International Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - DECEMBER 05:  The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft takes off from its launchpad on December 5, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.  The heavy-lift rocket will boost the unmanned Orion capsule to an altitude of 3,600 miles, and returning for a splashdown west of Baja California after a four and half hour flight.  .  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NASA Orion Spacecraft Sent To Colorado For Post-Flight Tests

After a successful unmanned test flight in December, NASA’s experimental Orion spacecraft has been shipped to Colorado for final decontamination and testing.

09/01/2015

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)

Japan Delivers Whiskey To Space Station

In what could be a first, Japan has delivered whiskey to the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. For scientific purposes, of course.

08/24/2015

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad on October 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment and science experiments. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

SpaceX Says 2-Foot Strut Snapped, Brought Down Rocket

SpaceX suspects a 2-foot steel strut snapped inside its rocket and led to last month’s launch accident.

07/20/2015

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)

Space Station Astronauts Take Shelter From Space Junk

Astronauts at the International Space Station were forced to seek emergency shelter from a piece of space junk on Thursday.

07/16/2015

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad on October 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment and science experiments. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NASA’s New Commercial Crew Astronauts: Each Wants To Fly 1st

The four NASA astronauts, dubbed the Commercial Crew Cadre, chosen to fly on the first test flights of commercial spacecraft said Friday they haven’t come up yet with a more media-savvy name.

07/10/2015

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad on October 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment and science experiments. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NASA Picks 4 Astronauts To Fly 1st Commercial Space Missions

Even with SpaceX’s recent failures to reach the International Space Station, NASA has chosen four veteran astronauts to move ahead with their commercial space mission plans.

07/09/2015

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Space Florida Downplays Cargo Rocket Explosion

The president of Space Florida doesn’t anticipate short- or long-term setbacks for private operations at Cape Canaveral following last week’s explosion of a cargo rocket shortly after liftoff.

07/08/2015

Space X's Falcon 9 rocket as it lifts off from space launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida June 28, 2015 with a Dragon CRS7 spacecraft. (Source: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

SpaceX Launch Ends In Failure, Rocket Erupts

An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and the first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, still reeling from previous failed shipments.

06/28/2015

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SpaceX Hopes Weather Cooperates For Weekend Launch

SpaceX is hoping Mother Nature cooperates for this weekend’s scheduled launch of a cargo ship loaded with some much needed supplies.

06/26/2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - SEPTEMBER 21:  A contrail is seen behind the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon supply ship as it flies into space after lifting off from the launch pad on a resupply mission to the International Space Station  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)

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Headed Home

A “dragon” is figuratively winging its way toward Earth with a load of scientific goodies.

05/21/2015

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