NASA is turning to private companies to replace the space shuttles, and it will give four proposals from the likes of Boeing and SpaceX $269 million this year.
Space announced the launch date for its new heavy-lift rocket, the Falcon Heavy.
With a successful mission, SpaceX takes a major step toward proving the Falcon 9 rocket and its Dragon capsule can pick up where the retiring space shuttles leave off.
The Falcon 9 rocket by SpaceX launched successfully Wednesday morning. The Falcon 9 is set to take up a key chore of the retiring space shuttle: supply the International Space Station.
The SpaceX Dragon capsule approaches the International Space Station, as photographed by the Expedition 39 crew members onboard the orbital outpost April 20, 2014.
Virgin Galactic gave its spacecraft a first test flight Sunday. It glided to a perfect landing from an elevation of 45,000 feet. Virgin Galactic hopes to start flights for tourists within 18 months.
This NASA Hubble Space Telescope image captures the tempestuous stellar nursery called the Carina Nebula, located 7,500 light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation Carina.
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Space shuttle: As NASA's vaunted shuttle program comes to a close, Boeing is working on a space capsule that will ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.
Space junk has NASA keeping a close eye on the International Space Station. New residents arrived Thursday.