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Renowned NASA Scientist Stamatios Krimigis Returns to Take Post in Greece

Greek-American space scientist and professor Stamatios Krimigis has been head-hunted to work as a pro bono adviser to Greece's Ministry of Digital Governance, Minister Kyriakos Perrakakis announced on Tuesday. The 80-year-old scientist, who is an emeritus of the Applied Physics...

''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) on Monday. Dr. Georgios Mantzouris, the CEO of HSA, and Jim Bridenstine, the Administrator of NASA,...

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. Konstantinos Charalambous, who works for NASA's ''InSight Mission.'' Dr. Charalambous was given the opportunity to choose...

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 Exploration Campaign" for a new mission to explore the moon. Fourteen Greek universities, agencies and companies...

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 of Serres, at a time when the country was still under Ottoman rule. The locals who...

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 is organized by the Cyprus Space Exploration Organisation (CSEO) as part of CSEO's ongoing efforts...

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 posted the image by Andreas Messinis on its official Facebook page. "A magic night viewing the...

'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 to have big dreams". Sunday's ceremony took place at the northern city's Royal Theater with several...

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 Martin’s Peter Iossifidis currently collaborates with NASA to revolutionize the supersonic aircraft so as to...

Greek Stars Lighting Up Our Night Skies

Since the beginning of time, people have turned their eyes to the sky and discerned the shapes of animals and objects in the stars.