New model explains formation of the Earth's Moon
Posted: Sat, Oct 20 8:47 AM ET (1247 GMT)
Scientists this week reported that they have developed new models of the formation of the Earth's Moon that reconciles one of the leading explanations...
Earth-sized planet found at Alpha Centauri
Posted: Wed, Oct 17 8:02 AM ET (1202 GMT)
Astronomers announced Tuesday they have evidence for a planet the mass of the Earth closely orbiting one of the stars in the Alpha Centauri system,...
Proton returns to flight with successful Intelsat launch
Posted: Mon, Oct 15 6:22 AM ET (1022 GMT)
Two months after a launch failure, the Proton rocket returned to flight Sunday with the successful launch of a communications satellite for Intelsat. The Proton...
Endeavour arrives at Los Angeles museum home
Posted: Mon, Oct 15 6:11 AM ET (1011 GMT)
The space shuttle Endeavour completed a 20-kilometer trek across the city of Los Angeles on Sunday, arriving at the museum that will be its...
China launches experimental satellites
Posted: Sun, Oct 14 10:34 AM ET (1434 GMT)
A Chinese rocket placed a pair of technology demonstration satellites into orbit on Sunday. The Long March 2C lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch...
Soyuz launches Galileo satellites
Posted: Sat, Oct 13 9:41 AM ET (1341 GMT)
A Soyuz rocket launched a pair of Galileo navigation satellites for Europe on Friday, allowing on-orbit testing of the planned system to begin. The...
Sarah Brightman to go to ISS
Posted: Thu, Oct 11 7:24 AM ET (1124 GMT)
Singer Sarah Brightman will travel to the International Space Station as a space tourist, she and Space Adventures announced on Wednesday. Brightman will take a...
Dragon arrives at ISS
Posted: Thu, Oct 11 7:09 AM ET (1109 GMT)
The crew of the International Space Station successfully berthed a Dragon cargo spacecraft to the station on Wednesday. The Dragon spacecraft, launched Sunday night on...
SES orders satellite from Boeing
Posted: Thu, Oct 11 6:47 AM ET (1047 GMT)
European satellite operator SES announced Wednesday it has ordered a new communications satellite from Boeing. The SES-9 satellite will be a large Boeing 702HP...
Falcon 9 launches ISS cargo ship
Posted: Mon, Oct 8 4:50 AM ET (0850 GMT)
A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully placed a Dragon cargo spacecraft into orbit Sunday night despite an anomaly with one of the rocket's engines. The...
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