Chinese Rocket Re-Enters Atmosphere; Lights Up Sky Over Vegas, WestA Chinese rocket re-entered the atmosphere near California late Wednesday night around the same time many people shared video on social media of a mysterious bright object streaking across the night sky.
Astronauts to Dine on Space-Grown Vegetables
NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.
Space Heater Starts Bedroom Fire
Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand SpaceProtecting the military's most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
NM Governor Signs Space Travel Liability Bill Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday signed into law liability-waiving legislation aimed at saving the state's nearly quarter-billion-dollar investment in a futuristic spaceport and retaining its anchor tenant, British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic.
Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The AgesLooking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
Branson Gets Kids On Board For First Space Flight The first space flight of Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic venture will be a family affair: The billionaire adventurer says he will be joined by his adult children.
Are You Ready To Take A Trip To Outer Space?Nevada's Bigelow Aerospace and Southern California rocket developer Space Exploration Technologies are teaming to offer passenger launches to private space stations.
Crews Get Ready To Explore The Unknown