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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.

Vietnam, Japan building satellite for natural disaster prevention

Vietnamese and Japanese engineers are building a satellite that will aid Vietnam’s disaster prevention efforts when launched in a few years.

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

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

Trump wants to dominate space, Moon and Mars

'America will always be the first in space. We don't want China and Russia and other countries leading us.'
June 19, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7

More building blocks of life found on Mars

The unmanned Curiosity rover has found evidence for seasonal variations of methane on Mars.
June 08, 2018 | 08:08 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

Vietnam to launch new satellite to serve fishing industry in 2018

Vietnamese engineers have been working on the product while attending satellite technology courses in Japan.
April 07, 2018 | 01:37 pm GMT+7

Defunct Chinese space lab plunges back to Earth over Pacific

The European Space Agency had indicated earlier that the Tiangong-1 was likely to break up over water, which covers most of the planet's surface.
April 02, 2018 | 08:49 am GMT+7

Global scientists gather in Vietnam to look beyond solar system

The five-day event is discussing the diversity and wide range of the universe to search for life outside our world.
February 28, 2018 | 10:49 am GMT+7

Mice, fish and flies: the animals still being sent into space

Small creatures are going into orbit.
November 02, 2017 | 05:31 pm GMT+7

Overcrowded Saigon airport to undergo rapid expansion upgrade

The expansion will allow 78 airplanes to be parked at the same time instead of 57 as now.
October 24, 2017 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

Musk shrinks SpaceX Mars rocket to cut costs

NASA's first human mission to Mars is expected about a decade later.
September 29, 2017 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year odyssey with fiery plunge into Saturn

The end of Cassini's voyage, which began with its launch in 1997 and a seven-year journey to Saturn, was met with applause, hugs and tears from NASA officials.
September 16, 2017 | 09:58 pm GMT+7

Amazing photos of Saturn as Cassini makes its grand finale

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is making its final approach to Saturn before it plunges into the planet's atmosphere on Friday. 
September 15, 2017 | 03:57 pm GMT+7
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