Christmas gifts arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday, courtesy of Japan.
John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962, but for a solid hour of that journey, NASA feared he was about to die in a blazing fireball.
This week, the ExoMars mission control team at ESA's centre in Darmstadt, Germany, is training to prepare for next month's arrival at the Red Planet.
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Iceland's airport authority says the country briefly closed its airspace to flights because of a technical problem at its air traffic control center.
Solar Impulse 2 was on Monday approaching the end of its epic bid to become the first sun-powered airplane to circle the globe without a drop of fuel to promote renewable energy.
Launch control software under development for NASA's deep-space exploration program is more than a year behind schedule and tens of millions of dollars above projected costs, according to an internal audit released Monday.
Last week, flight controllers at ESA's operations centre in Darmstadt, Germany, recommissioned and tested a 16-year-old webcam on one of Cluster's four satellites.
Two Americans aboard the International Space Station are gearing up for a spacewalk early next week to free a stalled rail car.
The spacecraft that gave us the first close-up views of Pluto now has a much smaller object in its sights.