SpaceX Mars Mission Could Teach NASA About Landing Softly on the Red Planet
SpaceX wants to send an unmanned mission to Mars by 2018 -- a feat that could give NASA insights about a future crewed mission to the Red Planet. The privately held space company announced on Wednesday it plans to send one of its Dragon 2 spacecraft on a test flight to the Red Planet, where it
'Adulting' Series: The Art of Shaving
ABC News' Brad Mielke heads to the New York Shaving Company to learn how to properly shave.
NASA Releases Map of Potential Zika Spread in US
Scientists are tracking the likely movements of mosquitoes carrying the virus.
Russia Launches First Rocket From New Spaceport to Vladimir Putin's Relief
Russia launched its first rocket today from a huge new spaceport it has been building in the country’s far east, overcoming jitters it might not proceed after a glitch Wednesday delayed the launch even as President Vladimir Putin watched. The Soyuz rocket took off early this morning local time from
Facebook Quarterly Revenue Soars More Than 50%
The quarterly results exceeded expectations, showing the company's ability to grow.
SpaceX Aims to Send 'Red Dragon' Capsule to Mars in 2018
SpaceX aims to send a Dragon capsule to Mars as early as 2018, the first step in the company's goal of colonizing the red planet
Elon Musk Could Send SpaceX Unmanned Mission to Mars by 2018
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wants to send an unmanned mission to Mars by 2018. The privately held space company announced today it plans to send one of its Dragon spacecraft on a test flight to the Red Planet, where it could yield valuable information about landing large payloads on the surface. The
Saturn Cassini Probe Begins Final Year of Exploration Before Fiery Plunge Into Atmosphere
NASA's Cassini space probe is preparing for its swan song before its programmed crash into Saturn next year. Launched in 1997, the Cassini mission arrived in the Saturn system in 2004 where it has been working ever since to study the gas giant and its dozens of moons. The probe's mission is
NASA Astronauts Prepare for Flight on Commercial Spacecraft
Five years after the last NASA astronauts flew from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station, a new group is preparing for a trip, this time on a private spacecraft