Tuesday May 12, 2015
Russia has said it will delay the return of three astronauts from the International Space Station after the recent failure of a supply ship.
Friday May 08, 2015
An unmanned supply ship has burned up on re-entry over the Pacific Ocean, a week after the spacecraft suffered a communications failure, the Russian space agency has said.
Wednesday May 06, 2015
A SpaceX passenger spaceship made a quick debut test flight on today, shooting itself off a Florida launch pad to demonstrate a key emergency escape system.
Thursday April 23, 2015
Hubble, the first telescope to revolutionise modern astronomy and change our view of the universe by offering glimpses of distant galaxies, marks its 25th year in space today.
Wednesday February 11, 2015
Europe's prototype space plane has splashed down in the Pacific on schedule after a 100-minute flight to test key re-entry technologies.
Friday December 05, 2014
NASA's new deep space capsule, Orion, has splashed down in the Pacific Ocean following a successful test flight.
Friday October 31, 2014
Accident investigators for Orbital Sciences are looking closely at a potential first-stage engine problem after its high-profile rocket launch explosion last Tuesday.
Tuesday October 28, 2014
An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after lift-off from a commercial launch pad in the US state of Virginia, marking the first accident since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the International Space Station.
Tuesday September 16, 2014
NASA is to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station in partnership with Boeing and SpaceX to, ending US dependence on Russia for rides, US Senator Bill Nelson said.
Friday February 01, 2013
Space shuttle Columbia's flying days came to an abrupt and tragic end on 1 February 2003, when damage from a broken wing caused a catastrophic failure, dooming the seven astronauts aboard.