The Spaceport America Terminal Hangar Facility will be used by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic
The exact timing and location of ROSAT's atmospheric reentry are uncertain
The International Space Station likely won't have to be vacated next month
A new study finds that previous estimates for this gaseous planet's swirling rotation were inaccurate
A reusable rocket and spaceship could open the gates of Mars for humanity, company CEO Elon Musk announced
The defunct Upper Atmospheric Research Satellite (UARS) reentered the atmosphere at 12:01 A.M. Eastern time (0401 GMT) on Saturday, falling into the Pacific at 14.1 degrees south latitude and 189.8 degrees east longitude...
More than 50 new alien planets—including one so-called super-Earth that could potentially support life—have been discovered by an exoplanet-hunting telescope
For instance, for two decades, the general public was able to obtain car passes to visit KSC and watch a shuttle launch, but this was never resumed after the attacks
There will not be enough trained astronauts to meet the demands of future space station missions, according to a new report
New photos from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter show the Apollo moon landing sites in high-resolution, revealing details that could solve historical mysteries about the first manned moon landings...
The movie Apollo 18 claims to reveal decades-old footage of astronauts on a secret mission two years after Apollo 17 --the last real expedition to the moon. In actuality, NASA did prepare for Apollos 18, 19 and 20...
If Russian engineers don't figure out what caused a recent rocket failure soon, the ISS may have to start operating without a crew
Hurricane Irene is a monster storm on Earth. But it's just a baby compared to the massive cyclones of Jupiter and Saturn
Scientists have discovered the coldest type of starlike bodies known, which at times can be cooler than the human body
An unmanned Progress cargo ship carrying tons of supplies for astronauts on the International Space Station suffered a major malfunction after launch
The eight-ton experimental prototype is designed as a test bed for the technologies China will need for its future space station program
NASA astronaut Ron Garan photographed a "shooting star" from the International Space Station
The Opportunity rover is less than 50 meters from the crater rim and is due to pull up to it later this week
A glut of alien sci-fi films comes at a time when scientific discoveries are making the existence of life beyond Earth seem more and more plausible
Retired shuttles will soon go on display across the country, but some of their pieces may fly again