Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX, already in the history books for becoming the first private company to fly to the International Space Station, took another giant leap on Tuesday in its quest to upend the space launch industry. Continue reading →
China on Sunday launched its first spacecraft to the surface of moon, with landing of the six-wheeled rover named "Yutu" -- Chinese for "jade rabbit" -- expected in two weeks. Continue reading →
Sad news, comet fans: ISON is no more. It's a vaporized husk of its former self. A sublimated dirty snowball. Comet ISON is an ex-comet and this time it's not playing. Continue reading →
When Russian astronomers detected the 'virgin' Comet ISON in September 2012, the world was hoping for something a little bit special. But no comet is the same and the nature of 'dirty snowballs' is rarely predictable. Continue reading →
As the U.S. celebrated Thanksgiving Day, Comet ISON suffered a pretty severe cosmic flesh wound as it flew perilously close to the sun. Continue reading →
The fate of a 17th century vessel that disappeared in the Great Lakes continues to cause controversy. Continue reading →
It's hard being a robot exploring another world, as NASA's Mars Science Laboratory has proven this month.
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.
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