Space exploration

AmCham debate at BSF discusses economic opportunities in space

Bled – There are major untapped economic opportunities in space including potential solutions for progress and higher sustainability on Earth, heard Thursday’s AmCham debate that was held by AmCham Slovenija as part of the Bled Strategic Forum. The participants talked space technologies, cooperation and the future of space exploration.

NASA picks Venus as hot spot for two new robotic missions

NASA is returning to sizzling Venus, our closest yet perhaps most overlooked neighbor, after decades of exploring other worlds.

The space agency's new administrator, Bill Nelson, announced two new robotic missions to the solar system's hottest planet, during his first major address to employees on June 2. 

Marking 60th year of Gagarin’s ‘Poehali’: Op-ed

Today, April 12, marks exactly 60 years since the first manned flight into space, a significant event in the history of our planet. Exactly 60 years ago, the famous Gagarin's "Poehali" ("Let's go!") flew around the world, and radio stations from different parts of the world interrupted their programs to broadcast this sensational news.

'Space Adventure' travelling exhibition officially opens in Bucharest

The "Space Adventure" travelling exhibition mounted by the United States Space & Rocket Center and the NASA Visitor Center, opened officially on Tuesday at Romexpo, C3 Pavilion, Bucharest. Covering almost 2,500 square meters, with over 100 unique exhibits, the exhibition presents the history of conquering space, giving visitors a chance to take a virtual trip in space.

Japan Space Robots Start Asteroid Survey

A pair of robot rovers have landed on an asteroid and begun a survey, Japan's space agency said Saturday, as it conducts a mission aiming to shed light on the origins of the solar system.

The rover mission marks the world's first moving, robotic observation of an asteroid surface, according to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

April 12 - the World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day!

On April 12 the whole World celebrates an Aviation and Cosmonautics Day - a date to commemorate the first ever flight of human in space. On April 12, 1961 a citizen of the Soviet Union, first lieutenant Yuri Gagarin orbited the Erath onboard "Vostok" spacecraft for the first time in mankind history, thus opening the era of manned space missions.