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Science

SpaceX Unmanned Rocket Explodes Shortly After Takeoff from Complex 40 Cape Canaveral, Florida

37 An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and the first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX), the American aerospace manufacturer and space transport […]

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Science

NASA Official Flight Video: “Orion Soars on First Flight Test” Launched at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

44 NASA official Orion spacecraft launch with video of upper stage in orbit up to 142 miles above the earth’s surface. NASA’s Orion spacecraft launched successfully atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket […]

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Air Travel

SpaceX Launches Dragon Capsule Toward International Space Station– First in Series of Supply Runs by Private Company

49 A commercial cargo ship rocketed into orbit Sunday from Cape Canaveral in pursuit of the International Space Station, the first of a dozen supply runs under a mega-contract with NASA. It was the second […]

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Accolades

Dear President Barack Obama Staff: How About Respecting Neil Armstrong without Picture of POTUS, and with Authentic Space-Related Photo?

57 NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong died Saturday, August 25, 2012. He was the first human being to walk on the surface of the Moon. His first spaceflight was the NASA Gemini 8 mission in 1966, […]

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SkyWatch

NASA’s Kepler Mission Confirms Its First Possible Earth-Like Planet in Habitable Zone of Sun-like Star

63 Artist’s conception illustrates Kepler-22b, a planet known to comfortably circle in the habitable zone of a sun-like star. Image credit: NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech. NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed its first planet in the “habitable zone,” the […]