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New Space Telescope Now Open For Business

New Space Telescope Now Open For Business

AP  07.25.2013
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA is getting an unprecedented close-up look at the sun, thanks to a new telescope. NASA's IRIS spacecraft,...
Space Agency Delivers Some Bad News To Planet Hunters

Space Agency Delivers Some Bad News To Planet Hunters

Space.com  07.25.2013
NASA's Kepler spacecraft probably won't bounce back completely from the malfunction that stalled its planet-hunting efforts two months...
Artist Aims To Do WHAT With This Space Rock?

Artist Aims To Do WHAT With This Space Rock?

Space.com  07.25.2013
An artist working with a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite wants to send it back to space. Katie Paterson has been using a large iron meteorite...
WOW: Orbiter Snaps Amazing Photo Of Rover On Planet's Surface

WOW: Orbiter Snaps Amazing Photo Of Rover On Planet's Surface

Space.com  07.24.2013
By: Mike Wall Published: 07/24/2013 03:03 PM EDT on SPACE.com A new photo by a sharp-eyed NASA Mars orbiter shows the agency's Curiosity...
Rover Takes Record-Breaking Drive

Rover Takes Record-Breaking Drive

Space.com  07.24.2013
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is really starting to stretch its legs on the Red Planet. The 1-ton Curiosity rover made by far the longest...
Planetary Mission On Tap For Indian Space Program

Planetary Mission On Tap For Indian Space Program

Space.com  07.23.2013
India plans a feverish schedule of satellite launches in the second half of this year, including liftoff of the country's first robotic...
AWESOME: Faraway Spacecraft Captures Incredible Images Of Earth

AWESOME: Faraway Spacecraft Captures Incredible Images Of Earth

David Freeman  07.23.2013
Good photographers go to great lengths to get the best pictures, but few have ventured farther than Cassini did on July 19, 2013. From...
FIRST LOOK: Inside Boeing's New Space Capsule

FIRST LOOK: Inside Boeing's New Space Capsule

collectSpace.com  07.23.2013
HOUSTON — Boeing has thrown open the hatch to its new commercial spacecraft, offering a first look inside the capsule it is building...
NASA Scrambles To Avoid Another Helmet Mishap

NASA Scrambles To Avoid Another Helmet Mishap

AP  07.22.2013
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is rushing to get spacesuit repair tools on a launch to the International Space Station this weekend. Last...
Is Our Galaxy Filled With Alien Space Probes?

Is Our Galaxy Filled With Alien Space Probes?

Macrina Cooper-White  07.21.2013
Ever wonder if aliens have been spying on us? You're not alone. In a provocative new paper, a pair of astrophysicists consider the possibility...
CEO Confirms Historic Moon Landing Finding

CEO Confirms Historic Moon Landing Finding

Space.com  07.20.2013
Forty-four years (and three days) after it helped launch the first men to walk on the moon, a huge rocket engine part salvaged from the...
Rover Samples Martian Air, Gets Mild Surprise

Rover Samples Martian Air, Gets Mild Surprise

AP  07.19.2013
LOS ANGELES -- The Curiosity rover has tasted Mars' air: It's made mostly of carbon dioxide with hints of other gases. The measurements...
WATCH: Space 'Bullet' Obliterates Thick Block Of Ice

WATCH: Space 'Bullet' Obliterates Thick Block Of Ice

Macrina Cooper-White  07.17.2013
Does extraterrestrial life exist below the icy crust of Jupiter's moon Europa? Some scientists think it might, and by 2022 they hope to...
Dangerous Leak Forces NASA To Abort Spacewalk

Dangerous Leak Forces NASA To Abort Spacewalk

AP  07.16.2013
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — In one of the most harrowing spacewalks in decades, an astronaut had to rush back into the International Space...