Shenzhou 9 undocks safely

The Chinese manned spacecraft Shenzhou 9 has undocked from the Tiangong 1 mini-space station/laboratory. With its two man and one woman crew aboard, and hatches closed, the spacecraft made a manual undocking at 0122 GMT on 28 June.   The crew and...

News bites return! 30 March 2010

Is it just this blog or is there just not much going on out there at the moment? Maybe it is the Christian festival of Easter that is slowing things down with all that related time off work? But for those of you that are looking forward to the imminent 2 April...

Planet Earth news bites December 2009!

Its time again for a whirlwind roundup of various news items from around the internet beginning with Space News’ Galileo satellite navigation system scoop Hyperbola hears that the actual announcement on who won what will be made on or around 23 December, next...