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NASA Gives Martian Rocks Cypriot Names

NASA officially named two rocks on Mars with words from the Cypriot dialect earlier this week. The rocks were named in honor of the 33-year-old Greek-Cypriot scientist Dr....

Greek Space Agency Receives Proposals for NASA Lunar Exploration Mission

The Greek Space Agency (ELDO) announced on Tuesday that fourteen different proposals  have been received as part of its participation in NASA's "Invitation to...

Greek NASA Researcher Among Best Young Scientists in the World

Eleni Antoniadou is only 30 years old, but the Greek scientist's work, expertise and achievements are disproportionate to her age. Born in Thessaloniki in 1988,...

First Known Meteorite to Fall in Greece Returned after 164 Years

The first meteorite confirmed to have fallen in Greece has been "repatriated" after 164 years. The meteorite fell in 1818 in the northern Greek city...

World Top Scientists Gather in Cyprus for International Space Summit on Mars

Top scientists from around the world will gather this week in the Cypriot capital of Nicosia for an International Space Summit. The International Space Summit...

NASA in Awe Over Magic Greek Meteor Shower (photo)

NASA has published a photo taken of the Perseids meteor shower by a Greek photographer near the town of Kalavrita, Peloponnese. The American space agency...

‘Dream Big’ Greek-Origin Cosmonaut Tells Kids

  Greece has honored the first cosmonaut of Greek origin, Fyodor Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos, who sent a message to the country's children to "not be afraid...

Greek Engineer Helping Concorde Return to the Skies

A Greek engineer is at the forefront of plans to re-design the supersonic Concorde jet which could cut transatlantic journeys to just 3.5 hours. Lockheed...

Sunglint Phenomenon Captured by NASA over the Aegean

On July 6, 2017, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of sunglint on the waters around Crete...

Alexandros Maragos’ Captivating Photo of Phenomenon in the Skies of Patras Selected as NASA’s...

For the second time, Greek photographer Alexandros Maragos has had one of his photos selected as the photo of the day by NASA! Maragos, an...

U.S. Astronaut Sends Greetings to Athens From International Space Station

American astronaut Robert S. Kimbrough on Monday afternoon sent a "good evening" to Athens from the International Space Station. The U.S. astronaut also put two...

NASA Picture Shows Smoke from Chios Fire Reaching Crete

 NASA has released a satellite picture showing the smoke from the destructive Chios fire reaching all the way to south of Crete. The fire has...

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