Virgin Galactic has added two pilots to its payroll, including Rick Sturckow, a former NASA astronaut, the company announced on Tuesday. Continue reading →
NASA astronaut Mike Fossum pays his respects to Steve Jobs -- from space.
Fifty years ago when Alan Shepard climbed inside his Mercury capsule to blast off into space, things were looking pretty grim for the fledgling U.S. space program.
A US astronaut and Russian cosmonaut will live on the space station for a year in an effort to understand the impact of long-duration spaceflight on the human body.
Former astronaut Janice Voss, one of only six women to make five forays into space, died Monday in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Sad news today of a jet ski accident off the coast of Pensacola Beach, Florida, that fatally injured former astronaut Alan Poindexter.
Confident that his wife, Rep. Giffords, is on the road to recovery, NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, is returning to training for his upcoming shuttle mission.
In space, they can hear you scream -- if you're near a microphone -- but whistling is another matter entirely.
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