August 7, 2013

Chris Hadfield’s son Evan denies dad had ghostwriters

While on board the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield captured the imaginations of thousands with tweets, videos and spectacular photos. But was it all […]
August 6, 2013

Lori Garver Leaving NASA for Air Line Pilots Association

WASHINGTON — NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver is stepping down Sept. 6 to take the top staff job at the Washington-based Air Line Pilots Association, SpaceNews […]
August 5, 2013

NASA's Curiosity rover celebrates 1 year on Mars; drives toward mountain

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Mount Sharp has beckoned Curiosity since the NASA rover arrived on Mars exactly a year ago. If microbes ever existed on Mars, […]
August 4, 2013

Peter Capaldi Named 12th Doctor Who

Doctor Who will next be played by Peter Capaldi, who’d been the odds-on favorite to take the BBC’s storied sci-fi character into its 12th generation — […]
August 4, 2013

Kirobo is world's first talking robot sent into space

The first robot astronaut Kirobo is ready for its space debut aboard a rocket to the International Space Station (ISS), Japanese researchers said on Friday. A […]
August 2, 2013

NASA's Next Mega-Rocket Passes Key Design Review

The huge rocket that NASA is building to blast astronauts toward Mars, asteroids and other destinations in deep space has passed a critical design milestone, agency […]
August 1, 2013

NASA pushing to keep 'space taxi' competition going

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – NASA is pressing ahead with a program to fly its astronauts on commercial spaceships despite budget uncertainties that threaten to undermine […]
July 31, 2013

SpaceX wins bid to launch Canadian radar satellites

Privately-owned Space Exploration Technologies was selected to launch a trio of Canadian radar satellites aboard a single Falcon 9 rocket, the company announced on Tuesday. The […]
July 30, 2013

1st Operational Cygnus Module Bound for ISS Lands at NASA Wallops Launch Site

NASA WALLOPS ISLAND, VA – The 1st operational Cygnus cargo spacecraft slated to ferry crucial supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) under a commercial contract with NASA, has […]