NASA's new space telescope nears destination in solar orbit

NASA's new space telescope nears destination in solar orbit

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, designed to give the world an unprecedented glimpse into the earliest stages of the universe, neared its gravitational parking space on Monday in orbit around the sun, almost 1 million miles from Earth.

Qeeri hosts Nasa-JPL team to discuss progress of climate-focused joint initiative

Qeeri hosts Nasa-JPL team to discuss progress of climate-focused joint initiative

Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (Qeeri), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University, hosted a high-level delegation from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California, USA.

Mars helicopter flight test promises Wright Brothers moment for NASA

Mars helicopter flight test promises Wright Brothers moment for NASA

NASA hopes to score a 21st-century Wright Brothers moment on Monday as it attempts to send a miniature helicopter buzzing over the surface of Mars in what would be the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet.

SpaceX Crew Dragon ‘Resilience’ docks with ISS

SpaceX Crew Dragon ‘Resilience’ docks with ISS

A SpaceX Crew Dragon carrying four astronauts docked with the International Space Station Monday, the first of what NASA hopes will be many routine missions ending US reliance on Russian rockets.

SpaceX launches four astronauts to ISS

SpaceX launches four astronauts to ISS

Four astronauts were successfully launched on the SpaceX Crew Dragon ‘Resilience’ to the International Space Station on Sunday, the first of what the US hopes will be many routine missions following a successful test flight in late spring.

Crew in no danger after ISS issues resolved: Russia

Crew in no danger after ISS issues resolved: Russia

The International Space Station is now working normally with no danger to its occupants after the crew managed to resolve a series of technical issues overnight, Russia's space agency said Tuesday.

QF, QM sign education, research co-operation agreements with US institutions

QF, QM sign education, research co-operation agreements with US institutions

The project reflects the need for greater understanding of aquifer systems to support Qatar's water security goals

SpaceX brings NASA astronauts home safe in milestone mission

SpaceX brings NASA astronauts home safe in milestone mission

America's first crewed spaceship to fly to the International Space Station in nearly a decade returned safely to Earth on Sunday, splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico.

SpaceX craft departs ISS for Earth

SpaceX craft departs ISS for Earth

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft shoved off from the International Space Station on Saturday with two US astronauts on board, beginning their journey back to Earth despite a storm threatening Florida.

NASA names first woman to head human spaceflight

NASA names first woman to head human spaceflight

The NASA official who managed the inaugural private crewed flight into space last month has been promoted to become the first female head of human spaceflight, the agency said

US astronatus board space station on landmark SpaceX mission

US astronatus board space station on landmark SpaceX mission

NASA astronauts entered the International Space Station on Sunday after a landmark 19-hour journey on the first crewed US spacecraft in nearly a decade, a triumph for SpaceX and private enterprise.

Russian space agency calls Trump's reaction to SpaceX launch "hysteria"

Russian space agency calls Trump's reaction to SpaceX launch "hysteria"

Russia's space agency criticised US President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of Nasa astronauts from US soil in nine years, but also said on Sunday it was pleased there was now another way to travel into space.