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Space

Hubble Telescope turns 25: Amazing moments of a technical wonder
A quarter of a century may be a short term for mankind, but the Hubble Telescope has managed to offer a plethora of amazing findings over this time, measuring our ever-expanding universe and furthering human knowledge of deep space.

24.04.2015 14:43

#EarthDay: Saving planet brings world together (PHOTOS)
Tens of millions of people have joined in celebrating Earth Day on April 22, marking its 45th anniversary with unique projects and events. The day saw groups, corporations and communities try to raise awareness at how to better protect our planet.

23.04.2015 02:21

Lyrid meteor shower: Spectacular show to light up the night sky
Take a peek into the heavens on Wednesday night and you may get a glimpse of the Lyrid meteor shower, which this year coincides with the Earth Day. The stunning celestial display could see as many as 100 meteors pass by every hour.

22.04.2015 01:38

Earth-wide telescope built to watch Milky Way black hole
Scientists might soon get closer to understanding the nature of the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole. To observe its mysterious event horizon, they are connecting a planet-wide system of telescopes that will “see” 1,000 times better than Hubble.

21.04.2015 19:55

​No beer in space: ISS crew opens up to RT about life in orbit (VIDEO)
In a rare video call to the International Space Station on Tuesday, RT asked Roscosmos cosmonaut Mikhail Korniyenko and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly questions from the channel's viewers. The crew opened up about the pros and cons of space life.

21.04.2015 09:47

‘Supervoid’ is 1.8bn light-years across, the largest single structure in universe - study
Astronomers have discovered a vast supervoid measuring 1.8 billion light-years across. They believe this will provide new insight into the remaining mysteries of the Big Bang.

20.04.2015 18:04

​ISS may be fitted with lasers to shoot space junk out of orbit
Space debris could be conquered by a laser mounted to the International Space Station (ISS), which would remove it from Earth's orbit entirely, according to Japanese scientists.

20.04.2015 13:38

​Japan plans moon mission in three years
Japan has announced that it is getting ready to launch its first unmanned mission to the Moon in 2018, which would make it the fourth nation to land on Earth’s satellite and help pave the way for manned missions in the future.

20.04.2015 14:29

Human hibernation possible? Scientists eye new space exploration tech
Researchers are looking to apply hibernation-like techniques already used in medicine for space travel. Trials to test if ‘freezing’ a person for weeks is okay are already underway.

19.04.2015 05:34

That was close: Crash landing of Falcon 9 rocket booster seen at arm's length (VIDEO)
A leaked GoPro video appears to show what exactly went wrong with the reusable first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket when landing on April 15, after it successfully launched from Cape Canaveral.

18.04.2015 12:09

White dwarf has Napoleon Complex, destroys passing planet
Perhaps the former planet dared give a white dwarf the raspberry. Perhaps the white dwarf was auditioning for the new Star Wars film by doing its best Death Star impression. Either way, the white dwarf obliterated a whole planet that ventured nearby.

17.04.2015 22:26

​‘Reading you clear, ISS’: RT to talk live with space crew
On April 21, RT’s Peter Scott will host a live Q&A session with Mikhail Korniyenko and Scott Kelly, current crew members of the International Space Station.

17.04.2015 11:30