Reality TV is set to become a little more out of this world. This morning, Virgin Galactic and NBC announced plans for a Survivor-like series that will send the winner to space.
On Sunday morning, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The payload was a Canadian satellite called CASSIOPE, designed to study the weather in spaaace.
The main ingredient in industrial plastic number 5, has been detected in the atmosphere of the Saturn moon.
Earlier today, SpaceX successfully sent an upgraded version of its Falcon 9 launch vehicle into space. However, the launch was mostly interesting because of what happened AFTER the payload was released. For the first time, the Falcon 9
NASA 3D printer could be used to make tools and spare parts for the International Space Station by next year, instead of shipping them up from Earth. NASA is working with Made in Space to produce a 3D printer.
NASA's newest delivery service pulled up at the International Space Station on Sunday after a week's delay, bringing more than a half-ton of meals and special treats to the astronauts who assisted in the high-flying feat.
Two private American companies are now responsible for hauling cargo to the International Space Station.
The man in the photo above is Gene Cernan, the last human to walk on the moon. Cernan left the moon in December of 1972 – more than forty years ago – and no one has gone back.
The first analysis of soil dug up by the Curiosity rover reveals new insights into the red planet's propensity for retaining water beneath its surface.
It may sound absurd to pay $250,000 for one ticket to get on one aircraft, but that aircraft can take you into space. And if the FAA gives it the go ahead, Virgin Galactic is ready to start space tourism.
In a surprising and probably killer blow to the possibility of finding microbial life on Mars,
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying an American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts linked up with the International Space Station late Wednesday (Sept. 25), doubling the orbiting lab's crew size after an express trip to orbit.
A five-year test of NASA's latest ion drive for future spacecraft has set a new world record for the longest single space engine test.
A UK team is developing its idea for a Mars "hopper" - a robot that can bound across the surface of the Red Planet.
35 million years ago, a 15-story wall of water triggered by an asteroid strike washed over Virginia from its coast to the foot of the inland Blue Ridge Mountains — an impact that would affect millions of people should it occur today.
After nearly nine years in space, traveling 4.7 billion miles, NASA's deep space comet hunter has come to the end of its mission.
Water, water everywhere, and some of it fit to drink.
The moon? Been there, done that. Mars? Is that the best you can do?
Why we should hit pause on manned space exploration.
Hopes of finding life on Mars suffered a setback after new findings from NASA’s Curiosity rover detected only trace amounts of methane gas in the Red Planet’s atmosphere. Scientists have reported large “plumes” of methane
Mars is a cold world, full of deserts and containing very little oxygen or gravity.
Sail ships might be the spacecraft that first take human technology to distant stars.
After a smooth launch, Orbital Sciences' Cygnus capsule is now chasing down the International Space Station.
Virgin Galactic has been getting a lot of the space tourism press in recent months, but now another company is gearing up for some high-profile tests of their own. XCOR Aerospace is a privately funded outfit that has been designing and .....
Launch marks beginning of competition in business of supplying astronauts in orbit.
Voyager 1 first detected the increased pressure of interstellar space on the heliosphere, the bubble of charged particles surrounding the sun that reaches far beyond the outer planets, in 2004. Scientists then ramped up their search for evidence of t
NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft, which launched in 1977, has officially entered interstellar space and is now more than 19 billion kilometers from our sun, nearly 130 times farther away than our planet.
A comet looping behind the sun could emerge this fall as a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle, or it may not.
Private spaceflight company Virgin Galactic held a Career Day event on Sept. 7, 2013, at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, Calif.