Space

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

(Source: NASA)

Sun Unleashes Two Intense Solar Flares Tuesday

The sun put on quite a celestial show Tuesday as it unleashed two solar flares and NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory caught them both on camera.

06/10/2014

Mission To ISS Continues For NASA's Final Space Shuttle Flight

Air Force Launches Top-Secret Satellite Into Space

The Air Force launched a top-secret satellite into space Thursday, May 22nd.

05/22/2014

Mars One Program (Source: Mars One)

One Way Ticket: Mission To Mars

On July 21, 1969 the Apollo 11 space flight took the first humans to the moon, with Neil Armstrong being the first to step on the lunar surface.

05/05/2014

The artist's concept depicts Kepler-186f , the first validated Earth-size planet to orbit a distant star in the habitable zone.
(Source: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech)

Astronomers Spot Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

Astronomers discovered what they said is the most “Earth-like” planet.

04/18/2014

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)

Storms Threaten Second Launch Try To ISS

SpaceX is trying for a second time to launch a cargo delivery to the International Space Station on Friday.

04/18/2014

International Space Station (Source: nasa.gov)

International Space Station Takes Out The Trash

The International Space Station just put the trash out, so to speak, releasing its orbiting lab and leaving it with one less capsule on its hands.

CBS Miami–02/18/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Space Suit Issue Prompts Delay Of Second Spacewalk

Success in space Saturday after two astronauts removed an old space station pump, sailing through the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line.

12/21/2013

(Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Astronauts Begin Urgent Spacewalking Repairs

A crippled cooling line at the International Space Station prompted a spacewalking Saturday for two astronauts.

12/21/2013

(Source: NASA)  The International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member on space shuttle Discovery.

Astronaut May Get Christmas Wish For Spacewalk

Most people, for Christmas, ask for material things. But astronaut Rick Mastracchio, because of a broken cooling system at the spacestation, may actually get a spacewalk or two just in time for the holiday.

12/13/2013

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