September 25, 2013 How far can humans go? Farther than we know. That's one of the lessons we can learn from the Voyager spacecraft, says physicist Marcelo Gleiser. He sees these missions as the embodiment of our hope that we are not alone in the universe, that there may be other beings out there who embrace life and beauty.
September 18, 2013 The robotic capsule Cygnus, scheduled to dock with the orbiting outpost on Sunday, is the second commercial vehicle to resupply the station.
September 17, 2013 The man, who has lived for years with Lou Gehrig's disease and is considered among the world's most brilliant living scientists, said: "We don't let animals suffer, so why humans?"
September 17, 2013 Orbital Sciences' Cygnus is set to blast off Wednesday for the International Space Station. If successful, it will become the second private robotic craft to dock with the orbiting lab.
September 17, 2013 Science, at its most fundamental level, is about telling the story of all that is around us. In this installment, astrophysicist Adam Frank tells the story of the stellar wind and the bubble that Voyager has just exited on its journey into interstellar space.
September 14, 2013 Japan has sent a space telescope into orbit, as its new Epsilon rocket delivered its payload to orbit altitude Saturday. The country's Japan's space agency calls the launch a step toward its goal "to lower hurdles to space." The launch was reportedly done via laptop.
September 12, 2013 The venerable probe has finally departed for interstellar space, but there's a reason the news might give you a feeling of deja vu.
September 7, 2013 The LADEE spacecraft, which began its trip to the moon last night in a launch on Virginia's coast, ran into some mechanical problems, NASA says. But officials say the robotic probe remains on track to reach the moon next month.
September 6, 2013 A rocket launched from NASA's launch pad on the Virginia coast shortly before midnight Friday was potentially visible to a large swath of the eastern U.S. The spacecraft is now on its way to the moon.