On Monday, an upgraded SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was tasked with its first communications satellite launch -- but the landmark day has been postponed after a technical hitch.
As if the International Space Station couldn't get any cooler, the Japanese segment of the orbiting outpost has launched a barrage of small satellites -- known as "cubesats" -- from their very own Cubesat Cannon! Continue reading →
Although Olympic torches have been launched into space before, the torch of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, became the first torch to complete an orbital relay during a spacewalk.
The European gravity satellite has finally succumbed to atmospheric drag and reentered Earth's atmosphere. Continue reading →
Space station astronauts had an uninterrupted view of the fiery death of an unmanned cargo vehicle on Nov. 2. Here are the photos.
Alaska-based singer-songwriter Marian Call has produced something rather special for her latest project. Continue reading →
Living deep inside our planet's protective biosphere, it sometimes takes some beautiful cosmic events to make us realize that we are orbiting the sun as the sun orbits the galactic core at breakneck speeds.
Scott Carpenter, who became the second US astronaut to orbit the Earth in 1962, died Thursday in Colorado aged 88.
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