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Oct 8, 2014 03:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's next-generation spacecraft is nearing completion and its first ambitious foray into space is planned for December. Continue reading →
Jun 26, 2014 07:41 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Jan 6, 2014 07:55 AM ET
There's a lot coming down the pike in space exploration in 2014! Trace tells us about the top three space missions he's looking forward to in the new year.
Feb 8, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Ray Villard
There is a largely unexplored alien country that is so close to Earth it would take a beam of light less than two seconds to get there. This is the farside of on moon, often misrepresented and the "dark side" ... ->
Feb 6, 2013 05:57 PM ET // Jason Major
Dive deep into Orion's star factory with the help of NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE). ->
Jul 3, 2012 01:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
An Orion space capsule has arrived at Kennedy Space Center ahead of its planned 2014 test flight.
Jan 7, 2010 04:07 PM ET // Robert Lamb
If you love science fiction, there's a good chance you love escape pods. Just try and tell a space opera without one. But what about the real-life space escape and rescue vehicles? Let's abandon ship together, shall we?
Oct 13, 2009 12:22 PM ET // Irene Klotz
What looks like NASA's Orion capsule, costs about the same as an Orion capsule but isn't made of metal? Why that would be NASA's Composite Crew Module, a structural prototype commissioned by NASA to determine if there would be any advantages to using new polymers to fabricate its planned replacemen...
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