China confirms crew, launch date for next Shenzhou mission
Posted: Fri, Jun 15 6:42 AM ET (1042 GMT)
China will launch its next human space mission on Saturday evening with three people, including China's first female astronaut, on board. A Long March...
Pegasus launches NASA astronomy satellite
Posted: Wed, Jun 13 8:29 PM ET (0029 GMT)
A Pegasus rocket successfully launched a small NASA spacecraft designed to help astronomers track down black holes. An Orbital Sciences Corporation L-1011 aircraft, flying...
Curiosity on track for August landing
Posted: Tue, Jun 12 6:06 AM ET (1006 GMT)
Project engineers have narrowed the landing site for NASA's Curiosity Mars rover while the space agency played down a potential contamination issue with one...
ESO approves plans for world's largest telescope
Posted: Tue, Jun 12 5:46 AM ET (0946 GMT)
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) gave the green light Monday to plans to build a telescope nearly 40 meters across in Chile. The European Extremely...
China plans mid-June launch of next crewed mission
Posted: Sat, Jun 9 7:41 AM ET (1141 GMT)
Chinese officials announced Saturday that it will launch its next human spaceflight mission, which will feature a docking with its experimental lab module already in...
NASA cancels astronomy mission
Posted: Fri, Jun 8 6:41 AM ET (1041 GMT)
Citing growing costs, NASA officials announced Thursday they were canceling a small x-ray astronomy mission that was still in the early stages of development....
Enterprise arrives at Intrepid
Posted: Thu, Jun 7 6:53 AM ET (1053 GMT)
The space shuttle Enterprise arrived Wednesday at its new home, a former aircraft carrier turned museum in New York City. Enterprise was transported by barge...
Congressman and NASA reach commercial crew agreement
Posted: Wed, Jun 6 6:33 AM ET (1033 GMT)
A key member of Congress who had been critical of NASA's commercial crew development efforts said Tuesday that he has reached an understanding with...
NRO gives NASA two space telescopes
Posted: Tue, Jun 5 4:56 AM ET (0856 GMT)
The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) has given NASA two telescopes originally designed for reconnaissance satellites that the space agency believes could be repurposed for astronomy...
Scientists win prizes for Kuiper Belt discoveries
Posted: Tue, Jun 5 4:45 AM ET (0845 GMT)
The discovery of objects in the Kuiper Belt in the outer reaches of the solar system netted scientists a pair of major prizes last week....
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