Published February 23, 2010
A new rocket built by a Californian company to launch commercial spacecraft on cargo trips for NASA is poised atop its Florida launch pad for some final tests.
Published February 19, 2010
Astronauts aboard NASA's shuttle Endeavour packed up their spaceship for the trip home Thursday after more than a week at the International Space Station, but not before holding a grand opening ceremony for the orbiting lab's newest room and stunning observation deck.
Published February 16, 2010
Astronauts moved an old docking port to a new spot on the International Space Station late Monday in the second straight day of tricky crane work 220 miles above Earth.
Published February 12, 2010
The International Space Station got a bit bigger Thursday night thanks to two spacewalking astronauts who helped attach NASA's last major room for the orbiting lab and what promises to be the ultimate window on the world.
Published February 11, 2010
Endeavour shuttle astronauts Robert Behnken and Nick Patrick will venture outside the space station at 9:09 p.m. EST to begin more than six hours of construction work to install the new connecting node, called Tranquility, and its window-lined observation portal.
Published February 06, 2010
NASA is about to launch the mother of all Super Bowl pregame shows with the space shuttle Endeavour, which is poised to blast off before dawn Sunday morning.
Published January 26, 2010
The roving days are over for NASA's Mars rover Spirit after more than six years rolling across the Martian surface, the space agency announced Tuesday.
Published January 22, 2010
A meteorite fell from the sky and crashed through the roof of a doctor's office in Virginia.
Published January 20, 2010
The six astronauts preparing to fly into orbit aboard NASA's shuttle Endeavour next month arrived at their Florida launch site Monday for final training sessions as engineers work to replace vital hoses for their cargo -- a new space station room.
Published January 14, 2010
Somebody in NASA was flying high, but not on the space shuttle, according to a report Thursday.