Boeing announced Wednesday that it completed the first test flight with "green diesel," which offers potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in aviation.
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.
An Arizona company said Tuesday it has successfully completed the first small-scale test flight of a high-altitude balloon and capsule being developed to let tourists float 20 miles (32 kilometers) above the earth.
(Phys.org) —NASA and Lockheed Martin engineers have installed the largest heat shield ever constructed on the crew module of the agency's Orion spacecraft. The work marks a major milestone on the path toward the spacecraft's ...
NASA's new Orion spacecraft is now at the launch pad for next month's test flight.
With memories still fresh of two commercial space flight accidents in the past 10 days, NASA is readying its first test flight of the Orion spacecraft that could one day carry humans to Mars.
The final week in October was widely reported as having been disastrous for space exploration. First we had the explosion of the crewless Antares launcher as it lifted off to take provisions to the International Space Station ...
NASA's biggest test flight in years remains on track for next month, despite last week's space-related accidents.
Europe said Friday it was postponing the launch next month of its first-ever "space plane" to give scientists time to finetune the mission's flight plan.
NASA is getting ready for the first test flight of the Orion crew vehicle, currently scheduled for December 4, 2014. "Before we can send astronauts into space on Orion, we have to test all of its systems," says NASA engineer ...