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January 16, 2014

Nasa reveal plans for the biggest rocket ever made to take man to Mars

It is set to become the largest rocket ever built, dwarfing the rockets that took man to the moon and paving the way for manned missions […]
January 15, 2014

Spacewalking Cosmonauts to Install Earth-Watching Cameras on Space Station This Month

Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station this month in a second bid to install two high-definition cameras on the exterior of the […]
January 14, 2014

Nasa looking for 'taxi firm' to replace Russian rockets

Nasa is looking for private companies to run a taxi shuttle service to the International Space Station from American soil. The next manned mission, in March, […]
January 13, 2014

Stunning video shows Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo complete supersonic test flight

The company says the reusable space vehicle was carried by airplane to 46,000 feet (14,020 meters) on Friday and then released. The craft then used its […]
January 12, 2014

Orbital Sciences cargo ship arrives at space station

(Reuters) – Orbital Sciences Corp, one of two companies hired by U.S. space agency NASA to make supply runs to the International Space Station, delivered its […]
January 11, 2014

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo reaches record height in latest test

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic sent its SpaceShipTwo reusable space vehicle to new heights on Friday, blasting the craft nearly 13.5 miles into the air and […]
January 11, 2014

NASA warns of 'potentially hazardous' asteroid

A new, “potentially hazardous” asteroid has been discovered by one of NASA’s recently reactivated spacecraft – and it’s headed in Earth’s direction. The new asteroid, called […]
January 10, 2014

Black hole's 'big meal' could spark fireworks

Astronomers are getting ready for their best ever glimpse of the mysterious black hole at the heart of our galaxy. “Fireworks” will flare if it gobbles […]
January 9, 2014

International Space Station Operations Extended to 2024

NASA announced today that the Obama administration has approved NASA’s request for an extension of operations for the International Space Station for an additional four years […]