China launches navigation satellite
Posted: Fri, Oct 26 9:53 PM ET (0153 GMT)
A Long March rocket placed the latest in a series of navigation satellites into orbit on Thursday. The Long March 3C rocket lifted off from...
Soyuz docks with ISS
Posted: Fri, Oct 26 9:44 PM ET (0144 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two Russians and one American successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday. The Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft docked with...
Russian upper stage explosion creates orbital debris
Posted: Thu, Oct 25 5:11 AM ET (0911 GMT)
The upper stage of a failed Russian launch earlier this year has exploded, creating hundreds of fragments that could exacerbate space debris concerns. The Breeze...
Soyuz launches new ISS crew
Posted: Wed, Oct 24 7:06 AM ET (1106 GMT)
A Soyuz rocket launched a spacecraft carrying three new International Space Station crewmembers on Tuesday. The Soyuz rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in...
RL10 investigation delays X-37B launch
Posted: Mon, Oct 22 5:07 AM ET (0907 GMT)
The ongoing investigation into a problem with an upper stage engine on a recent launch will delay the next launch of the military's secretive...
Curiosity begins first Mars soil analysis
Posted: Sat, Oct 20 9:27 AM ET (1327 GMT)
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has deposited a sample of Martian soil into one its instruments for analysis, project scientists said this week. The sample...
Orbital pushes back first Cygnus ISS mission to next year
Posted: Sat, Oct 20 8:58 AM ET (1258 GMT)
Orbital Sciences Corporation announced this week that it has rescheduled the first mission to the International Space Station of its Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the...
New model explains formation of the Earth's Moon
Posted: Sat, Oct 20 8:47 AM ET (1247 GMT)
Scientists this week reported that they have developed new models of the formation of the Earth's Moon that reconciles one of the leading explanations...
Earth-sized planet found at Alpha Centauri
Posted: Wed, Oct 17 8:02 AM ET (1202 GMT)
Astronomers announced Tuesday they have evidence for a planet the mass of the Earth closely orbiting one of the stars in the Alpha Centauri system,...
Proton returns to flight with successful Intelsat launch
Posted: Mon, Oct 15 6:22 AM ET (1022 GMT)
Two months after a launch failure, the Proton rocket returned to flight Sunday with the successful launch of a communications satellite for Intelsat. The Proton...
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