United Launch Alliance will try again Wednesday to put NASA’s long-awaited Orbiting Carbon Observatory into orbit around Earth for a two-year mission, following a last-minute launch scrub early Tuesday. Continue reading →
A water flow problem on Tuesday forced the US space agency to postpone the launch of a satellite to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas.
New NASA gear that could help humanity set up an outpost on Mars has gotten its first test flight.
SpaceX thinks humanity needs to reach Mars to survive.
Debris from Friday's failed Russian rocket launch has been recovered in China. Continue reading →
For the first time, a Space Exploration Technologies’ Falcon 9 rocket successfully flew itself back to Earth for an experimental touchdown at sea, company chief executive Elon Musk told reporters Friday.
The unexpected spinoffs from the weaponized rocket technology from World War Two ultimately led to the more peaceful space launch applications we have today. Continue reading →
Defying a bleak weather forecast, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Friday to send a Dragon cargo capsule on its way to the International Space Station. Continue reading →
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