China astronauts enter space module (Update)
Three Chinese astronauts Thursday entered a space module after carrying out a successful docking manoeuvre, state media said, two days after the launch of the country's longest manned space mission.
Second private company rockets toward space station (Update)
A commercial cargo ship made its successful debut Wednesday, rocketing toward the International Space Station and doubling the number of NASA's private suppliers for the high-flying lab.
'Snow White' coating protects SpaceX Dragon's trunk against rigors of space
(Phys.org) —He described it as "snow white." But NASA astronaut Don Pettit was not referring to the popular children's fairy tale.
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.
Russia reports successful launch of new rocket
Russia successfully test-launched its new Angara rocket on Wednesday after a planned maiden flight overseen by President Vladimir Putin had to be aborted last month.
James Webb Telescope gets its wings
(Phys.org) —A massive backplane that will hold the primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope nearly motionless while it peers into space is another step closer to completion with the recent assembly ...
Talking humanoid robot launches on Japan rocket
The first talking humanoid robot "astronaut" has taken off in a rocket.
Review: BlackBerry Q10, the keyboard strikes back
The BlackBerry has finally caught up to the world of touch-screen smartphones. It took time—six years, from the launch of the first iPhone—and it may be too late to save the company that makes it. But ...
Orbital's private launch may show whether NASA made right call
On the face of it, the planned mid-April launch of a new commercial rocket from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia won't be one for the record books.
Ecuador launches first homemade satellite
Ecuador launched its first satellite into space from China Friday morning, in a moment broadcast live on radio and television back home.
NASA tests limits of 3-D printing with powerful rocket engine check
The largest 3-D printed rocket engine component NASA ever has tested blazed to life Aug. 22 during an engine firing that generated a record 20,000 pounds of thrust.
SpaceX reschedules space station resupply launch
A delayed supply run to the International Space Station is now set to launch April 14.
Computer mishap delays space station supply ship (Update)
A brand new commercial cargo ship making its orbital debut experienced navigation system trouble Sunday, and its arrival at the International Space Station was delayed at least two days.
Samsung to unveil 'smartwatch' next month: reports
South Korea's Samsung Electronics will unveil its new Galaxy Gear "smartwatch" early next month, ahead of Apple's iWatch, Bloomberg news and a fan site said Saturday.