Top-secret space plane lands on California coast
(AP)—A top-secret space plane landed Friday at an Air Force base on the Southern California coast.
NASA Soil Moisture Mapper arrives at launch site
A NASA spacecraft designed to track Earth's water in one of its most important, but least recognized forms—soil moisture—now is at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, to begin final preparations for ...
US military's robot space plane due to land this week
The US military's mysterious robot space plane is expected to land this week after a 22-month orbit, officials said Tuesday, but the craft's mission remains shrouded in secrecy.
SpaceX's next cargo launch set for Sept 20
SpaceX's next unmanned cargo trip to restock supplies at the International Space Station is scheduled for September 20, the US space agency said Friday.
Small meteorite strikes Nicaragua, government says
Nicaragua's government said Sunday that a mysterious boom heard overnight in the capital was made by a small meteorite that left a crater in a wooded area near Managua's airport.
Image: NASA's RapidScat payload
NASA's ISS-RapidScat wind-watching scatterometer, which is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station no earlier than Sept. 19, will be the first science payload to be robotically assembled in ...
NASA: Former astronaut Nagel dies after illness
Steven R. Nagel, a former astronaut who flew on four space shuttle flights, has died after a long illness. He was 67.
GPIM spacecraft to validate use of "green" propellant
(Phys.org) —Milestone progress is being made in readying NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) for launch in 2016, a smallsat designed to test the unique attributes of a high-performance, non-toxic, ...
GPS satellite launched into space
A new Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite has been launched into space.
SpaceX launches six commercial satellites on Falcon 9
SpaceX successfully launched six ORBCOMM advanced telecommunications satellites into orbit on Monday, July 14, to significantly upgrade the speed and capacity of their existing data relay network. The launch ...
SpaceX gets Air Force certification toward launching military satellites
Rocket company SpaceX has reached a major milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites.
SpaceX launches cluster of commercial satellites
The SpaceX company has launched a rocket packed with communication satellites.
Using light to change the makeup of plastics
A FAMU-FSU College of Engineering professor is using rays of light to control the shape of a special type of plastic, a project that could have long-term implications for manufacturing, solar energy harvesting, aerospace ...
Classified US satellite launched into space
The Air Force has launched a top-secret satellite.