(AP)—NASA's new Orion spacecraft zoomed toward a high point of 3,600 miles (5,800 kilometers) on an orbital test flight Friday, ushering in a new era of exploration that could one day put people on Mars.
With the imminent debut of its Orion spacecraft, NASA is on a high not felt since the space shuttle days.
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.
NASA's multi-billion dollar Orion capsule is poised for its first test launch Thursday, in a demonstration flight that aims to propel it higher than any spacecraft meant to carry humans in 40 years.
It's not Science Fiction! It's Not Star Trek!
NASA is one step closer to launching its newest spacecraft designed for humans.
A brand new commercial cargo ship making its orbital debut experienced navigation system trouble Sunday, and its arrival at the International Space Station was delayed at least two days.
Alan Shepard became the first American to fly in space on May 5, 1961. Although NASA engineers had put considerable planning into his mission, dubbed Freedom 7, noticeably missing from this extensive preparation was a way ...
A privately-owned unmanned US space capsule neared the International Space Station early Sunday, preparing to dock to deliver food, scientific materials and other crucial equipment.
NASA lost the space shuttle Columbia 10 years ago Friday and 12 children lost a parent.