August 17, 2013

Cosmonauts prepare for new lab in record Russian spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts floated outside the International Space Station on Friday to set up power and ethernet cables for a new research laboratory scheduled to arrive […]
August 16, 2013

Nasa abandons hope of fixing Kepler

Nasa has abandoned hope of restoring the Kepler Space Telescope to full working order after the spacecraft suffered two technical failures. After several months of analysis, […]
August 15, 2013

NASA teams up with U.S. Navy to test capsule recovery

NORFOLK, Va. — The Navy and NASA are testing out how they’ll recover astronauts once they splash down in the ocean following future missions to deep […]
August 14, 2013

SpaceX Grasshopper Performs Divert Maneuver

SpaceX proved yesterday that their Grasshopper prototype Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) vehicle can do more than just go straight up and down. The goal of […]
August 14, 2013

Nasa to send 'Star Trek replicator' to space station

Nasa is to send a 3D printer to the International Space Station to allow astronauts to create their own spare parts and tools, paving the way […]
August 13, 2013

100,000 people apply for a one-way trip to Mars

Mars One wants to send humans on a one-way trip to the Red Planet in 2022. Four individuals will be selected out of the more than […]
August 12, 2013

Astronaut Michael Foale Ends Journey With NASA After 26 Years

After having spent 375 days in space during six space missions, one of NASA’s most experienced astronauts Michael Foale ends his journey with the space agency […]
August 9, 2013

NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly […]
August 8, 2013

NASA Seeks New Ideas for Ailing Planet-Hunting Spacecraft's Mission

NASA is asking scientists for ideas about new ways to use its Kepler space telescope, whose planet-hunting mission was stalled by a malfunction three months ago. […]