It is a long and hard road preparing any new spacecraft to face the rigors of launching and of returning from space, but slowly the pieces are coming together for NASA's next adventure into space as the agency begins to put the Orion capsule in shape for its first test flight in 2014.
NASA has released a video explaining why the world will not end on 21 December 2012, as many people believe.
The Cassini space probe has just found a river on Saturn's moon Titan. Outside of earth, it is the longest river found in the solar system thusfar.
The controversial satellite launched by North Korea is now out of control, flying haphazardly around the planet risking collisions with other satellites
The US military has launched a rocket containing a small space shuttle from Cape Canaveral in Florida as part of an ongoing top secret test programme.
North Korea has just successfully launched a satellite into space, angering most of the world in the process.
A hacktivist group calling itself Team GhostShell has posted online the log-in details of 1.6 million accounts belonging to major government agencies like NASA, the FBI, the European Space Agency, and numerous others.
NASA is using Nvidia graphics cards to develop a more vivid and realistic flight simulator experience.
A private company called Golden Spike, is planning to launch a manned moon mission by the year 2020, for the relatively small price of 1.5 billion dollars.
Saturn's moon Iapetus has a puzzling mountain range which stretches across it's equator. It's the only one of it's kind and science has been unable to explain it. Now, a new theory may hold the key to how it was formed.
It’s official now – Boeing and the US Air Force have successfully demonstrated a working electro-magnetic pulse (EMP) device over a military compound in the Utah desert. A spokesperson for Boeing stated, "Today we turned science fiction into science fact.”
The top-secret aerospace project being called the “X-37B” will be launching again soon but still no word on its intended use.
NASA’s previous suggestion that the Mars rover had found something on the planet’s surface is now being debunked.
3D printing could become a vital technology for future colonists of the Moon, with the ability to use rocks on Earth's satellite to make tools and parts.
A UK company has invented a new jet-like engine that runs like a jet engine through the atmosphere and a rocket engine in space. The company, Reaction Engines Ltd., said that its new ‘Sabre' engine means the end of old fashioned jet travel and rocket delivery.
On Sunday, November 25, 2012 the Chinese Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center successfully launched into orbit a remote sensing satellite.
For sometime now NASA's six-wheeled Mars rover has been rolling along, taking incredible pictures and samples of rock and earth. Now NASA says the rover has something “for the history books”
If the thought of a Cyberdyne Systems' Skynet takeover by cyborg robots scares you, you are not alone. Now a major human rights organization agrees and is seeking a pre-emptive ban on any future 'killer robot' technology.
The CEO of commercial space agency SpaceX, Elon Musk, has mocked Europe's once-prized Ariane 5 rockets as having “no chance” against his company's new Falcon 9.
The mystery of why hydrogen (the main ingredient of starts) is undetectable in the most distant regions of the universe may have been solved by Australian physicists. It looks like supermassive black holes lurking in the heart of distant galaxies could be to blame for the 'missing' hydrogen in the early universe.