Lawmakers and former astronauts have lambasted President Obama for scrapping a moon mission. Thursday, Obama will defend his vision for NASA space exploration through human spaceflight.
In an open letter, 21 former astronauts and six others say Obama is ‘throwing away’ America’s dominance in human spaceflight. The president has outlined major changes to the NASA space program.
Soldiers fire a 155mm Howitzer at night from Forward Operating Base Ramrod in Kandahar on April 13.
The loss of the radar antenna will make it harder for Discovery both to dock with the International Space Station and to determine whether the space shuttle's heat tiles are damaged.
The space shuttle launch was early Monday from the Kennedy Space Center. The 13-day mission will help prepare the International Space Station for life after the shuttle program ends later this year.
The once-vaunted Russia science powerhouse is following the same downhill path of Soviet-era athletic prowess. Lack of funds and plummeting social recognition mean that few young people pursue science careers.
Russia's Soyuz spacecraft, fresh from a trip to the International Space Station, landed near the town of Arkalyk in northern Kazakhstan.
Leaky valves could delay the launch of Space shuttle Discovery next month.
Daylight Saving Time is upon us. Turns out, not every place in the world goes for this one-hour loss in a good night's sleep. Hint: Pasty northerners like it.
A bear cools off from intense summer heat with a frozen watermelon in Rio de Janeiro's city zoo on Friday.