| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:50 PM
A Lego man has done it. A Hello Kitty toy has done it. And now a company called World View wants actual human beings to do it too.
What's "it"? Taking a helium balloon to near space, of course!
In as little as four years you may be able to ride...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Hollywood's long-awaited digital makeover took another big step forward at the multiplex on Wednesday.
A coalition of studios and theaters chains announced the launch of a digital and satellite delivery system to beam movies, as well promotional content...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 11:44 AM
BEIJING--In hopes of ensuring that the next man on the moon is Chinese, Beijing launched a rocket carrying a buggy-like vehicle that is expected to roam and explore the moon's surface for three months.
The Long March rocket lifted off from the Xichang...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX is hoping the third time is a charm in its attempt to launch an upgraded version of its Falcon 9 rocket carrying a telecommunications satellite from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
The company had originally planned on launching the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:40 PM
With a thunderous roar, a 224-foot rocket carrying a massive satellite launched from Cape Canaveral and blasted into outer space, hurtling over the Atlantic Ocean as it cut across the night sky.
On Tuesday, Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX lifted the SES-8...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:42 AM
A From the Archive photo gallery of previous Hollywood Christmas Parade images....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:19 PM
NASA’s extraterrestrial smartphone has phoned home.
The 4-inch-square satellite, PhoneSat 2.4, which uses an off-the-shelf Samsung Nexus S phone running Google’s Android operating system, transmitted data back to its Santa Clara University...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Lean, muscular and on the money, "The Last Days on Mars" takes a familiar story and tells it so tautly that we are pleased to be on board.
The debut feature for Los Angeles-based Irish filmmaker Ruairi Robinson and written by Clive Dawson (adapting...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:34 PM
A 19-story-tall rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base late Thursday night, carrying a secret payload for the U.S. government.
An Atlas V rocket blasted off from Space Launch Complex 3 at 11:15 p.m. PST, lighting up the night sky as it roared...
| Dec 9, 2013
Some 10 years ago, during testimony before Congress, I was asked by Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.), "Do you think we are in a space race with China?" I quickly answered "no" and proceeded to explain that, in my view, the concept of a space race represented...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Mars One is a plucky not-for-profit organization that wants to turn the colonization of Mars into a worldwide reality TV show -- and it appears to be making headway.
On Tuesday, Mars One announced it had contracted Lockheed Martin to develop a mission...