Cape Canaveral

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - SEPTEMBER 21:  The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon supply ship lifts off from the launch pad on a resupply mission to the International Space Station, on September 21, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The private spaceflight rocket is delivering a cargo capsule to the International Space Station.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dragon Arrives At International Space Station With 3-D Printer

The International Space Station received another SpaceX shipment Tuesday containing the first 3D printer eThe International Space Station has received an important supply shipment from a SpaceX cargo ship, this one containing the first 3D printer ever launched into orbit.

09/23/2014

(Source: http://www.nasa.gov/)

NASA: Maven Enters Martian Orbit

It has been almost a year since NASA’s Maven spacecraft was sent into space for a celestial rendezvous with Mars.
Sunday evening the craft entered the red planet’s orbit for an unprecedented study of its atmosphere.

09/22/2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - NOVEMBER 17: In this handout photo provided by NASA, The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft onboard is seen at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41 on November 17, 2013 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The space agency's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN mission (MAVEN for short) is on a mission to study the upper atmosphere of Mars in hopes to discover how the planet lost most of its atmosphere and liquid water. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Back At Mars

The Maven spacecraft arrived at the red planet late Sunday night after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

09/21/2014

(Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA’s Maven Spacecraft Reaches Mars This Weekend

Mars is getting another visitor soon.

09/18/2014

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Atlas V Rocket Launches, Taking Satellite Aloft

The Atlas V rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Tuesday evening taking with it a communication satellite.

09/16/2014

(Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Three Space Station Astronauts Return To Earth

After almost six months in outer space, three space station astronauts have made it back home to Earth safely.

09/11/2014

(Source: NASA)

NASA’s Capsule Of The Future Prepped For Testing

NASA’S next generation of spacecraft is almost ready to begin its out of the world tests. The capsule, named Orion, is in the final stages of being prepped for its first mission a little less than three months from now.

09/11/2014

The New Horizons spacecraft engines start just prior to lift off from launch pad 41 at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, 19 January 2006. The spacecraft is on a trailblazing probe to Pluto, at the solar system's outermost limits, following two days of delays. (Photo credit: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Last Call: Pluto-Bound Craft Crosses Neptune Orbit

The New Horizons spacecraft, on its way to Pluto, crossed the orbit of Neptune Monday.

08/25/2014

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

Astronauts To Release Tiny Satellite During Spacewalk

A pair of Russian astronauts aboard the International Space Station performed a couple of housekeeping tasks during a spacewalk.

08/18/2014

The International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2, grapples the Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft.  (Source: NASA TV)

Space Florida Expects SpaceX To Touch Down In Texas

Space Florida, the quasi-government agency created to grow the space industry, expects billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk to set up the world’s first private launch facility in Texas.

07/18/2014

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