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”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...

Crete Viewed as Best Place for Russian Cosmonauts to Recuperate

Russian cosmonauts Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Kripochka have started an objective rehabilitation mission on Crete, an intensive program of physical recuperation following their return...

NASA Space Apps Challenge Returns to Cyprus April 16 – 17

NASA Space Apps Challenge, the biggest event for the development of innovative and space oriented ideas, is back in Cyprus for the fourth consecutive...

Travelling in Space from the Greek Capital

A pleasant surprise awaits Greek citizens passing through Syntagma Square in downtown Athens, Greece . A white dome has been set up as part of the...

Greek Space Program Gets Boost

A five million euros ($6.59 million) funding proposal has been approved for the Hellenic Space Technologies and Applications Cluster (si-Cluster)  by the General Secretariat...

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