Boris Morukov, a Russian cosmonaut and doctor who led an extraordinary experiment in which volunteers simulated a flight to Mars while never leaving a Moscow car park, has died at 64, his scientific institute said Friday.
(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!
Last week was a particularly grim one for private space flights. Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed in the Mojave Desert, about 150km north of Los Angeles, killing a pilot, Michael Alsbury, and seriously injuring another, ...
A 15-foot (4.4-meter)-tall shuttle monument of stainless steel and granite has been unveiled on Florida's Space Coast.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly.
This Chandra X-ray Observatory image of the Hydra A galaxy cluster was taken on Oct. 30, 1999, with the Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer (ACIS) in an observation that lasted about six hours.