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Australia is finally getting its own Space Agency

Australian space agency to employ thousands and tap $420 billion industry, Government says Australia on Monday committed to creating a national space agency at the International Astronomical Congress in Adelaide, South Australia.... Read more »
A full-scale, test version of the booster for NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System. Credits: NASA

NASA test fires engine for most powerful rocket in the world for Mars Mission

The United States’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration has released video of a successful test firing of the most powerful rocket to the Red Planet. NASA has successfully conducted a test firing... Read more »

February 2016 smashes global temperature record, says NASA

The global temperature in February smashed monthly records to become the warmest month in more than a century, according to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) report. Global surface temperatures across land... Read more »

NASA’s three-billion-mile journey to Pluto reaches iconic encounter

After a decade-long journey through our solar system, New Horizons made its closest approach to Pluto Tuesday, about 7,750 miles above the surface — roughly the same distance from New York to... Read more »

Pakistani Project among 10 at NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2015

One Pakistani project, RemoReboCon or #RRC, is in the top 10 amongst 949 projects from across the world, with the possibility of having a Pakistani app operating in space in the near... Read more »

NASA names asteroid after Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala

The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and girls’ education campaigner in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai, now has an asteroid named after her, the Malala Fund announced through its blog on Wednesday. Dr. Amy Mainzer,... Read more »