NASA Orion Spacecraft Sent To Colorado For Post-Flight TestsAfter a successful unmanned test flight in December, NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft has been shipped to Colorado for final decontamination and testing.
Space Station Astronauts Take Shelter From Space JunkAstronauts at the International Space Station were forced to seek emergency shelter from a piece of space junk on Thursday.
NASA Scientists Pour Over New Pluto PicturesPictures snapped Monday gave us our first clear look at Pluto, our solar system’s most famous dwarf planet, thanks to New Horizons.
Little Pluto Bigger Than Scientists Thought As Flyby LoomsPluto, once considered the ninth planet from the sun, is a little bigger than anyone imagined.
Pluto Just 4 Weeks, 20 Million Miles Away For SpacecraftAfter traveling 3 billion miles, over the course of nine years, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is at Pluto’s doorstep.
SpaceX Capsule Soars With Dummy In 1st Test Of Crew EscapeIn another big test flight on Wednesday, a capsule was fired into the air to try out its new, super-streamlined launch escape system for astronauts.
NASA Releases Picture Of Starry Fireworks For Hubble's 25thNASA celebrated the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary with a beautiful image taken by the space telescope.
1st Espresso Maker For Astronauts Arrives At Space StationAstronauts at the International Space Station(ISS) now have the world's first espresso machine designed exclusively for astronauts.
NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.
International Space Station In Sight Thursday NightMissed out on seeing the International Space Station Thursday morning? No need to fear space fans – the ISS will make an encore tonight.
Spacewalking Astronauts Turn Cable Guys In 1st Of 3 JobsTwo space station astronauts stepped out of the International Space Station to do some tricky cable work.
High Wind Scraps SpaceX Observatory Launch, Rocket LandingSpaceX tried again, unsuccessfully Tuesday to launch a new observatory into deep space as well as landing a booster that carried it up. Dangerously high winds kept it grounded.