Orion on track at T MINUS 1 Week to first blastoff
At T MINUS 1 Week on this Thanksgiving Holiday, all launch processing events remain on track for the first blast off of NASA's new Orion crew vehicle on Dec. 4, 2014 which marks the first step on the long ...
Scientists study the interaction of the solar wind and Earth's atmosphere from Norway
(Phys.org) —Northern Norway in December? It may not be your ideal spot to visit, but for NASA sounding rocket teams and university scientists, this is the ideal place to conduct experiments to increase ...
Sweet success for SpaceX with second successful AsiaSat launch this summer
Shortly after midnight this morning, Sunday, Sept. 7, SpaceX scored a major success with the spectacular night time launch of the commercial AsiaSat 6 satellite from Cape Canaveral, Florida, that briefly ...
NASA to try carbon satellite launch on Wednesday
The US space agency will try again on Wednesday to launch a satellite designed to track carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that is responsible for global warming.
NASA delays launch of satellite to track carbon pollution
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.
NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution
The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.
NASA sets new dates for saucer-shaped test vehicle flight
NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project plans to fly its rocket-powered, saucer-shaped landing technology test vehicle into near-space from the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility ...
Space station cooling breakdown may delay Orbital launch
NASA rushed Thursday to fix a breakdown in the cooling system at the International Space Station that may delay the launch next week of Orbital Sciences' first cargo mission.
Rocket with secret payload launches off California
A rocket carrying a secret payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast.
India's first Mars mission set to blast off seeking methane signature
India is gearing up for its first ever space undertaking to the Red Planet – dubbed the Mars Orbiter Mission, or MOM – which is the brainchild of the Indian Space Research Organization, or ISRO.
Research looks at how a box office success can translate internationally
Hollywood will have the box office heating up this summer with dozens of blockbuster films. But whether a movie is a worldwide box office bomb or a box office bonanza has a lot to do with the culture and release strategy ...
Sounding rocket mission to study what disrupts radio waves
(Phys.org) —A NASA-funded sounding rocket mission will launch from an atoll in the Pacific in the next few weeks to help scientists better understand and predict the electrical storms in Earth's upper atmosphere ...
PC sales plunge as Windows 8 flops (Update 2)
Two somber new reports show unprecedented declines in desktop and laptop sales during the first three months of the year—signs that the personal computer market may never fully recover from a new generation ...
iPhone extends gains in US market
Apple's iPhone gained ground in the US market over the holiday season and early 2013, outpacing Samsung and other smartphone makers using the Android operating system, a survey found Wednesday.