As exploring the heavens becomes more expensive, many experts think it is time for nations to band together to push humanity to the next threshold of space exploration.
From sending rhesus monkeys into orbit to India's launch of a lunar probe, a hitchhiker's guide to exploration of the universe.
Human spaceflight today may be where the satellite business was early on: Governments initially handled everything, but eventually companies took over the business.
Though its program is nothing like it once was, the country uses its fleet of rockets to ferry tourists and satellites into orbit.
NASA says there's a 60 percent chance its Ares 1-X launch tomorrow will be postponed.
If NASA's Constellation program is going to take astronauts to the moon or Mars, Obama will have to increase its budget, the Augustine report says.
But will NASA's Ares 1-X wind up leading to a rocket with no place to go?
An artists rendering image shows an exoplanet 6 times the Earth circulate around its low-mass host star at a distance equal to 1/20th of the Earth-Sun distance. European astronomers announced they had found 32 new planets orbiting stars outside our solar system on Monday. They believe their find means that 40 percent or more of Sun-like stars have such planets. The host star in this image is a companion to two other low-mass stars, seen in the distance.
Stewart Nozette, who appeared in court Tuesday, was a scientist for NASA and the Department of Energy with 'top secret' clearance. He was caught by FBI agents posing as members of Israel's spy agency.
Peak viewing time for the Orionid meteor shower occurred late last night and early this morning.