No one was hurt after the privately operated rocket caught fire shortly after blasting off from a launch pad in Virginia
"I have definite personal knowledge of the odors existing inside her anodized aluminum hull," retired Astronaut Clayton C. Anderson writes
After the success of its Mars mission, the country plans to offer cut-price services to western space agencies
Fireballs can be as bright as the sun and larger than a full moon
The study suggests water is even more widespread than thought.
The polished-smooth history of the lunar landings is in fact a tale of bumbling and bickering, full of outlandish schemes that even included nuking the moon
NASA’s announcement ends months of speculation.
The planets are orbiting Kapteyn's Star, the 25th nearest star to our sun and can be seen with an amateur telescope
The satellite was launched in 1978 and used to study solar wind, but was “stolen” in 1983 for a totally new mission
NASA is now streaming live high-definition footage of the Blue Marble
The flashes were part of the annual Lyrid meteor shower and the rock disintegrated before it could hit the ground
About 500 light years away, the fifth planet orbiting a small dim star could harbor life
Saturn's moon Enceladus is only 300 miles wide—it would fit between New York City and Charlottesville, Va.
While Russia is the world leader in space launches and Russian-built engines equip U.S. rockets, it holds less than 10 percent of the multi-billion dollar global space market.