Watch live video of Space Shuttle Atlantis being rolled out of the Vehicle Assembly Building for the last time and Space Shuttle Endeavour landing in the wee hours.
It looks as though the efforts to get commercial space taxis off the ground is succeeding. Sierra Nevada Corporation’s “Dream Chaser” space plane is slated to conduct its first test flight as early as next summer.
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 […]
NASA has invited 150 of its followers on the social networking website Twitter to a behind-the-scenes perspective from the press site at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the final launch of space shuttle Endeavour on Friday.
A Delta IV rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida on Thursday evening carrying a communications satellite to be used by US and Australian military forces.
Space Shuttle Endeavour touched down at Kennedy Space Center in Florida early Wednesday morning, marking the end of the ship’s career and the close of NASA’s second-to-last shuttle mission.
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.
Boeing is researching the possibility of building a passenger-carrying version of the X-37 spacecraft.
Russia’s Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft on Wednesday successfully lifted off carrying an American, a Russian and a Japanese astronaut heading to the International Space Station.
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 world’s most powerful communications satellite ViaSat-1 is scheduled to launch atop a Proton-M rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:48 pm ET.
Watch the final launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour live from Kennedy Space Center.
Astronaut Mark Kelly, the husband of wounded U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, on Tuesday announced that he will retire from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on October 1 in order to focus on his family.
Three astronauts from the US and Russia landed safely aboard the Soyuz spacecraft in the central steppe of Kazakhstan early Monday morning.
Only the second known amateur video of the Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy has surfaced 26 years after the disaster.
Space Shuttle Atlantis, the United States’ last serviceable manned spacecraft, launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:26am local time Friday.
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.