Topic: International Space Station
A trio of astronauts in a Russian Soyuz capsule parachuted back to Earth Tuesday, touching down on a frigid, snowy steppe in Central Kazakhstan.
11/22/2011 01:38 pm
NASA's Mars Science Laboratory, which includes the car-sized Curiosity rover, arrived on its Cape Canaveral launchpad on Thursday. But some experts worry about the lack of funding for Mars missions beyond 2013.
11/21/2011 02:43 pm
The China space program is set to dock two orbiting spacecraft Wednesday afternoon, moving it one step closer to orbiting a space station early next decade.
11/02/2011 01:52 pm
Happy Halloween! Google commemorates Halloween with a massive-pumpkin-carving video. What's the science behind gargantuan gourds?
10/31/2011 03:35 pm
German satellite: A decommissioned German X-Ray space observatory about the size of a minivan is falling to Earth. With a dark sky, you can see it as it gradually descends.
10/19/2011 06:17 pm
Draconid meteor shower viewing is potentially much more exciting this year, as Earth is expected to hit some tendrils of comet dust head-on. But the peak is Saturday afternoon.
10/07/2011 08:11 pm
Check out this video of the Southern Lights, a.k.a. Aurora Australias taken from aboard the International Space Station.
09/20/2011 10:22 am
The design of the new NASA rocket draws on key systems from the space shuttle and Ares programs. The agency anticipates launching the first demonstration version of the rocket by 2017.
09/14/2011 07:32 pm
In Pictures Timeline of American rockets
Satellite crash facts and fiction: How big are the risks? NASA says satellite debris could be spread across 500 miles.
09/09/2011 02:13 pm