Progress launched to ISS
Posted: Sat, Apr 21 8:54 AM ET (1254 GMT)
A Soyuz rocket launched a cargo spacecraft to the ISS on Friday as three members of the station's crew prepare to depart. The Soyuz...
Jupiter mission frontrunner in ESA competition
Posted: Fri, Apr 20 5:57 AM ET (0957 GMT)
A spacecraft that would study three of Jupiter's largest moons, including going into orbit around one of then, is the top choice of a...
House and Senate appropriators draft NASA budgets
Posted: Thu, Apr 19 6:19 AM ET (1019 GMT)
Appropriations committees in the US House of Representative and Senate have drafted spending bills that would fund NASA at close to the administration's request...
Discovery flown to Washington
Posted: Wed, Apr 18 6:53 AM ET (1053 GMT)
The space shuttle Discovery made its final trip on Tuesday, flown on its 747 carrier aircraft from the Kennedy Space Center to Washington to be...
NASA tentatively confirms April 30 SpaceX launch
Posted: Tue, Apr 17 5:56 AM ET (0956 GMT)
NASA and SpaceX officials met Monday and gave approval for an April 30 launch of a SpaceX's Dragon mission to the ISS, pending some...
NASA seeks input on Mars mission concepts
Posted: Sat, Apr 14 9:13 AM ET (1313 GMT)
NASA officials said Friday they are seeking ideas for potential future Mars missions as part of the agency's effort to restructure its Mars exploration...
North Korean launch fails
Posted: Fri, Apr 13 9:09 AM ET (1309 GMT)
A North Korean rocket lifted off early Friday but failed to place its satellite into orbit, a failure even acknowledged by government officials. The Unha-...
Contact lost with Envisat
Posted: Fri, Apr 13 8:54 AM ET (1254 GMT)
The European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed Thursday that it has lost contact with its Envisat earth observing satellite. ESA announced in a statement that contact...
Orbital rolls out Antares rocket
Posted: Thu, Apr 12 8:24 AM ET (1224 GMT)
Orbital Sciences Corporation rolled out the first stage of its Antares rocket to its new launch pad in Virginia on Wednesday in preparation for tests...
SpaceX moving ahead with plans for Texas launch site
Posted: Tue, Apr 10 6:12 AM ET (1012 GMT)
A regulatory filing released Monday is the latest evidence that SpaceX is pursuing plans for a new spaceport on the Gulf Coast of Texas. The...
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