NASA released new video Friday capturing the intense conditions the Orion spacecraft and the astronauts it carries will endure as they return from deep space on a journey destined for Mars.
NASA’s new Orion spacecraft circled the planet Friday on a high-stakes test flight meant to usher in a new era of human exploration leading ultimately to Mars.
The biggest sunspot in a quarter century is now rotating toward Earth for the second month in a row, putting all of humanity in its sites for potential releases of radiation.
There’s a problem with Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. There’s a fair amount of methane in its atmosphere and in its big lakes.
The Philae craft pulled off the audacious landing hours after it was released toward the giant ball of dust and ice by the unmanned Rosetta space probe.
Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
From the surface of the sun, massive solar flares have been exploding out several million miles into space over the past few weeks, with the latest blast coming on November 5th at 1:47 a.m. Pacific time.
Billionaire Richard Branson is promising to find out what caused the crash of his Virgin Galactic prototype space tourism rocket that killed a test pilot, but federal investigators are cautioning that it may take up to a year to learn exactly what went wrong.
The explosion of an unmanned rocket lifting off for the International Space Station is not only a setback for the space program, but also a disappointment to the hundreds of school children across the country, including here in the Bay Area.
An unmanned NASA rocket was seen exploding shortly after liftoff Tuesday afternoon from an island off the coast of Virginia.