Meet the Comet Interceptor. It’ll Wait Patiently In Space for a Comet, Then Pounce On It

The ESA has announced a new mission to explore a comet. The Comet Interceptor mission will have a spacecraft wait in space until a pristine comet approaches the inner Solar…

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Hubble is the Ultimate Multitasker: Discovering Asteroids While it’s Doing Other Observations

It looks like a poster of the famous Hubble Deep Field, marked with white streaks by a child, or put away carelessly and scratched in the process. But it’s not.…

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American, Canadian, Russian space station fliers set for return to Earth

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Russian commander Oleg Kononenko, and Canadian flight engineer David Saint-Jacques. Credit: NASA/Roscosmos A Russian cosmonaut, his Canadian co-pilot and…

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