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Rival smartphones have travelled on the last space shuttle flight to the International Space Station, where they will undergo tests of their usefulness in space exploration
An Oxford facility will design, test and build the first high-definition streaming camera to be installed on the International Space Station, under a joint venture between the UK, Russia and Canada
The Heat-X1 rocket, built by a non-profit organisation, has carried the prototype Tycho Brahe spacecraft into the skies after a successful take-off in the Baltic Sea
It has been 50 years since astronaut Alan Shepard became the first American to enter the Earth's orbit, reaching an altitude of 116 miles
Alan Shepard became the first U.S. astronaut 50 years ago today. The mission set off a 50-year string leading to companies like Space-X and Virgin Galactic that are aiming to commercialize space. Here's a look at the computers behind NASA in 1961 and what counted as "high-speed" data transmission.
The young astronaut Jamie goes to an exciting space travel to study the Solar System. Help him overcome all the dangerous obstacles. "Astronaut...
Six volunteers on a simulated journey to Mars have reached their destination, having been in isolation in a facility in Moscow since June 2010
The six windows of the International Space Station's cupola observation deck provide stunning panoramic views of Earth
Lift off with the Space Legend and his Galaxy Jetpack!!Simply touch the screen to jump and release to fall. The longer you hold the...
ZDNet UK's sister site silicon.com visited Johnson Space Center in Texas, touring a model of Nasa's Space Shuttle that astronauts use for training
While it's not exactly five-star cuisine, astronauts survive on more than the freeze-dried 'space food' found in museum gift shops. To get a look inside NASA's kitchen, I spoke last week with Michele Perchonok, Shuttle Food System manager at Johnson Space Center.
An astronaut's view on iPads in space, system outages and zero-G typing
A NASA astronaut at the International Space Station on Friday became the first person to "check in" from space, using mobile geolocation service Foursquare.
"I look forward to feeling the sun on my skin," one astronaut says from the sea floor, adding that it's always noisy when you're underwater -- just like in space.
NASA is working on how to control bacteria on the space ships.
Web sites that visualize the progress of the spill are springing up. There's even an astronaut posting pictures of the spill from space.
A true landmark in Twitter PR: Astronaut Mike Massimino has delivered two tweets from space back to all of us on planet Earth. He's not floating in a tin can, though; he's getting ready to work on the Hubble Space Telescope.
Astronaut Mike Massamino, Astro_Mike has promised to tweet from the space mission to repair Hubble, but we haven't heard anything from him in the last 17 hours. Guess he can't get a Wi-Fi connection.
According to the Tri-City Herald, WA, NASA engineers in space suits have tested new robotic vehicles for two weeks on the dunes of Moses Lake, WA. These robots could be used on future NASA missions on the Moon and on Mars. According to the newspaper, five robotic vehicles were tested: 'a six-wheeled lunar truck, a six-legged all-terrain vehicle that can carry payloads or astronaut habitats, an autonomous drilling rover, a mapping robot and a crane that can stand on its head to load itself onto a transport.' But read more...
Even since astronaut Dave Bowman disconnected the HAL 9000's holographic memory in 2001: A Space Odyssey techies have been wondering when we could buy real holographic storage. Now we know: May, 2008.
Astronaut to answer questions live from space...
A hacker interfered with the communications system linking a shuttle docking on Mir to Nasa back in 1997, putting astronauts' lives at risk, Monday's Panoramawill reveal
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