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A fourth space walk maybe be required after astronauts overhauling the International Space Station's electrical systems abandoned attempts to retract an ageing solar panel.
Wednesday, 13 December 2006 04:14

Shuttle damage fears allayed as space walk begins

After initial fears the Space Shuttle Discovery had been damaged by space junk or a micrometeoroid, NASA engineers have advised the crew does not need to…
A new scientific research report predicts that the frozen sea areas in the Arctic circle will be completely gone by the summer 2040 due to…
Tuesday, 12 December 2006 19:17

Asian haze impacts on Australian rainfall

Elevated particle emissions resulting from increased economic activity in Asia may have increased Australia's tropical rainfall, according to new research on the way pollution influences…
The Space Shuttle Discovery has safely docked with the International Space Station as astronauts prepare for an intensive overhaul of the station's electrical systems.
Monday, 11 December 2006 18:20

Do colonize the moon

Some people are saying 'don't colonize the moon'... but the moon is back in vogue, with the US, China and India all planning manned moon…
NASA has given the Space Shuttle Discovery a clean bill of health after Saturday's launch, clearing it to proceed to the International Space Station.
Sunday, 10 December 2006 08:01

Space Shuttle Discovery safely reaches orbit

The Space Shuttle Discovery has safely reached orbit after NASA's first night time shuttle launch in four years.
Remember the movie Armageddon, where there were two new Space Shuttles ready and waiting for Bruce Willis and his crew to jump in and save…
Saturday, 09 December 2006 06:48

Little fear of a nano-bot planet amongst consumers

People are less afraid of nano-technology - tiny man-made machines, invisible to the human eye - than they are handguns, according to a US survey.



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