MSL in good shape for Sunday night landing
Posted: Sun, Aug 5 3:06 PM ET (1906 GMT)
NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) spacecraft is in good condition less than 12 hours before landing, project officials said Sunday morning. The project team...
India approves plans for its first Mars mission
Posted: Sat, Aug 4 9:27 AM ET (1327 GMT)
The Indian government approved on Friday a project to send that country's first mission to the planet Mars. The small Mars spacecraft is slated...
NASA selects Boeing, SNC, SpaceX for commercial crew awards
Posted: Fri, Aug 3 4:40 PM ET (2040 GMT)
NASA announced Friday that it has signed funded agreements worth over $1.1 billion with three companies for the next phase of its commercial crew...
Ariane 5 performs 50th straight successful launch
Posted: Fri, Aug 3 8:37 AM ET (1237 GMT)
An Ariane 5 rocket launched two communications satellites Thursday evening on the rocket's 50th consecutive successful launch. The Ariane 5 ECA lifted off from...
Atlas launch delayed to mid-month
Posted: Fri, Aug 3 8:20 AM ET (1220 GMT)
The launch of a classified payload on an Atlas 5 rocket has been postponed to mid-August after technicians found a problem with a key...
Progress launches and docks with ISS
Posted: Thu, Aug 2 9:55 AM ET (1355 GMT)
A Progress spacecraft docked with the International Space Station Wednesday night just hours after its launch from Kazakhstan, the first such "express" mission to the...
Iapetus landslides puzzle scientists
Posted: Wed, Aug 1 8:35 AM ET (1235 GMT)
Scientists this week said they have found a large number of landslides on the Saturnian moon of Iapetus that extend out much farther than expected,...
Rockot launches four satellites
Posted: Sun, Jul 29 11:48 AM ET (1548 GMT)
A Russian Rockot vehicle, launching for the first time in a year in a half, placed four small satellites into orbit on Saturday. The Rockot...
Japanese, Russian vehicles arrive at ISS
Posted: Sun, Jul 29 11:33 AM ET (1533 GMT)
A new Japanese cargo spacecraft berthed with the International Space Station on Friday while a Russian cargo vehicle redocked with the station on its second...
SLS passes design review
Posted: Fri, Jul 27 8:25 AM ET (1225 GMT)
NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket has successfully completed a major initial review, clearing the way for more detailed design work. NASa...
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