Ripples From Japan Earthquake Felt In Space

Researchers say that the 9.0 magnitude Japan earthquake of March 2011 was so strong that soundwaves were picked up directly in space.

China To Launch Tiangong-2 Space Module In 2015 As Precursor To Space Station

The Tiangong-2 lab module will be launched in two years as a precursor to the building of a space station in 2020.

China To Launch Shenzhou-10 Spacecraft Later This Year

China's Shenzhou-10 spacecraft will be launched sometime between June and August, the China National Space Administration announced.

South Korea Launches Rocket On Third Attempt

South Korea successfully launched a rocket on Wednesday, its third attempt to place a satellite into space.

Universe Cooled Just Before Big Bang, Study

Astronomers have found that the Universe cooled down just the way the Big Bang theory predicts.

India’s U. R. Rao Inducted Into Satellite Hall of Fame In Washington

Former ISRO chairman U. R. Rao has been inducted into the Society of Satellite Professionals International Hall of Fame.

Black Holes Growing Faster Than We Thought, Study

Astronomers from Australia have discovered that supermassive black holes are growing much faster than was expected.

Arianespace To Launch Vietnam’s Earth Observation Satellite

Arianespace will launch an Earth observation satellite on behalf of the Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology in 2013.

Tau Ceti: Sun-Like Star May Host Habitable Planet

Astronomers have discovered evidence that one of the closest stars to Earth, Tau Ceti, may host five planets - with one in the star's habitable zone.