SpaceX tries again to launch observatory, nixes landing test
SpaceX counted on better flying weather Wednesday as it geared up for the third time to launch a deep-space observatory, but canceled a radical rocket-landing test because of rough seas.
High wind scraps SpaceX observatory launch, rocket landing
Dangerously high winds kept a deep-space observatory grounded Tuesday and put off a radically new landing test of the booster rocket.
SpaceX launch of observatory, landing test off until Tuesday
A deep-space observatory has to wait yet another day before flying.
Image: ESA's Vega rocket with IXV payload
ESA's Vega rocket, with IXV on top, now awaits its fourth flight with liftoff on 11 February at 13:00 GMT (14:00 CET) from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Image: Liftoff of SpaceX resupply mission to the space station
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the Dragon resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station.
Second launch try for space station delivery set for Saturday
SpaceX will try again Saturday to launch a load of groceries and other supplies to the International Space Station.
Infographic explains NASA's Orion EFT-1 flight in detail
For many of us, it's easier to comprehend complex processes when they are expressed visually. That was the impetus for artist Gary Schroeder in creating this wonderful hand-sketched infographic for NASA's ...
NASA test flight still on track despite accidents (Update)
NASA's biggest test flight in years remains on track for next month, despite last week's space-related accidents.
Engine in failed rocket launch likely to be pulled
Orbital Sciences says it will likely stop using the type of engines that were employed when its unmanned Antares commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff ...
Space station dodges junk from old satellite (Update)
The International Space Station sidestepped a piece of treacherous junk Monday just hours before the planned launch of a supply ship from Virginia.
NASA to launch global warming satellite after loss (Update)
Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching another almost exactly like it—this time on a different rocket.
Classified US satellite launched into space
The Air Force has launched a top-secret satellite.
NASA commercial partner Boeing tests CST-100 spacecraft thrusters
Boeing's CST-100 spacecraft is one step closer to liftoff after a gauntlet of test firings of its steering jets at White Sands Space Harbor in Las Cruces, N.M.
NASA aims for moon again to probe thin atmosphere
NASA is headed back to the moon, this time to explore its thin atmosphere and rough dust.