ATV reboost of ISS cut short
Posted: Fri, Aug 17 11:03 AM ET (1503 GMT)
A reboost of the International Space Station's orbit by Europe's Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) ended earlier than planned Wednesday. Thrusters on the ATV-...
Galaxy cluster produces stars at record-setting rate
Posted: Thu, Aug 16 8:39 AM ET (1239 GMT)
A galaxy cluster over five billion light-years from Earth is producing new stars a rate never before seen, a finding that may validate models...
Software upgrade complete, Curiosity ready to move
Posted: Thu, Aug 16 8:14 AM ET (1214 GMT)
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is ready to start moving across the Martian surface after completing a software upgrade earlier this week. The rover has...
Dawn glitch delays departure from Vesta
Posted: Wed, Aug 15 8:17 AM ET (1217 GMT)
A problem with a reaction wheel on NASA's Dawn spacecraft will slightly delay the spacecraft's departure from the vicinity of the asteroid Vesta...
Curiosity getting software upgrade
Posted: Mon, Aug 13 7:27 AM ET (1127 GMT)
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is in the middle of a software upgrade that project officials say will prepare the rover for scientific activities on...
Curiosity rover working well on Mars
Posted: Fri, Aug 10 5:48 AM ET (0948 GMT)
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is meeting or exceeding the expectations of scientists and engineers involved with the project several days after landing, returning stunning...
Lander prototype crashes in KSC test
Posted: Fri, Aug 10 5:32 AM ET (0932 GMT)
A NASA vehicle designed to test lander technologies for future exploration missions crashed during its first free-flight test Thursday at the Kennedy Space Center....
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...
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