Orion Spashdown Watch the Orion Splashdown. NASA provides live video of the Orion Splashdown
Dec 5 2014, 9:59am CST
NASA Rocket Explodes at Launch A Orbital Sciences Corp’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft exploded Tuesday during launch.
Oct 29 2014, 12:16am CDT
Near-Earth Asteroids Are Key To Earliest Solar System History Thousands of near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) circle us from almost every angle. But null Because a portion of these whirling planetary dervishes represent the most primitive and un-evolved bodies in our solar system’s 4.56...
Jun 30 2014, 4:51am CDT
NASA hopes to launch Flying Saucer Soon LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA hopes to try again to launch a "flying saucer" into Earth's atmosphere to test Mars mission technology after losing the chance because of bad weather, project managers said Thursday. The space...
Jun 12 2014, 3:30pm CDT
World War III Could Start In Space Nearly a century after Robert Goddard launched his first liquid-fuel rocket, we are now inextricably linked to the hundreds of spacecraft which race around our planet at speeds that would make Chuck Yeager envious. But...
Apr 25 2014, 2:04am CDT
SpaceX Dragon Successfully Docked With The Space Station At 10:06am Eastern time, the SpaceX Dragon successfully berthed with the International Space Station, marking the fourth time that one of the company’s Dragon spacecraft has made the trip successfully. The spacecraft...
Apr 21 2014, 3:12am CDT
NASA Cuts Ties With Russia For Most Space Operations It seems that space isn’t immune from Earth-side politics. In a statement issued today, NASA confirmed that due to “Russia’s ongoing violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the agency...
Apr 3 2014, 12:59am CDT
Shoebox-Sized CubeSats Crucial To Future Of Planetary Science CubeSat technology on the order of a magnitude smaller and cheaper than conventional planetary science satellites should make its debut in lunar orbit as early as 2017. Although such nano-satellite technology has now...
Feb 24 2014, 2:16am CST
Chinese Lunar Rover Jade Rabbit is Safe and Sound The Chinese lunar rover known as the Jade Rabbit is fit as a fiddle after all. The Sino-space vehicle has been found to be safe and sound despite rumors as to its working condition.
Feb 13 2014, 10:20am CST
Nanoracks Begins The Largest Cubesat Deployment Ever Early Tuesday morning, two CubeSats were deployed from the International Space Station thanks to NanoRacks‘ CubeSat deployment system. These were the first two satellites deployed of an eventual 28 CubeSat constellation...
Feb 12 2014, 10:33pm CST
Dish wins again in court against Fox Fox has lost its second appeal in court trying to get certain features of the Dish Network Hopper DVR system banned. Fox wants the PrimeTime Anytime and AutoHop features banned. Fox and other TV networks aren't happy...
Jan 27 2014, 11:48am CST
Wallops Island Launch Completed The launch of a rocket from Wallops Island was delayed due to a solar flare which occurred recently. However, later on the Cygnus cargo mission took off for the International Space Station. It had on board a lot of equipment that would prove to be handy in space.
Jan 10 2014, 4:10am CST
SpaceX Successfully Launches Thaicom Satellite SpaceX starts the year off with another successful commercial satellite launch.
On Monday evening, SpaceX started off the new year with a commercial satellite launch. This launch was the second successful commercial...
Jan 6 2014, 7:26pm CST
Hop On This Robot: It will Shuttle You Around Town The days when we will zip around in our own self-driving cars are still far, far away, but you might find that kind of technology sooner in public transit networks such as the one that a French startup has mapped out....
Jan 6 2014, 7:16pm CST
Eleven Great Space Moments Of 2013 It was nearly 50 years ago that Star Trek first dubbed space as “the final frontier.” Today, it’s still a frontier, but it’s a busy one. People from dozens of nations, as well as private industry, continued to explore...
Dec 26 2013, 12:51pm CST
China will Send a Jade Rabbit Rover to the Moon on Sunday China has constructed a rover that it will be sending to the moon on Sunday, December 1st at 17:30 GMT. The rover has been named Yutu or Jade Rabbit. This name is based upon Chinese folklore in which the moon goddess has a pet rabbit.
Nov 30 2013, 3:39am CST
Comet ISON Observed in the Night Sky The Comet ISON was observed in the night sky by NASA’s probe ahead of Thursday's solar encounter. It was spotted as it whizzed by the planet Mercury.
Nov 26 2013, 4:54am CST
Unfortunate Frog Blown Sky High by NASA Probe Takeoff A frog got caught up in the NASA moon probe launch and was blown sky high. A picture snapped of the takeoff clearly showed the unfortunate creature being flung high into the air as the moon probe took off on its lunar journey.
Sep 14 2013, 3:51am CDT
Voyager 1 is Out of Our Solar System’s Bounds NASA's Voyager 1 is the first man-made object to leave the bounds of our solar system. Launched for the first time on its journey through space in 1977, it has currently gone outside the ambit of our solar system.
Sep 13 2013, 6:38am CDT
Albert Einstein Launched in Space The European counterpart to NASA, the ESA has launched its cargo ship, the “Albert Einstein” into outer space. It is a heavy vehicle and will meet up with the International Space Station that is already orbiting planet earth.
Jun 6 2013, 6:16am CDT
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