SpaceX Confirms Crew Capsule Destroyed In Testing FireSpaceX has confirmed that its crew capsule was destroyed in ground testing two weeks ago.
SpaceX Crew Capsule With Dummy Aboard Docks With Space StationA sleek new American-built capsule with a test dummy aboard docked with the International Space Station on Sunday in a big step toward putting the U.S. back in the business of launching astronauts.
Spacecraft Makes Successful Flyby of Strange Object at Edge of Solar SystemNASA's New Horizons spacecraft raced past a frozen remnant of the solar system's birth early New Year's Day, phoned home to confirm a successful flyby and began beaming a treasure trove of pictures and other data to eager scientists waiting back on Earth
NASA Names 9 Private Companies in Competition to Build Moon ProbesNASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Thursday that nine U.S. companies will compete to deliver experiments to the lunar surface.
NASA Spacecraft Launched on Mission to Touch the SunA NASA spacecraft hurtled Sunday toward the sun on a quest to unlock some of its mysteries by getting closer than any object sent before.
SpaceX's Musk Plans To Build A San Jose On MarsIf SpaceX founder Elon Musk's plan to establish a city the size of San Jose on Mars sounds like science fiction, then consider the name of his first passenger ship.
Yearlong Mars Simulation On Slopes Of Hawaii Volcano Nears EndSix scientists are close to wrapping up a year of near-isolation in a Mars simulation on Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano.
Juno Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Jupiter, Begins 20-Month MissionJuno entered orbit around Jupiter to begin its 20-month mission to explore the giant planet.
Tech Investor Partners With Zuckerberg, Hawking To Find Alien LifeA Silicon Valley billionaire has joined forces with UC Berkeley’s SETI project, famed physicist Stephen Hawking and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to launch a 10-year, $100 million project to find life in outer space.
NASA Teases Major 'Mars Mystery Solved' To Be Revealed At Press Conference Set For MondayIn a dramatic posting on its website, NASA officials say they will reveal that an important Mars "mystery" has been solved at a Washington D.C. press conference on Monday.
California-Based SpaceX To Attempt A Do-Over Of Failed Rocket Booster LandingThe SpaceX company will take a second stab this weekend at landing a rocket booster on a platform floating off the Florida coast.
European Space Agency Says Comet Probe Completed Its 'Primary Mission'The pioneering lander Philae completed its primary mission of exploring the comet's surface and returned plenty of data before depleted batteries forced it to go silent, the European Space Agency said Saturday
Mars Rover Curiosity Ordered To Drive In Reverse To Spare Damaged WheelsTranscript of a discussion with Mars rover scientist who reveals that Curiosity's latest mission has been slowed by suprisingly rough terrain.
PayPal Galactic Launches In Anticipation Of Civilian Space TravelThe commercialization of space may not be moving at light speed, but it’s probably going faster than you think.
NASA Head Envisions Bright Future For Ames Research Center In Mountain ViewThe Ames Research Center will play an important role in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s future, despite sequestration cuts that have impacted some day to day operations recently, said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.