A private company contracted by the U.S. space agency to make supply runs to the International Space Station scrubbed a Wednesday test launch of an unmanned rocket, saying cables linked to the rocket's second stage apparently ...
Riding a space shuttle is sort of like surging skyward aboard a high-speed, rickety roller coaster and then returning through a pulsing cosmic nightclub, US astronaut Terry Virts says.
(AP) -- The pilots on NASA's last space shuttle flight fixed another one of their main computers Friday after it failed and set off an alarm that awoke the entire crew.
Engineers have identified the technical problem that caused the delay of the Endeavour shuttle launch last week, and expect it will take several days to fix, NASA said Monday.
(AP) Sally Ride, who blazed trails into orbit as the first American woman in space, died Monday of pancreatic cancer. She was 61.
(AP) -- How America gets people and stuff into orbit is about to be outsourced in an out-of-this-world way.
(AP) -- Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station are taking a spacewalk.
The US space shuttle Enterprise on Friday leaves the US capital atop a Boeing 747 jet for a final flyover of New York City as it heads toward a museum where it will go on display.
(AP) -- The 12 orbiting astronauts took care of a little maintenance work aboard the International Space Station on Thursday before a well deserved break on their twice extended mission.
July 21, 2011: Space shuttle Atlantis landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, wrapping up the final mission of NASA's space shuttle program.