This is just one piece of a giant panorama. (Credit: Screenshot by Amanda Kooser/CNET) NASA is going big. Very big. The space agency used technology from panoramic equipment and software company GigaPan to help stitch together a massive image of the surface of Mars that hits 1.3 billion pixels. Show More Summary
Hop into your triangle-shaped spaceship and start shooting dots at drifting polygons, because NASA wants you to do your part in stopping asteroids from destroying the planet. On Tuesday, the space agency announced the Asteroid Grand Challenge, a wide-ranging initiative aimed at tracking and eliminating asteroids that could impact the Earth. Show More Summary
On Monday at 12:25 GMT, the European Space Agency (ESA) executed final shutdown on the Herschel space telescope after shooting it into solar orbit. This shutdown marks the end of Herschel’s successful four-year mission of deep space observation, which was terminated when it ran out of liquid helium in April. Show More Summary
It doesn't take an Einstein to see that international differences can still crop up on the final frontier: Take the case of the European Space Agency's Einstein cargo craft, for example. Russian concerns about some potentially moldy cargo bags caused a holdup in the schedule for …
NASA wants to send a manned mission to an asteroid as early as 2021 but needs help from citizen scientists around the world to identify a suitable space rock to land on and explore, the US space agency said Tuesday.
NASA's latest "Grand Challenge" is a biggie: Can you think of better ways to find potentially threatening near-Earth asteroids and do something about those threats? Your ideas could become part of the space agency's vision for the next decade. The Asteroid Grand Challenge was ann …
The European Space Agency’s Herschel Space Observatory received its final commands yesterday, having depleted the liquid helium required to make its infrared observations.
Caught in a state of financial purgatory, the New York Knicks will use whatever cap space they have left to hopefully reshape a roster that could possibly be decimated by key departures this summer. Only seven Knicks players are under...Show More Summary
Don’t expect the Boston Celtics to do too much splurging during free agency. With a payroll that is cutting it close to the cap, the team doesn ’t have sufficient space to draw in the big names. Instead, the Celtics will most likely settle for far less expensive options to address their needs. Show More Summary
NASA has picked eight new astronauts, half of them women, according to a press release from the space agency. NASA said this was the "the highest percentage of female astronaut candidates ever selected for a class." The American space agency announced that the eight astronauts were chosen from among 6,100 applicants, the equivalent of a [...]
The largest and most powerful infrared telescope in space has been shut down, European Space Agency announces.
As important as the upcoming NBA draft will be for the Phoenix Suns, management cannot underestimate the value and by Solid Savings" href="#">power of free agency. The Suns will enter this summer with plenty of cap space, and that should give them more than enough options in free agency. Show More Summary
The mortgage REITs space is in a lot of trouble right now as speculation regarding the Fed’s tapering off of its quantitative easing program has led to an increase in long term interest rates. Investor favorites like American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) and ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE:ARR) have witnessed the sharpest price declines in [...]
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has announced that he will be retiring from the Canadian Space Agency effective on July 3rd, 2013. Hadfield recently returned from a five-month mission aboard the International Space Station, and has been working in government service for the past 35 years. To say goodbye to these good people today was much [...]
The European Space Agency and MIT is setting up a tournament where students can earn points by controlling the movement of volleyball-sized spheres located inside the International Space Station. Read more...
WebRTC's roadmap (Photo credit: Tsahi Levent-Levi) WebRTC is hot. My agency already has 7 clients engaged deeply into the space as it is a disruptive technology that is changing the way the world communicates – While a benefit and threat...Show More Summary
At Mediabistro’s AllTwitter Marketing Conference, NASA’s social media manager said that Twitter has created a once-in-a-lifetime change in the way the space agency communicates with the world. SocialTimes editor Devon Glenn shared tips from the presentation on today’s edition of the Morning Media Menu. Show More Summary
Russia's failed Phobos-Grunt Mars moon probe project could be given a second chance in 2022-25, space agency Roscosmos said on Tuesday.
Canadian astronaut and internet hero Chris Hadfield announced his retirement from the Canadian Space Agency on Monday, ending a 35-year career. Read more...