NASA's next-generation spaceship has successfully completed its most challenging test to date: being dropped from a plane at 35,000 feet (6.6 miles) and parachuting to Earth safely. Continue reading →
A nonprofit space exploration group revealed today exactly how it plans to launch two married astronauts on an ambitious manned flyby mission to the Red Planet by early 2018 -- involving NASA and federal funding.
An Orion space capsule has arrived at Kennedy Space Center ahead of its planned 2014 test flight.
Imagine strapping a giant rocket engine onto the International Space Station (ISS) and flying to other planets.
After a year of occasionally public wrangling with Congress, the Obama Administration on Wednesday unveiled its plan for a new NASA rocket intended to fly astronauts and cargo to Mars.
The new SLS-Orion rocket may cost $500 million per launch, but the costs aren't nailed down yet.
Of the tens of thousands of Near Earth Objects out there, which ones would be best to visit, optimizing fuel and ease of speeding back to Earth should anything go wrong?