(NEW YORK) -- A segment of a SpaceX rocket that launched seven years ago is currently on course to crash into the moon. The booster was part of the Falcon 9 rocket that lifted off from SpaceX's Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force... Read More.
William Shatner has officially become the planet's oldest space traveler. The Star Trek actor, famous for playing starship Enterprise Captain James T. Kirk, blasted off into space at 10:50 a.m. Eastern time, aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket, along with microbiologist Glen de Vries, Planet Labs founder Chris Boshuizen and Blue Origin's Audrey Powers. The mission, officially designated NS-18, took... Read More.
Space. The final frontier. Sure, it's old hat for the starship Enterprise's Captain James Tiberius Kirk, but it will be a whole new experience for his alter-ego, 90-year-old William Shatner. The actor will be among the next group of passengers on Amazon honcho Jeff Bezos' New Shepard spacecraft from his Blue Origin... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Rocket Lab successfully launched an experimental satellite for the United States Space Force on Thursday morning. The California-based aerospace company returned its Electron rocket to flight from its space launch facility on New Zealand's Mahia peninsula. About an hour after a successful liftoff... Read More.
(LONG BEACH, Calif.) — As deep space exploration increasingly becomes a new frontier for the private sector, a California-based firm announced Tuesday it had been awarded contracts to design two spacecraft that will go to Mars as part of a NASA mission. Long Beach-based Rocket... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Four astronauts from three countries docked at the International Space Station Saturday morning after launching from the Florida coast early Friday as part of NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission. After about a 23-hour ride, the Crew Dragon spacecraft docked at the ISS at... Read More.
(MERRITT ISLAND, Fla.) -- Four astronauts from three countries bound for the International Space Station launched from the Florida coast early Friday morning as part of NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission. Friday's launch marked only the third time that Elon Musk's private space-faring firm has flown... Read More.
(MERRITT ISLAND, Fla.) -- Four astronauts from three countries are set to launch from the Florida coast to the International Space Station early Friday morning as part of NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission. Friday's launch marks only the third time that Elon Musk's private space-faring firm... Read More.
By MARTHA RADDATZ and LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In an interview with ABC News, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the U.S. is still assessing who was responsible for the recent rocket attack on a base in Iraq that houses... Read More.