US Geological Survey estimates on the flow of oil from the wrecked wellhead are more than double what BP has been claiming, leading some to accuse BP of misrepresenting the flow of oil to minimize fines.
05/27/2010 03:46 pm
Originally set to launch on May 28, the privately built Falcon 9 rocket will take flight no earlier than June 2, SpaceX officials said.
05/27/2010 12:30 pm
Debate is still underway to determine whether the space shuttle Atlantis should get one more flight or be sent straight to a museum.
05/26/2010 03:56 pm
After 25 years, 32 flights, 4,648 orbits around the earh, and 120,650,907 million miles traveled, the space shuttle Atlantis makes its final touchdown.
05/26/2010 01:23 pm
The space shuttle Atlantis returned back to Cape Canaveral in Florida this morning after its final scheduled mission.
05/26/2010 12:29 pm
Amateur astronomers say they have found the X-37B in an orbit that takes it over Afghanistan and Iraq. A former Air Force missile officer offers up four possible uses for the space plane – and weapon is least likely.
05/25/2010 06:38 pm
NASA's twin sun-watching STEREO spacecrafts have tracked a comet as it looped around the sun before impact.
05/25/2010 01:51 pm
As the Gulf oil crisis grows, NASA’s unrivalled expertise and experience in extreme remote environments make it a great candidate to fix the leak.
05/25/2010 11:42 am
It's official: NASA has declared its Phoenix Mars Lander, which fell silent in November 2008, officially broken.
05/24/2010 06:50 pm
If the thought of planets, stars, and galaxies excites you, then you'll want to download these astronomy-based iPad apps.
05/24/2010 05:45 pm