| May 22, 2012
| 4:08 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A first-of-its-kind commercial supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station following a successful liftoff early Tuesday, opening a new era of dollar-driven spaceflight.
The SpaceX company made history...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 7:43 PM
The SpaceXrocket, the first commercial flight to the International Space Station, lifted off Sunday night carrying an unmanned cargo capsule.
The Falcon 9 rocket with its Dragon capsule launched on schedule at 8:35 p.m. ET from Cape Canaveral, Florida,...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Opening a new, entrepreneurial era in spaceflight, a ship built by a billionaire businessman sped toward the International Space Station with a load of groceries and other supplies Tuesday after a spectacular, middle-of-the-night...
| May 25, 2012
| 3:29 PM
SpaceX's cargo-carrying Dragon spacecraft docked with the International Space Station in a historic first for spaceflight.
The unmanned, cone-shaped capsule became the first privately built and operated vehicle to ever dock to the orbiting outpost at 9:...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:29 PM
The private company SpaceX made history Friday with the docking of its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, the most impressive feat yet in turning routine spaceflight over to the commercial sector.
It marked the first time a business...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:40 PM
NASA announced plans Tuesday for a mission to explore the interior of Mars, passing over two finalist proposals from Maryland institutions for the space agency's next relatively low-cost space mission.
InSight, a project of the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab in...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 2:11 PM
CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Neil Armstrong was buried Friday in a private service held by his family in Ohio. Memorials were also being held around the country, including events at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and the US...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 2:19 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) — Neil Armstrong was a soft-spoken engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made "one giant leap for mankind" with a small step onto the moon. The modest man, who had people on Earth entranced and awed...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 4:38 AM
The voice of NASA's chief has boldly gone where no voice has gone before -- to another planet and back.
Words uttered by Charles Bolden, the administrator of NASA, were radioed to the Curiosity Rover on the surface of Mars, which in turn sent them back...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 2:35 PM
The Curiosity rover has tested its nose and cleared its throat, and is set to start its journey toward its first potential drilling target over the coming days, scientists and engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory said Monday.
In a message broadcast...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:59 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The SpaceX Dragon supply ship returned to Earth on Thursday, ending its revolutionary nine-day voyage to the International Space Station with an old-fashioned splashdown in the Pacific.
The unmanned capsule parachuted...