History was made Wednesday when the European Space Agency lander Philae separated from its space probe, Rosetta, and touched down on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The cheers could be heard even in Arlington.
Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
Wally Funk of Roanoke is among the list of passengers who paid $200,000 to explore the final frontier on Virgin Galactic’s space ship.
A commercial space station supply ship bound for the International Space Station exploded six seconds after liftoff at a launch site at Wallops Island, Virginia.
In spots with clear skies, North Texans were able to wake up early Wednesday morning and see a cool lunar eclipse that appeared to turn the moon a reddish color.
The ceremony will mark the start of construction of the $85 million site at Boca Chica Beach, east of Brownsville. The site will be used to launch commercial satellites.
An unmanned SpaceX rocket self-destructed shortly after launching on a test flight at a Central Texas development site, the company said 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.
Scissors used by astronaut Alan Bean when he walked on the moon sold for $100,000 at an auction of space gear.
Astronaut Alan Bean is offering some artifacts at a Dallas auction that were with him when he walked on the moon. Some of the items even feature traces of moon dust.