Japan Launches Much-Needed Supplies to Space Station
A Japanese spacecraft is headed to the International Space Station with much-needed supplies
'Bad Santa' Now a Sad Santa, Family Says
Earl Crowder, who resigned as Santa after making a boy cry, was hospitalized with a blood clot in his lung.
John Glenn Dead at 95
The former U.S. senator and trailblazing NASA astronaut is being remembered for a life defined by adventure and duty.
Buzz Aldrin Departs New Zealand After Weeklong Hospital Stay
Buzz Aldrin , prepare for lift off. After spending more than a week at a New Zealand hospital, Aldrin’s assistant tweeted a photo Friday morning showing the legendary NASA astronaut on an airplane with the caption, “Bye bye New Zealand! Hope to see you again! (But next time for vacation and not
Obama Says John Glenn 'Lifted the Hopes of a Nation'
The death of legendary astronaut John Glenn sparked an outpouring of tributes, including from President Obama, who said the space pioneer "lifted the hopes of a nation." "With John's passing, our nation has lost an icon and Michelle and I have lost a friend," Obama said. "John spent his life
Buzz Aldrin Leaves New Zealand After South Pole Evacuation
Buzz Aldrin has been discharged from a New Zealand hospital and appears to be heading home a week after he was evacuated from the South Pole for medical reasons
Alabama Inmate Coughs, Heaves 13 Minutes Into Execution
A man who killed an Alabama convenience store clerk more than two decades ago has been put to death, an execution that required two consciousness tests as he heaved and coughed 13 minutes into the lethal injection
All-American John Glenn: Astronaut, Fighter Pilot, Senator
John Glenn was the ultimate all-American hero. He was the first American to orbit the Earth, a war hero fighter pilot, a record-setting test pilot, a longtime senator, a presidential candidate and a man who defied age and gravity to go back into space at 77. But those were just his accomplishments.
'Godspeed, John Glenn': Public Hails Hero of Space, Politics
Tributes are flowing in for the late John Glenn, a hero of space and politics
Quotes From John Glenn: 'Zero-G and I Feel Fine.'
A sampling of quotes from John Glenn, including his quote while in orbit: 'Zero-G and I feel fine.'