Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, died in California on Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, her office said in a statement. She was 61. Ride was born and raised in Encino, California, and first joined NASA in January 1978, just before finishing her Ph.D. in Physics at Stanford […]
Space Shuttle Enterprise has debuted at New York’s Intrepid Museum on Thursday after a long, somewhat tumultuous journey from Washington DC.
The Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer made its way to Seattle’s Museum of Flight aboard NASA’s bizarrely beautiful Super Guppy aircraft.
On August 5, computers will orchestrate the most complex landing maneuver ever attempted on another planet using the biggest Mars rover ever built.
The US Federal Aviation Administration and National Aeronautics and Space Administration have reached a landmark agreement that will allow the two agencies to set regulations for the burgeoning commercial space industry.
A Pegasus rocket carrying the NuStar spacecraft is set to launch from the belly of a Lockheed L-1011 flying 40,000 feet over the Pacific Ocean at around 12:00 pm ET on Wednesday.
Space Shuttle Enterprise finished its barge ride a little worse for wear on Sunday, with its right wingtip smashing into wooden pilings as it made its way between two bridge support structures.
The journey of Space Shuttle Enterprise to the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum in New York City completed its second leg on Sunday, as the retired — now on a barge — made its way from John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens to a shipyard in New Jersey.
With its move across Kennedy Airport Friday morning, Space Shuttle Enterprise has begun the final leg of its journey to the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum in New York, a leg which will take several days.
The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft is expected to begin its docking with the International Space Station on Friday at around 10:02 am ET, when the Canadarm 2 is scheduled to grab the capsule and pull it into position.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon capsule lift off May 22, 2012, from Cape Canaveral Air Force station in Florida to begin a demonstration mission to the International Space Station.
As Saturday night turned into Sunday morning, Space Shuttle Enterprise moved one step closer to its new home at New York’s Intrepid Museum, as it was lifted off the back of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft 747.
A once-in-a-lifetime flight of the Space Shuttle Enterprise mated to the back of the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier will be visible to millions of people they fly over much of the New York City area at low altitude before landing at JFK Airport.
Watch live Tuesday morning as Space Shuttle Discovery arrives at her new home at the Smithsonian.
An exclusive look at the preparation of Space Shuttle Discovery as it becomes a shell of its former self before moving to the Smithsonian.
The Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 is scheduled to launch the first unmanned Orion crew cabin into a high altitude Earth orbit in 2014 atop a Delta 4 heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Sister space shuttles Discovery and Atlantis crossed paths for the last time last week before they are mummified and shipped off to museums.
For the third time in two years, unseen footage of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster has been uncovered, this time from a teenager using a Super 8 movie camera.
Only the second known amateur video of the Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy has surfaced 26 years after the disaster.