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February 3, 2018

Cosmonauts Break Russian Spacewalk Record During Space Station Antenna Repair

Two cosmonauts took a spacewalk outside the International Space Stationtoday (Feb. 2) to tackle a long-awaited upgrade to the communications system on the Russian side of the […]
February 28, 2016

SpaceX Resets Launch of Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket for Serene Sunday Sunset Today

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – Following a pair of back to back launch scrubs this week on Wednesday and Thursday due to rocket fueling […]
January 19, 2016

Astronauts just made flowers bloom in space – but they’re not actually the first

NASA is celebrating a space plant victory: Over the weekend,  astronaut Scott Kelly showed off zinnia flowers he’d grown and coaxed back to health on board […]
January 15, 2016

British astronaut Tim Peake 'exhilarated' to make first spacewalk

LONDON — British astronaut Tim Peake will make his first spacewalk on Friday to carry out work on broken solar units that need to be repaired. […]
August 30, 2015

Nasa starts year-long isolation to simulate life on Mars

A team of Nasa recruits has begun living in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars. […]
May 8, 2015

Rogue Russian spacecraft burns up in Earth's atmosphere

The Russian space agency says that its out-of-control spacecraft has burnt up as it re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere. Re-entry was over the Pacific, it said, and […]
December 2, 2014

Philae May Have Grazed a Crater and Tumbled Over Comet

You’ve heard of first-world problems? Well this is an off-world problem: accidentally scraping the rim of a crater with one’s landing gear during a landing on a comet, […]
November 15, 2014

Philae comet lander sends more data before losing power

The Philae lander on the distant comet 67P has sent another stream of data back to Earth before losing power. The little probe delivered everything expected […]
November 13, 2014

Rosetta: Comet lander Philae now stable

The robot probe Philae that made a historic comet landing is now stable after initially failing to attach to the surface, and is sending pictures. Efforts […]