Steven R. Nagel, a former astronaut who flew on four space shuttle flights, has died after a long illness.
Lockheed Martin and Sierra Nevada Corporation showed off composite structure of the Dream Chaser spacecraft in Fort Worth Friday.
NASA officials said Monday that Opportunity drove 157 feet over the weekend, which was enough to surpass the miles covered by the Soviet Union’s Lunokhod 2 rover.
It has been 45 years since man first set foot on the moon, and you don’t have to go far this weekend to get in touch with your inner space geek. The Frontiers of Flight Museum has a big celebration planned for Moon Day.
On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was “out of town” when the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since. He and Neil Armstrong were on the moon.
Think you have to be an astronaut to experience weightlessness? A group of Dallas college students are getting a chance to fly on NASA’s zero gravity plane, dubbed the ‘vomit comet.’
NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft — and one day even astronauts — safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success even though a giant parachute got tangled on the way down.
NASA is zeroing in on the asteroids it wants to capture, haul near the moon and have astronauts visit. Officials on Thursday described a prime candidate: A tiny asteroid that whizzed about 7,600 miles above Earth in 2011.
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American astronaut Reid Wiseman is training for a trip to the International Space Station in three weeks. But first, he spoke with CBS 11 News from his base in Star City, Russia.
Two North Texas men want to be part of a program to send earthlings to Mars and colonize it. They are among 200,000 people from around the world who signed up to participate in “Mars One.”
Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.