NASA has chosen a University of Maryland proposal for a new instrument to observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station.
Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy — this time on a different rocket.
The astronauts in space will soon be sipping some good coffee. The International Space Station is getting a real Italian espresso machine.
A NASA flying saucer designed to test Mars lander technology could be launched on Earth this weekend.
The Space Fence is the U.S. Air Force’s next generation space surveillance system currently being developed by Lockheed Martin.
Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.
Many historic aircraft and space artifacts — including a Navy dive bomber from World War II and spacesuits from the Apollo era — are slowly moving to a state-of-the-art Smithsonian hangar in northern Virginia.
Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Michael Hopkins are installing a new ammonia cooling pump.
Two space station astronauts have floated outside on Christmas Eve in hopes of wrapping up urgent cooling system repairs.
Astronauts removed an old space station pump Saturday, sailing through the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line.