar eclipse graced the skies. Millions of skywatchers across the...

US performs first Moon landing since 1972

The Odysseus spacecraft has successfully reached the lunar surface. The Odysseus lander designed by private aerospace company Intuitive Machines has become the first US-made spacecraft...

Trans-Tasman agreement ‘to advance space science and technology’

The New Zealand Space Agency has signed a space science and technology partnership agreement with Australia’s leading space research organisation, the SmartSat Co-operative Research...

Damage ends NASA’s ‘Ingenuity’ helicopter mission on Mars

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, known for its pioneering achievement as the first powered flight on another world, has ended its mission due to damage. The...

Failed US moon lander destroyed over the Pacific

US spacecraft Peregrine One has burned up in the Earth's atmosphere over the Pacific. The spacecraft was operated by Pittsburgh-based Astrobotic and suffered a propulsion...

Peruvian ‘aliens’ forensic analysis revealed

Alien-like specimens discovered in Peru last year are not evidence of extraterrestrial life, scientists have said. The supposed mummified remains of two alien-like figures seized...

Gigantic ‘Galactic Ring’ questions fundamental cosmic theories

Scientists at the University of Central Lancashire have discovered an immense, ring-shaped cosmic structure named the 'Big Ring'. It measures 1.3 billion light-years in diameter,...

NASA postpones launch of much-hyped new rockets

The Artemis II and III lunar missions were expected to take off in 2024 and 2025 respectively. NASA has delayed two of its flagship missions...

US firm abandons Moon landing

A fuel leak has forced Astrobotic Technology to cancel the nation’s first attempted lunar surface mission in over 50 years. US efforts to return to...

Musk reveals stance on aliens

The SpaceX tycoon has said that humanity is likely “the only consciousness that exists”. Humankind is most likely the only species “in this part of...

James Webb Telescope snaps stunning image of ‘chaotic’ galactic centre

The US space agency NASA has published a new image from the James Webb Space Telescope showing a region near the center of the...

Second launch of SpaceX rocket ends in explosion

Elon Musk’s corporation said the test will help to improve Starship’s reliability, as ‘success comes from what we learn’. The second integrated flight test of...

Mexican Congress renews scrutiny of alleged alien mummies

A group of scientists speaking before the country’s legislature allege recently-presented extraterrestrial remains serve as “real” evidence of “non-human beings.” From E.T. to Alf, alien...

Rocket Lab Adds New HASTE Launch from Virginia for the Department of Defense’s Defense Innovation Unit

Rocket Lab today announced it has signed a launch services agreement with the US Department of Defense’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) for a HASTE...

Astronomers discover oldest black hole yet

One aspect of the black hole has never been seen before: it is at a growth stage that is so early, its mass is...

Moon’s Morning Shivers: Mysterious lunar tremors traced back to Apollo 17 Lander

The moon, once a hotbed of geological activity billions of years ago, now preserves its turbulent past through features such as extinct volcanoes and...

India launches probe to Sun

The mission, which aims to study the solar atmosphere, will take 125 days to reach the designated point. India’s maiden solar mission – Aditya-L1 –...

India releases first photo from Moon landing

The Chandrayaan-3 mission made the historic lunarfall near the south pole. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Wednesday released the first photo from its...

Russia reveals reason for Moon crash

The Luna-25 module experienced trouble turning its engines off, Roscosmos has said. The head of Russia’s Roscosmos space agency, Yury Borisov, has revealed the main...

Watch: Australians stunned as ‘meteor’ lights up Melbourne skies

The recent cosmic display left many observers awestruck, with some describing their reactions as being "gobsmacked and mesmerized" while being unable to tear their...

India’s Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft enters Moon orbit

The country’s third moon mission makes a crucial maneuver after completing two-thirds of its journey. India’s third lunar exploration mission, Chandrayaan-3, has been successfully inserted...

Scientists discover why sun’s corona is hotter than solar surface

For years, researchers have remained puzzled by the fact that the sun's corona reaches temperatures exceeding 1.8 million degrees Fahrenheit (one million degrees Celsius),...

‘No proof’ US landed on moon – Ex-Russian space boss

Dmitry Rogozin says that while many in Roscosmos defended Washington’s version of events, no one could produce irrefutable proof. The former head of Russia’s Roscosmos...

Japanese moon mission makes ‘hard landing’

The Japanese-made lander took off for the Moon on a SpaceX rocket late last year. A Moon-landing mission spearheaded by a Tokyo-based tech firm appears...

Hyundai Motor Group starts building lunar exploration mobility rover

South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor Group announced on Thursday that it has begun developing a lunar exploration mobility rover in cooperation with several South...

US military drone spotted UFO over Middle East – Pentagon

The “metallic orb” is the first detected by an unmanned craft. The Pentagon on Wednesday declassified a video shot by a US MQ-9 Reaper drone...

NASA responds to Ukraine’s satellite claim

A glow in the sky seen from Kiev was not connected to a satellite about to re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere, the US space agency...

‘We’ve got aliens living on this planet’ – India’s first cosmonaut

The real “aliens” are those who destroy our planet for personal gain, Rakesh Sharma told RT. Traveling to space aboard a Soviet rocket made Rakesh...

NASA names moon mission crew

Three Americans and a Canadian will eventually embark on a trip to lunar orbit NASA names moon mission crew. The US space agency announced on Monday...

Black hole ‘bigger than the majority of galaxies in the universe’ discovered

The celestial phenomenon is estimated to have a mass more than 30 billions times that of the Sun. An ‘ultramassive’ black hole described as being...

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