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Cyprus Joins Organization Aiming to Explore and Colonize Mars

Cyprus recently became a member of the international organization "The Mars Society,"  which aims to promote the exploration and colonization of the red planet. The...

Crete Pictured Upside Down in Photo from Space

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano, currently one of the crew orbiting the earth on the International Space Station (ISS), captured this magnificent photograph of the...

Cyprus to be Given Honor of Choosing Name of Exoplanet

 It was made public on Wednesday morning that the people of Cyprus will soon have the unique opportunity to choose a name to be...

Greek Scientists Participate in International Experiment in Space

A research team from the Chemistry Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki are participating in an experiment in Space, as a rocket will...

”Hellas To The Moon”: Greece Signs Agreement With NASA to Create Lunar Vehicle (video)

The Hellenic Space Agency (HSA or ΕΛΔΟ in Greek) signed an agreement of cooperation with the United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)...

Space Photos Show Springtime Greening of Cyprus

Cyprus as seen from space shows the incredible difference a few months' time can make on the landscape of the earth -- especially after...

Greek Satellite Hellas Sat-4 Launched into Space (video)

The European rocket Ariane 5 launched the new "Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat" telecommunications satellite into space on Tuesday from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Weighing 6,495 kg (14,319 pounds),...

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....

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...

Greek Students’ Astronaut Food is Out of This World

Even those going to the final frontier need to eat, and two Athens students have come up with a way to feed hungry astronauts...

Engineer Sends Greek Bagel into Space (video)

A Greek engineer made the first known attempt to send a koulouri, the famous Thessaloniki round bread, into space. Thanasis Foukis attached the koulouri to...

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...

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