Back in November, following SpaceX’s first launch of a geostationary satellite, CEO Elon Musk said in a call with reporters that his company would attempt to bring back the first stage booster rocket on its next International Space Station supply mis
A remote-controlled hexacopter caught the half-mile journey up.
The bots were babies this year, for the most part needing lots of human help just to get from place to place. But DARPA Deputy Director Steven Walker told me at the event that he fully expects the machines to be zipping around like the Boston Dyanmic
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On Sept. 11, 2013, Spanish telescopes recorded a massive meteorite crashing into the moon, creating the longest and brightest lunar flash ever seen, researchers reported Sunday in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
Branson says SpaceShipTwo will enter service this year – with him and his children aboard – despite unproven technology
NASA has set up a "rapid response system" to pick the best candidates for its ambitious asteroid-capture mission.
Landing on the moon is no easy feat, and five teams competing for the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize might just get a little more money to help them send their probes to the lunar surface.
Islamic leaders ruled that a Mars journey would be akin to suicide, but the private Mars colonization project disagrees, citing a 14th century Muslim explorer.
Space is a weird place, and the quest to explore its mysteries in person has been no small source of strangeness and surprise. Here are some lesser-known facts about humanity's ongoing missions beyond Earth's atmosphere.
American spaceflight triumphs are going to be led by fewer and fewer government astronauts in the decade ahead as the new 21st century private-sector astronaut corps emerges to manage private property.
The president of a company planning to send tourists to space as soon as this year came to Ohio State to talk space travel and OSU engineering.
Fatwa reportedly issued warning Muslims not to make 'hazardous trip' to live on Mars
There is a deep and watery mystery on Mars.
Hong Kong has the world's fastest Internet. Internet on the moon is 10 times faster.
NASA scientists found link between mysterious ‘ribbon’ of energy particles at edge of solar system and the interstellar magnetic field.
Scientists have solved the mystery of the strange "jelly doughnut" rock on Mars. NASA's Opportunity rover spotted an odd Martian rock that looked like a doughnut on Jan. 8. Four days earlier, however, the rock wasn't there at all. So how did
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has transmitted further measurements of curious seasonal marks on the surface of Mars. They could be the most compelling evidence yet of flowing water existing on the Red Planet in the present day.
Tyson will pick up where Carl Sagan left off, hosting a continuation of the "Cosmos" TV series
Cosmic rays hitting ice are powerful enough to spark reactions on moon.
The United States military is making progress toward developing a new unmanned space plane, which it aims to begin flight-testing in 2017.
The world's largest constellation of Earth-imaging satellites began taking shape today, as four tiny spacecraft were ejected from the International Space Station.
SpaceX CEO and chief designer Elon Musk says that the U.S. must regain its ability to launch humans into space in order to effectively further its space exploration prospects.
The private spaceflight company Space X plans to build a rocket so big it would "make the Apollo moon rocket look small,"the company's CEO, Elon Musk, announced on "CBS This Morning"on Feb. 3.
Mount Sumeru and other mystical mountains discussed in Buddhism are sometimes said to be real structures in the cosmos made of substances not easily perceived by mankind and which thus appear as gaping holes.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are preparing for the deployment of nearly three dozen tiny satellites from the orbiting lab over the coming weeks.
Sometimes history is preserved by accident rather than design.
An atomic refrigerator, aka Cold Atom Lab, is slated to be delivered to ISS in 2016. They hope to discover new forms of matter and new quantum phenomenon.
Hey, robots! We know you’re trying to replace the human farmer with your mechanical crop dusting and berry plucking. You’ll never know what it means to feel the dirt between your fingers (mostly because you don’t have any). But that doesn't seem to b
The results come at the right time for NASA's Dawn mission, which is on its way to Ceres now after spending more than a year orbiting the large asteroid Vesta. Dawn is scheduled to arrive at Ceres in the spring of 2015, where it will take the closes