Australia to create national space agency

Sep 25, 2017 - 10:11 AM

It brings Canberra into line with most other developed nations, which already have dedicated agencies to help coordinate the industry and shape development

EYE TOWARDS THE SKY. An undated handout photo received on October 5, 2012 show some of the antennas of the Australian SKA Pathfinder telescope. CSIRO/Dragonfly Media/AFP

5 ways to make a rented space feel like your own

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:34 PM

Turn your rental into a dream home with these designer-recommended tricks

ADORNMENTS. When it comes to decorating a rented space, accessories are your best friend. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

‘YouTube Pop-Up Space’ hadir untuk para kreator terbaik Indonesia

Sep 18, 2017 - 6:46 PM

YouTube Pop-Up Space berlokasi di Art:1 New Museum, Jakarta Pusat, dan akan berlangsung dari 18-24 September 2017

'POP-UP SPACE'. Salah satu set studio di YouTube Pop-Up Space yang dapat digunakan untuk kolaborasi antar kreator. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

Cassini readies final plunge into Saturn

Sep 14, 2017 - 3:42 PM

Cassini s last 5 orbits will take it through Saturn s uppermost atmosphere before a final plunge directly into the planet on September 15

CASSINI. An artist's rendition of the Cassini probe. NASA image

3 astronauts reach ISS for 5-month mission

Sep 13, 2017 - 11:45 AM

Russia s Roscosmos space agency says that the Soyuz MS 06 spacecraft successfully docked at the ISS at 0255 GMT

The Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos is seen on the right approaching the International Space Station on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. The spacecraft docked to the station at 10:55 p.m. EDT. Credits: NASA Television

Record-breaking NASA astronaut comes back to Earth

Sep 03, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Peggy Whitson 57 is the American who has spent the most cumulative amount of time in space

International Space Station (ISS) crew member US astronaut Peggy Whitson reacts shortly after landing in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Kazakhstan on September 3, 2017 US astronaut Peggy Whitson touched down to Earth on September 3 with two Russian and American colleagues following her record-breaking 288-day stay at the International Space Station. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / SERGEI ILNITSKY

40 years on, Voyager still hurtles through space

Aug 30, 2017 - 8:35 AM

Voyager s main mission is to explore other planets including Jupiter Uranus and Neptune but it also carries the story of humanity into deep space

VOYAGER 1. An artist's depiction of Voyager 1 in space. Photo courtesy NASA JPL

2nd Ledac meeting to tackle priority bills, new departments

Aug 25, 2017 - 6:08 PM

The President is set to convene the Legislative Development Advisory Council for the 2nd time

FIRST LEDAC. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the first Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) Meeting at the State Dining Room of Malacañan Palace on January 30, 2017. File photo by Rey Baniquet/Presidential Photo

SpaceX unveils peek at sleek new spacesuit

Aug 24, 2017 - 9:35 AM

Chief executive Elon Musk posts a photo of the futuristic spacesuit on Instagram saying this actually works not a mockup

LIVE: August 21, 2017 North America solar eclipse

Aug 21, 2017 - 3:27 PM

The first total solar eclipse to sweep North America in nearly a century will march across the continent August 21 Watch it here courtesy of NASA

In this file photo, a total solar eclipse is pictured from the city of Ternate, in Indonesia's Maluku Islands, on March 9, 2016.  Bay Ismoyo/AFP

NASA launches satellite to help astronauts talk to Earth

Aug 18, 2017 - 9:34 PM

The satellite will support critical space communication into the mid 2020s NASA says in a statement

ATLAS V AND THE TDRS-M. A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, with NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-M. TDRS-M. Liftoff was at 8:29 a.m. EDT. Photo by Bob Granath/NASA

'Dragon captured' as cargo arrives at space station

Aug 16, 2017 - 7:25 PM

A key part of the cargo is a sophisticated supercomputer made by Hewlett Packard Enterprise HPE called The Spaceborne Computer

This image provided by NASA shows the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon spacecraft onboard, launching from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, Saturday, June 3, 2017.  File photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA.AFP

NASA: Send a message to Voyager 1 on 40th anniversary of launch

Aug 15, 2017 - 12:22 PM

The US space agency wants input via Twitter Instagram Facebook and other social media and the public will vote on what short message we on earth should send to the intrepid overachieving little space traveler

