Soyuz launches five satellites
Posted: Sun, Jul 22 9:11 AM ET (1311 GMT)
A Soyuz rocket successfully launched a collection of small satellites on Sunday. The Soyuz-FG rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at...
Japan launches ISS cargo spacecraft
Posted: Sat, Jul 21 9:40 AM ET (1340 GMT)
An H-2B rocket launched the third in a series of Japanese cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station on Saturday. The H-2B rocket...
Orbital reschedules initial Antares launches
Posted: Fri, Jul 20 4:23 AM ET (0823 GMT)
Orbital Sciences Corporation announced Thursday it is now planning the inaugural launch of its medium-lift Antares rocket this October, with a demonstration flight of...
Astronomers find potential exoplanet smaller than Earth
Posted: Thu, Jul 19 5:57 AM ET (0957 GMT)
Astronomers examining data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have found evidence for an extrasolar planet two-thirds the size of the Earth tightly orbiting...
NASA selects Delta 2, Falcon 9 for satellite launches
Posted: Thu, Jul 19 5:42 AM ET (0942 GMT)
NASA awarded launch contracts this week for four future missions, providing new life to one venerable launch vehicle and opening a new line of business...
Soyuz docks with ISS
Posted: Tue, Jul 17 6:03 AM ET (1003 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three new International Space Station crewmembers docked with the station early Tuesday. The Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft docked with the station'...
Spacecraft issue could delay MSL landing data
Posted: Tue, Jul 17 5:53 AM ET (0953 GMT)
A problem with a spacecraft currently in orbit around Mars could mean that telemetry from next month's landing by NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (...
Soyuz launches ISS crew
Posted: Sun, Jul 15 8:51 AM ET (1251 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three new International Space Station crewmembers launched early Sunday. The Soyuz rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at...
Astronomers detect "dark" galaxies
Posted: Fri, Jul 13 6:29 AM ET (1029 GMT)
Astronomers announced this week that they have discovered so-called "dark" galaxies from an early phase of the history of the universe. Dark galaxies are...
Fifth moon spotted orbiting Pluto
Posted: Thu, Jul 12 5:40 AM ET (0940 GMT)
Astronomers announced Wednesday the discovery of a fifth, and very small, moon orbiting the dwarf planet Pluto. Scientists detected the moon, temporarily designated S/2012 (...
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