August 6, 2014

Rosetta Mission Reaches Comet in First for Space Travel

After journeying for a decade and about 6.4 billion kilometers through the solar system, the Rosetta spacecraft on Wednesday became the first in history to rendezvous […]
August 5, 2014

Underway Recovery Tests for NASA's Orion Spacecraft

A test version of NASA’s Orion spacecraft floats inside the well deck of the U.S.S. Anchorage on Aug. 2, 2014, during recovery tests off the coast […]
August 4, 2014

We Are Not Alone In Universe, NASA Scientists Say

It’s highly unlikely we’re alone in the universe, NASA experts are saying, and we may be close to finding alien life. In fact, it may happen […]
August 3, 2014

Astronaut reveals space station lavatory etiquette

From fixing a pair of glasses to performing the most basic of human functions, life can be challenging on the International Space Station. But those on […]
August 2, 2014

NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel

As with airplanes and many other self-powered machines, the fuel a shuttle engine requires can weigh nearly as much as the object it’s propelling, increasing costs […]
July 31, 2014

NASA boffin: I have solved RIDDLE of huge BULGE FOUND ON MOON

A detailed analysis of the shape of the Moon has shown that it isn’t a sphere – but instead slightly lemon-shaped. This has now revealed important […]
July 29, 2014

The Little Rover that Could: Opportunity Reaches Odometer Milestone

NASA’s Opportunity mars rover now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles of driving. Given that the rover has been roaming the Red Planet […]
July 26, 2014

Members Question Astronauts Live Aboard International Space Station

Washington, D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a live downlink with astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The satellite feed allowed […]
July 25, 2014

Russian supply ship docks with International Space Station

Russia’s Progress 56 supply ship successfully docked with the International Space Station on Wednesday, July 23. Progress was carrying nearly three tons of food, fuel and […]