World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 5, 2015
A NASA spacecraft called Dawn is about to become the first mission to orbit a dwarf planet when it slips into orbit on Friday around Ceres, the most massive body in the asteroid belt.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 2, 2015
Two US astronauts whipped through a third spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Sunday to rig parking spots for new U.S. space taxis.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 1, 2015
Two US astronauts today stepped out on the third spacewalk to prepare the International Space Station for the arrival of more commercial spacecraft in the coming years.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 26, 2015
Russia will continue using the International Space Station in partnership with NASA until 2024, its space agency said, after Moscow had threatened to pull out and stop financing it by 2020.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 25, 2015
Two American astronauts today stepped out on the second of three spacewalks to prepare the International Space Station for the arrival of commercial capsules ferrying astronauts in the coming years.
World News | Sunday February 22, 2015
Two US astronauts wearing what NASA assured are "healthy" spacesuits began a spacewalk on Saturday to lay cable outside the International Space Station, after an equipment failure briefly delayed the mission.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 22, 2015
Two US astronauts wearing what NASA assured are "healthy" spacesuits prepared for a spacewalk Saturday to lay cable outside the International Space Station, after an equipment failure briefly delayed the mission.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 12, 2015
A $340 million satellite that aims to alert people to potentially dangerous solar activity and geomagnetic storms blasted off toward deep space on Wednesday atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday February 11, 2015
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship made a parachute return into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, while high winds in Florida scrapped plans for the company's Falcon rocket launch, NASA said.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 11, 2015
The US space agency has released a stunning video revealing the far side of the Moon that cannot be seen from the Earth.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 9, 2015
Scientists would soon be able to tell the exact measure of methane in the atmosphere with the help of a new, highly accurate instrument.
World News | Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Monday February 9, 2015
The planned launching of a spacecraft that is to act as a "tsunami buoy" to warn of potentially catastrophic solar storms was aborted with less than three minutes left in the countdown on Sunday evening.
World News | Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Sunday February 8, 2015
GoreSat is going to space at last. The 1,250-pound satellite, officially known as the Deep Space Climate Observatory, is to lift off Sunday at 6:10 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 4, 2015
Despite earlier reports of a possible detection, joint data analysis by the European Space Agency's Planck space mission and ground-based experiment BICEP2 has found no conclusive evidence of gravitational waves from the birth of universe.
World News | Thomson Reuters | Saturday January 31, 2015
An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California today carrying a NASA satellite to measure how much water is in Earth's soil, information that will help weather forecasting and tracking of global climate change.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 30, 2015
NASA has pushed back the launch of a satellite to study soil moisture to Saturday, so that it can perform "minor repairs" to the launch rocket.
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 16, 2015
Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) calculated that in 2014 the world had its hottest year in 135 years of record-keeping. Earlier, the Japanese weather agency and a...
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has entered an approach phase in which it will continue to close in on Ceres, a Texas-sized dwarf planet never before visited by a spacecraft.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 19, 2014
US-Russian ties may have returned to Cold War levels, but an astronaut and a cosmonaut gearing up for the longest flight on the International Space Station said Thursday politics would not disrupt their work of helping a future trip to Mars.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 16, 2014
A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday December 6, 2014
Rising seas and pounding waves driven by climate change are chipping away at the coast near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, threatening launch pads and future operations, scientists said on Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 6, 2014
The US space agency's Orion capsule circled the Earth twice before plunging into the ocean Friday in a flawless test flight that NASA called a "significant milestone" in the journey to Mars.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 5, 2014
The first test launch of NASA's new deep space capsule, Orion, was postponed until Friday due to wind gusts and technical issues with the rocket, the US space agency said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Ever-growing Google now has an airport to its name: the Internet giant has signed a 60-year lease to run a NASA airbase that comes with massive hangars for dirigibles.