One year ago today, NASA’s nuclear-powered Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity epically landed landed on mars in the most absolutely of dramatic fashion. The “sky crane” landing, dubbed “7 minutes of terror,” required the transformation into six different configurations, all of which worked exactly as intended. Since landing, Curiosity has found evidence of extraterrestrial water, discovered […]
Hot on the heels of a “cold-flow” engine test earlier this month, Virgin Galactic has hit another major milestone with the first in-air testing of their rocket engine in flight. SpaceShipTwo took to the air early Monday Morning and for the first time fully powered up its rocket engine for the first time in the […]
North Korea will this month attempt for a second time to launch a long-range rocket carrying a satellite, the government announced Saturday.
Space Shuttle Enterprise has debuted at New York’s Intrepid Museum on Thursday after a long, somewhat tumultuous journey from Washington DC.
On August 5, computers will orchestrate the most complex landing maneuver ever attempted on another planet using the biggest Mars rover ever built.
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.
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.