SpaceX Dragon Returns to Earth With Station Science, Gear
A SpaceX Dragon capsule is back on Earth with scientific gifts from the International Space Station
Spacewalking Astronauts Install New Front Door for Visitors
Spacewalking astronauts installed a new front door for visitors at the International Space Station on Friday, the crucial first step in welcoming commercial crew capsules as soon as next year. The two Americans, Jeffrey Williams and Kate Rubins, hooked up the docking port in just a few hours.
Review: Moments of Awe, Hours of Tedium in 'No Man's Sky'
"No Man's Sky" does a fairly convincing job of building a massive universe, with (supposedly) 18 quintillion planets
Elon Musk Tweets Video of SpaceX Rocket's Crash Landing
SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted a video Thursday of the company's rocket crashing a day earlier as it attempted to land on an ocean barge in the Atlantic Ocean . Looks like early liquid oxygen depletion caused engine shutdown just above the deck pic.twitter.com/Sa6uCkpknY — Elon Musk (@elonmusk)
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Wants to Send Humans to Mars by 2025, Years Ahead of NASA
Elon Musk 's dream of sending humans to Mars could come true in the next decade. Speaking at Vox Media's Code Conference , the SpaceX CEO said he believes it's possible to send the first humans to the Red Planet by 2025. "If things go according to plan, we should be able to launch people probably
NASA's Expandable Fabric Space Habitat BEAM Hits a Snag
NASA 's plan to inflate an expandable habitat for the first time in space hit a snag today when the room -- known as BEAM -- failed to completely inflate. Today's test at the International Space Station has been postponed after NASA spent several hours attempting to pump air into BEAM, which is
SpaceX Trio of Historic Rockets Cozy Up for a Group Pic
They're three of a kind in a very exclusive club. The trio of Falcon 9 rockets that SpaceX has successfully landed back on Earth cozied up for a photo opp inside a hangar at Kennedy Space Center in Florida -- but only one of these historic rockets will likely fly again. SpaceX nailed its first
Hyperloop One Completes 1st Public Test of Futuristic Transportation System
Three years after Elon Musk came up his idea of Hyperloop transportation, engineers demoed the futuristic transportation system today. The company that is making Musk's vision a reality, Hyperloop One, conducted a propulsion open-air test in North Las Vegas today, the first of many full-scale
As Newt Gingrich Mulls VP Nod, a Look at His Most Out-of-This-World Ideas
Newt Gingrich has begun openly speculating that he would consider a vice presidential offer from presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump . If the duo paired up, there would be not one but two men on the ticket who have been widely criticized and sometimes mocked for some of their
SpaceX Rocket Clears First Stage in Launch From Cape Canaveral
SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform during a mission to launch a Japanese commercial communications satellite into orbit early this morning. The launch happened at 1:20 a.m. ET from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Landing confirmed.