VOYAGER 1. An artist's depiction of Voyager 1 in space. Photo courtesy NASA JPL

Asteroid to shave past Earth inside Moon orbit – ESA

Aug 11, 2017 - 12:03 AM

It will not hit the Earth said Detlef Koschny of ESA s Near Earth Objects research team That s the most important thing to say

THE MOON FROM THE ISS. This NASA handout image of the Moon, released on August 8, 2017 was taken from his vantage point in low Earth orbit aboard the International Space Station, by NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik as he pointed his camera and captured this image on August 3, 2017. Handout photo from NASA / AFP

3-man crew reaches International Space Station

Jul 29, 2017 - 2:09 PM

The crew from Italy Russia and the United States boosts the ISS back to full capacity

LIFTOFF. In the Integration Facility at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 52-53 crew members Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency (left), Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos, center) and Randy Bresnik of NASA (right) pose for pictures in front of the Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft. Photo by Andrey Shelepin/Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center/NASA

Iran in 'successful' test of satellite-launch rocket

Jul 27, 2017 - 11:33 PM

The launch vehicle named Simorgh after a bird in Iranian mythology is capable of propelling a satellite weighing 250 kilograms 550 pounds to an altitude of 500 kilometers 300 miles above earth

IRAN'S SIMORGH. Iranians take pictures of the Simorgh (Phoenix) satellite rocket during celebrations in Tehran to mark the 37th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2016. File photo by Atta Kenare / AFP

Study finds our Sun is like other stars, resolving mystery

Jul 14, 2017 - 9:21 AM

The report in the journal Science aims to lay to rest the controversy over whether our solar system s star is cyclic like other nearby solar type stars

File photo from NASA Earth Observatory

NASA releases new images of raging storm on Jupiter

Jul 13, 2017 - 8:22 AM

The US space agency s Juno spacecraft flew over the storm July 10 offering humanity s closest look yet at the iconic feature of our solar system s largest planet

UP CLOSE. This processed NASA handout image obtained July 12, 2017 shows the Great Red Spot on Jupiter taken by the Juno Spacecraft on its flyby over the storm on July 11. Image courtesy NASA/Juno Mission

9 'co-working spaces' di Jakarta yang bisa jadi pilihanmu

Jul 12, 2017 - 10:05 AM

Jika sedang mencari tempat yang bagus untuk bekerja berinteraksi berkolaborasi belajar dan mengembangkan startup Anda di Jakarta cobalah kunjungi tempat tempat ini

Foto oleh GoWork

NASA spacecraft to fly over Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Jul 11, 2017 - 9:21 AM

An unmanned NASA spacecraft is about to fly over a massive storm raging on Jupiter in a long awaited journey that could shed new light on the forces driving the planet s Great Red Spot

This illustration depicts NASA's Juno spacecraft at Jupiter, with its solar arrays and main antenna pointed toward the distant sun and Earth. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Liftoff for Trump's bold space plans may have to wait

Jul 10, 2017 - 12:30 AM

How will the United States space program play out under the leadership of US President Donald Trump?

BLASTING OFF. The Falcon 9 rocket will bring food and supplies to the 6 astronauts at the International Space Station. Screenshot from SpaceX webcast

Spacecraft revealed for first Europe mission to Mercury

Jul 06, 2017 - 8:06 PM

Set for launch in 2018 BepiColombo will be the European Space Agency s ESA first mission to the closest rock to the Sun

BEPICOLOMBO. The BepiColombo stack. Photo by C. Carreau/ESA

China heavy-lift carrier rocket launch fails – state media

Jul 02, 2017 - 11:30 PM

Abnormality was detected during the flight of the Long March 5 Y2 rocket says Xinhua

'Safe spaces' set up for women, children who fled Marawi

Jun 22, 2017 - 12:55 PM

In these formal or informal areas women and children can feel safe – free from violence trauma and threats

IDPS. Children victims of Marawi crisis participating in the psycho-social debriefing of the Department of Social Welfare and Development. Photo from DSWD

NASA discovers 10 new Earth-size exoplanets

Jun 20, 2017 - 8:24 AM

The 10 new Earth size planets bring the total to 50 that exist in habitable zones around the galaxy

MORE EXOPLANETS. NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has identified 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and in the habitable zone of their star. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Russia launches space freighter to ISS

Jun 14, 2017 - 7:13 PM

The cargo ship carrying more than two tons of essential supplies including fuel air and equipment and parcels for astronauts is due to dock with the ISS on Friday at 1142 GMT

PROGRESS IN FLIGHT. The Progress cargo ship in flight thanks to a Soyuz-2.1A booster rocket on June 14, 2017. Screen shot from YouTube.

