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Tiny asteroid now Earth’s constant companion

The Earth gets a small companion. NASA scientists discover a small asteroid in an orbit around the Sun that keeps it as a constant companion of Earth and it will remain so for centuries to come.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

UK astronaut Tim Peake returns to Earth

UK astronaut Tim Peake is back on Earth after a historic six-month stay on the International Space Station.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

Tiny asteroid now Earth’s constant companion

The Earth gets a small companion. NASA scientists discover a small asteroid in an orbit around the Sun that keeps it as a constant companion of Earth and it will remain so for centuries to come.

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

NASA to simulate growing Peru potatoes on Mars

NASA, the US space agency, together with Lima's International Potato Center (CIP) is conducting the pioneering experiment to determine whether potatoes are fit to grow on Mars.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

Nasa satellite spots ancient river on Mars

An orbiting Nasa satellite has spotted an ancient, dried-up river on Mars - with the sort of branching tributaries we see in rivers on Earth.