NASA selects Mars lander for next Discovery mission
Posted: Wed, Aug 22 1:10 PM ET (1710 GMT)
NASA announced Monday that it has selected a Mars lander designed to carry out geophysical research as the next mission in its Discovery program of...
Cosmonauts perform ISS spacewalk
Posted: Wed, Aug 22 12:57 PM ET (1657 GMT)
Two Russian cosmonauts spent nearly six hours outside the International Space Station on Monday, performing work on the station and also deploying a small satellite....
Curiosity tests laser on nearby rock
Posted: Mon, Aug 20 9:58 AM ET (1358 GMT)
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover continued its post-landing commissioning work over the weekend by firing its laser for the first time at a nearby...
Zenit launches Intelsat satellite
Posted: Sun, Aug 19 11:11 AM ET (1511 GMT)
A Sea Launch Zenit-3SL successfully placed an Intelsat communications satellite into orbit early Sunday. The Zenit-3SL rocket lifted off from its floating launch...
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...
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