It sounds like your typical midlife crisis: A 50-year-old longs for the glory days of youth and hankers for something new. This isn't any 50-year-old, though. It's NASA. Analysis by AP's Seth Borenstein.
NASA Administrator Michael D. Griffin today defended his agency's determination to establish a lunar colony before embarking on a manned Mars mission.
As China ramps up its space program in a bid to catch the United States, Washington is taking pains to make sure that it is not helping China along in that quest.
Space Adventures CEO Eric Anderson is commissioning the construction of Space Adventures’ own Russian-built Soyuz spacecraft to carry two paying passengers at a time.
American billionaire Charles Simonyi, a computer software executive who paid more than $20 million to fly to the International Space Station aboard a Russian-built Soyuz capsule in spring 2007, will train for a second Soyuz trip to the space station in spring 2009.
Sedimentary Earth rocks that were dropped into the atmosphere turned white crucially, the fossils they contained survived the ordeal
Science editor Alan Boyle's Weblog: Astronauts and other space experts are calling for the formation of new international organizations to monitor threats from asteroids and comets.
If the notion of dark energy sounds improbable, get ready for an even more outlandish suggestion.
A robot dragonfly could study the Red Planet from above, flagging up interesting sites for land-based vehicles to investigate
The plane designed to carry SpaceShipTwo flies higher than most others, allowing it to study greenhouse gases throughout the atmosphere