The planned launch of the Falcon 9 rocket tonight is expected to jumpstart SpaceX's vie for a place in the booming commercial satellite launch industry.
The International Space Station, the world’s shared laboratory in the cosmos and the only place that humans have ever lived off of Earth, is celebrating 15 years in the skies.
NASA astronauts on the International Space Station describe their not-so-traditional Thanksgiving dinner, eaten 260 miles above the surface of the Earth.
The private spaceflight company SpaceX will launch a satellite into space this evening, in what could be a major shakeup in the commercial space industry.
Studying fruit flies in space could provide NASA with the know-how to keep astronauts healthy during long space flights, such as during the 16-month travel time to and from Mars.
SpaceX had been due to launch its Falcon 9 rocket Monday evening, in what was to be a landmark moment for the commercial space industry.
Officials had feared that high winds would ground the giant balloons that are the parade's most famous tradition, but organizers were able to get the balloons aloft.
Multimillionaire Dennis Tito told Congress said that his plan to send two people to visit Mars’ galactic address as early as 2018 would not go forward without a pledge of federal financial support.
The first measurement of radiation at Mars' surface has implications for a human mission to the Red Planet, as well as for where Mars' missions might find traces of Martian life – if it was ever there.