India shows off space prowess with launch of mega-rocket

Jun 06, 2017 - 7:53 AM

The launch is another feather in the cap for scientists at ISRO who won Asia s race to Mars in 2014 when an Indian spacecraft reached the Red Planet on a shoestring budget

LIFTOFF. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) communication satellite GSAT-19, carried onboard the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-mark III ), launches at Sriharikota on June 5, 2017. Arun Sankar/AFP

A real scorcher: NASA probe to fly into sun's atmosphere

Jun 01, 2017 - 7:36 AM

The Parker Solar Probe will become the first to fly directly into the sun s atmosphere known as the corona

UP CLOSE. Illustration of the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft approaching the sun. Image courtesy Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

SpaceX poised for Thursday cargo launch to space station

May 31, 2017 - 10:48 PM

If all goes as planned a Falcon 9 rocket will propel the Dragon into low Earth orbit where it will eventually connect with the space station circling the Earth at a height of some 250 miles 400 kilometers

DRAGON TO FLY AGAIN. A multiple exposure photo showing the trail of the Dragon spacecraft as it lifts off, with the Falcon 9 rocket's trail as it landed, at Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 18, 2016. File photo courtesy of SpaceX

Cassini probe finds vast void between Saturn's rings

May 06, 2017 - 9:35 AM

Scientists have been surprised to find that not all that much – not even space dust – lies between Saturn s iconic rings

SATURN'S RINGS. This NASA handout illustration obtained April 6, 2017 shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft about to make one of its dives between Saturn and its innermost rings as part of the mission's grand finale. Handout photo by NASA/JPL-CALTECH/AFP

NASA spacecraft dives through Saturn's rings

Apr 29, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The Cassini spacecraft skimmed closer than any previous spacecraft to the sixth planet from the Sun and lived to tell the tale

Orbital cargo ship arrives at space station

Apr 22, 2017 - 8:20 PM

The Cygnus spacecraft is packed with 7 626 pounds of crew supplies hardware and dozens of experiments aimed at studying fire growing food and cancer therapies

CARGO SPACECRAFT. The Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo craft approaches its 10-meter capture point where the Canadarm2 grapples resupply ship. Photo and caption courtesy of NASA

Russian, American two-man crew reaches ISS

Apr 20, 2017 - 5:36 PM

UPDATED The Soyuz MS 04 spacecraft with Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA s Jack Fisher onboard successfully docks to the ISS at 1319 GMT Russian space agency Roscosmos says

INTO SPACE. Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA rookie Jack Fischer. Screen shot from NASA TV via Twitter.

Mars spacecraft's first missions face delays, NASA says

Apr 14, 2017 - 2:56 PM

A report by NASA s Office of Inspector General cited technical as well as budget challenges behind the delays

Menyimak perkembangan co-working space di Indonesia

Apr 07, 2017 - 2:40 PM

GoWork yang diresmikan pada Kamis 6 April di Jakarta ikut meramaikan bisnis co working space di Indonesia

Salah satu sudut ruang meeting di GoWork CoWorking Space yang barus aja diresmikan, Kamis, 6 April. Foto dari akun Facebook GoWork.

