Getting busy might sound like a good way to pass the time on long space journeys, but it may not be the best idea, experts say.
Private Antares Rocket Launch Delayed to Sunday
This new Hubble image, captured and released to celebrate the telescope’s 23rd year in orbit, shows part of the sky in the constellation of Orion (The Hunter). Rising like a giant seahorse from turbulent waves of dust and gas is the Horsehead Nebula,
President Obama said 3D printing "has the potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything." So why not start with NASA? CNET's Sumi Das visits NASA Ames to look at how they're making space parts from 3D-printing machines.
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — An American company hired by NASA to fly robotic cargo ships to the International Space Station may try to launch the maiden test flight of its new rocket on Saturday, 5PM EDT
Every day, astronomers, with the help of NASA's Kepler telescope, get closer and closer to finding more planets like our Earth that circle stars like our sun.
Researchers have discovered five Earth-sized planets, two of which are circling a sun-like star at a distance that would allow those planets to support life.
With more and more Earth-like alien planets being discovered around the galaxy, humanity should now start planning out the next steps in its hunt for far-flung alien life, researchers say.
Two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station Friday (April 19) to begin a six-hour spacewalk to upgrade the orbiting lab with new experiments.
Scientists can't know for sure if the worlds have water. But they could, making them a potential habitat for life.
We all have heard of the term "dog days," which has a direct astronomical connection to the brightest star in the sky, Sirius, in the constellation of Canis Major, the so-called "big dog" of the night sky.
NASA and the private spaceflight company Orbital Sciences will broadcast the launch today (April 17) of an Orbital-built Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.
They'll be crammed into a space the size of an RV for more than a year, breathing recycled air, subsisting on dehydrated food and drinking their purified urine.
An untested commercial rocket is poised to launch into space from Virginia's Eastern Shore on Wednesday (April 17), and you can watch the test flight live online.
It's been a long road for the private cargo-launching Antares rocket, which is set to blast off on its highly anticipated first test flight Wednesday.
A new private spaceship is one step closer to flying its first passengers after acing a spectacular test flight over the California desert last week.
SpaceShipTwo left a trail across the sky for the first time on Friday after test pilots checked the rocket’s engine oxidizer flows during the latest glide flight.
Ecuador will launch its first satellite into space from China in two weeks, President Rafael Correa announced Saturday.
President Vladimir Putin has announced a space initiative to put a person on Mars, build a moon base, and shoot down any foreign threats.
Good news for all you frugal travelers out there: A private startup's manned moon missions could end up costing around $500 million per seat instead of the originally advertised $750 million.
Hawaii clears final hurdle in bid to build a massive telescope.
President Vladimir Putin on Friday unveiled a new $50 billion drive for Russia to preserve its status as a top space power, including the construction of a brand new cosmodrome from where humans will fly to space by the end of the decade.
The U.S. is relying more heavily upon private space industry to launch space missions and fill the gaps in NASA's manned space program as budgetary cuts and financial screws are applied to the space agency's annual budget.
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I really didn't think we were that close to space tourism, but apparently tickets will go on sale soon, at least after all the pesky little safety issues are dealt with.
The development of NASA's biggest, most powerful rocket yet is running ahead of schedule and on budget, its primary contractor said Wednesday (April 10).
It is time for the private sector to aid in the search for potentially city-destroying asteroids and meteors, lawmakers said during a hearing Wednesday (April 10).
A Russian space enthusiast may have found a lost Soviet lander in photos taken by a NASA satellite orbiting Mars.
A pair of balloon probes that floated in the atmosphere of Venus nearly 30 years ago may have run into a drizzle.
Have you ever seen Jupiter in daylight?
THE HUNT for some of the most wanted stuff in the universe took a new twist this week with the first results from a high-profile, space-based dark matter detector.