Space Exploration

Astronauts make, fling, float, eat pizzas on space station

Dec 4, 2017

The first-ever pizza night in space is getting sky-high reviews

Self-taught rocket scientist eyes Monday for new launch date

Nov 28, 2017

After going through red tape that got his original launch date scrubbed, self-taught rocket scientist "Mad" Mike Hughes now plans to fly his steam-powered vessel on Monday

Lofty Thanksgiving: Astronauts feasting on pouches of turkey

Nov 22, 2017

Astronauts at the International Space Station will be feasting Thursday on pouches of Thanksgiving turkey

Mars theory gets dusted: Streaks may be sand, not water

Nov 20, 2017

A new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars are signs of flowing sand, not water

Space Delivery: Astronauts get ice cream, make-own pizzas

Nov 14, 2017

Space station astronauts are in for a treat with this latest special delivery

Holy Call: Pope Francis phoning space station Thursday

Oct 25, 2017

Pope Francis is making his first call all the way to space, reaching out to Italian, U.S., Russian astronauts in orbit

Commander of 1st flight of space shuttle Challenger dies

Oct 24, 2017

Paul Weitz, a NASA astronaut who commanded the first flight of the space shuttle Challenger and flew on Skylab in the early 1970s has died at 85

Lego unveils 'Women of NASA' set with astronauts, scientists

Oct 18, 2017

Lego has unveiled a set of figures celebrating the women of NASA

Parts of unmanned Russian spaceship burn up over Dubai

Oct 18, 2017

Parts of an unmanned Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the atmosphere and scattering in the ocean

Russian cargo ship launched to International Space Station

Oct 14, 2017

An unmanned Russian cargo ship has been launched to take supplies to the six astronauts aboard the International Space Station

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