Russian rocket releases toxic fuel after blast in Kazakhstan (Update)
An unmanned Russian carrier rocket exploded Tuesday on takeoff at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, releasing tonnes of highly toxic fuel into the air in the space programme's latest disaster caught ...
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.
Dream of Mars exploration achievable, experts say
NASA and private sector experts now agree that a man or woman could be sent on a mission to Mars over the next 20 years, despite huge challenges.
NASA chief: Visiting an asteroid is all agency can afford
A NASA plan to send astronauts to an asteroid was met with skepticism Wednesday when NASA Chief Charlie Bolden presented the idea to top space officials in Congress - though their doubts may not be enough ...
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 ...
Rocket that will carry cargo ship test launched (Update)
A company contracted by NASA to deliver supplies to the International Space Station successfully launched a rocket on Sunday in a test of its ability to send a cargo ship aloft.
NASA and SpaceX targeting Dec. 19 for next space station launch
NASA and SpaceX are now targeting Dec. 19 as the launch date for the next unmanned cargo run to the International Space Station (ISS) under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract.
Orbital Sciences selects ULA's Atlas V to launch next Cygnus cargo ship to station
Following the catastrophic Oct. 28 failure of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket on a critical resupply mission to the space station for NASA, the company is seeking to quickly make up the loss ...
NASA's deep space capsule poised for 2nd launch bid (Update)
NASA counted down Friday to its second try at test-launching the deep space Orion capsule on its first journey into orbit, after wind gusts and rocket problems delayed Thursday's attempt.
Brazil to launch new satellite to track deforestation
Brazil will launch a satellite from China Sunday to keep an eye in the sky on deforestation in the Amazon, the National Space Agency (Inpe) said Thursday.
NASA gets new countdown clock just in time
NASA has a new state-of-the-art space capsule on the launch pad and a new high-tech countdown clock to go with it.
Europe to build new-generation Ariane 6 rocket (Update)
European nations announced Tuesday they would build a new-generation rocket in a multi-billion-euro (dollar) programme to maintain their grip on the world market for satellite launches.
Orion test flight a critical step on NASA's journey to Mars
America embarks on a long-lasting trip to Mars this Thursday. Orion's maiden flight, Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1), slated to test spacecraft's crucial systems is a critical first step on our journey ...
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 ...