Armstrong recovering from heart surgery
Posted: Thu, Aug 9 8:34 AM ET (1234 GMT)
The first man to set foot on the surface of the Moon is recuperating from heart surgery recently. Neil Armstrong is said to be recovering...
Proton upper stage failure strands two satellites in transfer orbit
Posted: Tue, Aug 7 3:54 PM ET (1954 GMT)
The upper stage of a Proton rocket that lifted off Tuesday malfunctioned, stranding its payload of two communications satellites in an intermediate orbit. The Proton...
Curiosity lands safely on the surface of Mars
Posted: Mon, Aug 6 4:42 AM ET (0842 GMT)
NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission successfully landed the Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars late Sunday night. The rover touched down on the...
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,...
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