NASA, SpaceX Bringing Astronaut Launches Back To Home TurfFor the first time in nearly a decade, U.S. astronauts are about to blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil. And for the first time in the history of human spaceflight, a private company is running the show.
Space X Launch Lights Up Bay Area SkiesMany Bay Area residents looked into the sky Sunday evening and saw it lit up by what they thought was a UFO. But it was actually SpaceX at work.
Space X Launch Of Spanish Satellite Lights Up Predawn SkyAn Earth-observation satellite built for Spain was successfully launched into orbit from California at dawn Thursday, creating a brief light show as it arced over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles.
NASA Launching Mission To Bring Asteroid Sample Back To EarthNASA is preparing for a Thursday night launch of a spacecraft on two-year mission to get a sample from an asteroid and return it to the earth.
SpaceX Launches Rocket Loaded With Space Station Groceries, Espresso Maker SpaceX has launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station, including the first espresso maker bound for orbit.
Astronauts Forced To Wait For Espresso Machine After SpaceX Aborts Launch 2-Minutes Before BlastoffSpaceX will have to wait another day to deliver groceries to the International Space Station.
NASA Reveals Plan To Redirect Asteroid Chunk Into Moon's OrbitNASA revealed its plans Wednesday to fly robotic spacecraft to asteroids by the end of the decade.
NASA To Study Mysterious 'Magnetic Explosions' Between Earth, Sun That Unleash Dangerous X-RaysEarth and the Sun may be 93 million miles apart, but cosmic explosions between the two celestial spheres occur often and with devastating effects--unleashing waves of radiation and disrupting GPS communications, and it is with this danger in mind that next month, NASA will launch four "Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission" satellites, studying these "magnetic reconnections" and better predicting the consequences of these cosmic phenomena.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Calls Off Launch At Last Minute Over Rocket-Tracking System ProblemThe SpaceX company has called off Sunday’s launch of a deep-space observatory.
SpaceX Calls Off Rocket Flight To International Space Station 1 Minute Before LaunchSpaceX has called off its flight to the International Space Station.
'Day One Of The Mars Era': NASA's Orion Spacecraft Soars Into Orbit On First Test FlightNASA'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.