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Image gallery: Rosetta mission

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) Web Portal features the latest news on space exploration and science, Earth observation, aeronautics, energy technology and transportation research. The Portal is the entry point to more than 50 web sites featuring DLR institutes, facilities and projects, and provides an overview of DLR goals, strategies and activities.

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NASA’s Mars Announcement: Present-day transient flows of briny water on steep slopes

NASA held a press briefing today to publicize a cool incremental result in the story of present-day liquid water on Mars. How big a deal is this story? Was all the pre-announcement hype justified? Is this just NASA discovering water on Mars for the zillionth time? What does this mean for things many space fans care about: life on Mars or future human exploration?

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NASA's Mars Announcement: Present-day transient flows of briny water on steep slopes

NASA held a press briefing today to publicize a cool incremental result in the story of present-day liquid water on Mars. How big a deal is this story? Was all the pre-announcement hype justified? Is this just NASA discovering water on Mars for the zillionth time? What does this mean for things many space fans care about: life on Mars or future human exploration?

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Peering into giant planets from in and out of this world

Scientists for the first time have experimentally re-created the conditions that exist deep inside giant planets.

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New suspect identified in supernova explosion

New results have revealed a rare example of a type Ia supernova in which a dead star “fed” off an aging star like a cosmic zombie, triggering a blast.