Rental sales lift Megaworld's 2016 income

Apr 05, 2017 - 7:30 PM

The developer however does not provide its real estate sales figures for 2016 which is a big component of its consolidated revenues

RENTAL SPACE. Megaworld will add close to 1 million square meters of leasable space in its portfolio. Photos from Megaworld's website

SpaceX hails 'revolution' after recycled rocket launch, landing

Mar 31, 2017 - 9:08 AM

UPDATED SpaceX officials have said that reusing hardware could slash costs – with each Falcon 9 launch costing over 61 million – by about 30

REVOLUTION. The SES-10 launch is the world's first reflight of an orbital class rocket. Photo from SpaceX Flickr account

Trump, NASA and a rare consensus: Mission to Mars

Mar 22, 2017 - 1:47 PM

US President Donald Trump signs a law that says manned missions to deep space including to Mars will be the US space agency s main goal in the decades to come

NASA BILL SIGNED. US President Donald Trump, center, signs the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017, alongside members of the Senate, Congress, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. NASA photo

SpaceX launches communications satellite into orbit

Mar 16, 2017 - 3:33 PM

The mission took off from NASA s historic launchpad 39A the origin of the pioneering US spaceflights that took astronauts to the Moon in the 1960s and 1970s

LIFTOFF. The Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the EchoStar XXII satellite, lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, March 16, 2017. Image courtesy SpaceX

Under Trump, the Moon regains interest as possible destination

Mar 12, 2017 - 2:26 PM

Private sector companies in particular are energized by the prospect of future space exploration missions beyond low Earth orbit where the International Space Station circles the Earth

The moon rises over the White House in Washington on November 13, 2016. Yuri Gripas/AFP

Scientists grow potato under Mars-like conditions in Peru

Mar 11, 2017 - 4:33 PM

The results indicate that our efforts to breed varieties with high potential for strengthening food security in areas that are affected or will be affected by climate change are working says International Potato Center staff Walter Amoros

Catching a glimpse of space

Mar 01, 2017 - 4:37 PM

With the aid of a space balloon an unlikely object was able to chase the sun and reach space

SpaceX to send two tourists around Moon in 2018

Feb 28, 2017 - 7:04 AM

This would be the furthest humans have ever traveled to deep space

In this file photo, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at a press conference during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. Hector Guerrero/AFP

NASA mulls putting astronauts on deep space test flight

Feb 25, 2017 - 11:15 AM

Orion is being built with an eye to one day ferrying astronauts to Earth s neighboring planet Mars perhaps by the 2030s

ORION TEST FLIGHT. Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, testifies before the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee December 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. File photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at space station

Feb 23, 2017 - 7:14 PM

This time the Dragon cargo ship makes a perfect approach to the capture point a NASA commentator says and is grabbed by the station s robotic arm at 5:44 am 1044 GMT

SUCCESS. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a Dragon cargo capsule, is seen from Port Canaveral, Florida, as it launches from the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A on February 19, 2017. Photo by Gregg Newton / AFP

SpaceX cargo ship aborts rendezvous with space station

Feb 22, 2017 - 7:33 PM

The cargo ship is packed with more than 5 000 pounds 2 267 kilograms of food gear and science experiments for the 6 astronauts living on the orbiting space station

DRAGON. This still image taken from NASA TV, shows the the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a Dragon cargo capsule, launching from the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A in Florida on February 19, 2017. Photo by NASA / AFP

NASA set to reveal major exoplanet 'discovery'

Feb 22, 2017 - 12:10 PM

NASA will hold a news conference to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun

PROXIMA B. This artist's impression shows the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Solar System. The double star Alpha Centauri AB also appears in the image between the planet and Proxima itself. M. Kornmesser/ESO

SpaceX blasts off cargo from historic NASA launchpad

Feb 19, 2017 - 11:20 PM

UPDATED The launch of the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned Dragon cargo ship pushes through after the first attempt was canceled

SpaceX aborts launch after 'odd' rocket engine behavior

Feb 18, 2017 - 11:32 PM

UPDATED The delay was taken out of an abundance of caution a SpaceX spokesman says The next launch attempt is scheduled for Sunday morning U S time

FALCON 9. Space X's Falcon 9 rocket is prepared for a launch to the International Space Station February 17, 2017 at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida on LC39A, one of the renovated Space Shuttle launch pads that SpaceX leases from NASA. Bruce Weaver/AFP

SpaceX poised to launch cargo from historic NASA pad

Feb 18, 2017 - 10:24 AM

The launch of the Dragon cargo ship is scheduled for 10:01 am from Cape Canaveral s launchpad 39A