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Hanoi observatory opens for lunar eclipse viewers

More than 100 space lovers have registered to observe the partial lunar eclipse at the Hoa Lac Astronomical Station in Hanoi early on Wednesday.

Former NASA chief sells space dreams to Vietnamese youth

Major General Charles Bolden Jr., U.S. Science Envoy for Space, met with students and scientists at the Vietnam National Space Center on Monday.

NASA telescope discovers earth-sized exoplanet

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, has located its first Earth-sized exoplanet outside the solar system.
April 23, 2019 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to enjoy a cosmic April shower

Stargazers in Vietnam will have the chance to see meteor shower Lyrids on April 22 and 23, astronomers say.
April 20, 2019 | 03:30 pm GMT+7

The real deal: astronomers deliver first photo of black hole

Astronomers on Wednesday unveiled the first photo of a black hole, one of the star-devouring monsters scattered throughout the Universe and obscured by impenetrable shields of gravity.
April 11, 2019 | 08:28 am GMT+7

NASA's 'Insight' lands on Red Planet

Scientists predict the billion-dollar spacecraft called Insight will provide them with data they've dreamed of for decades.
November 27, 2018 | 10:42 am GMT+7

Vietnam wins rare gold medal at international astronomy Olympiad for students

Four out of five Vietnamese students competing in the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics in Beijing have won medals, including a gold.
November 12, 2018 | 01:56 pm GMT+7

How do we know Earth is round?

Earth's spherical shape can be proven in many ways.
November 08, 2018 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

Two meteor showers to shine over Vietnam this month

Stargazers in Vietnam can see two meteor showers this month, with the Draconid peaking on the 8th and the Orionid on the 21st.
October 05, 2018 | 04:11 pm GMT+7

Weekend dazzler: Meteor shower in skies over Vietnam

An awe-inspiring treat awaits stargazers this weekend as the Perseids meteor shower lights up the skies over Vietnam.
August 10, 2018 | 09:52 am GMT+7

Meteor shower, total eclipse to play out on Vietnamese sky

Stargazers in Vietnam are in for a special celestial display this weekend - meteor showers and total lunar eclipse.
July 25, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Home isn’t just Vietnam, it’s Earth: Asia’s 1st astronaut recalls historic journey

General Pham Tuan sat down with students, inspiring them to reach to the stars.
May 24, 2018 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Reaching to the stars: Hanoi pilots running Vietnam’s second astronomical observatory

Secondary and high school students will be invited to tour around the space facility and learn astronomy and astrophysics.
April 21, 2018 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Countdown to the next lunar eclipse in Vietnam

The partial eclipse will last for five hours and reach maximum coverage early on Tuesday.
August 05, 2017 | 09:16 am GMT+7

China prepares to launch second heavy-lift carrier rocket

China is preparing to launch a powerful rocket on Sunday as the country presses on with its ambitious space program.
July 02, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7
 
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