Atlas 5 launch postponed
Posted: Sun, Jun 17 7:30 PM ET (2330 GMT)
The launch of a classified payload on an Atlas 5 rocket has been delayed from Monday to Wednesday to replace a faulty component, United Launch...
X-37B lands at Vandenberg
Posted: Sun, Jun 17 8:40 AM ET (1240 GMT)
An experimental robotic spaceplane completed a 15-month mission on Saturday with a landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The X-37B OTV-...
China launches Shenzhou 9
Posted: Sat, Jun 16 8:12 AM ET (1212 GMT)
A Long March rocket successfully launched Saturday a spacecraft carrying three astronauts, including China's first female astronaut, on a mission to dock with an...
Voyager on cusp of entering interstellar space
Posted: Sat, Jun 16 7:52 AM ET (1152 GMT)
Data returned from NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft suggest it is on the verge of crossing the heliopause into interstellar space. Project scientists said this...
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....
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