Space program

08.07.12
NASA's Morpheus lander detects hazards, noisily passes tethered flight test (video)
08.07.12

NASA's Morpheus lander detects hazards, noisily passes tethered flight test (video)

While it's not landing on Mars any time soon, NASA took a breather from Curiosity's adventures to...

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05.10.12
Dark horse set to ride into space race, strapped to world's largest solid rocket booster
05.10.12

Dark horse set to ride into space race, strapped to world's largest solid rocket booster

Alliant Techsystems (ATK) may not be on top of your betting card, but it has plenty of shuttle mot...

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01.02.12
China promises to put more humans in space, less trash
01.02.12

China promises to put more humans in space, less trash

China's recent Beidu GPS launches were mere firecrackers compared to its space ambitions for the...

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09.15.11
Purdue University grad students give NASA lander tech a boost, do it for the experience
09.15.11

Purdue University grad students give NASA lander tech a boost, do it for the experience

We just learned of NASA's end-of-decade plans to rocket astronauts into deep space for explorator...

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09.14.11
NASA's Space Launch System to rocket into deep space, unravel the universe's mysteries (video)
09.14.11

NASA's Space Launch System to rocket into deep space, unravel the universe's mysteries (video)

The folks in charge of our final frontier have just taken the wraps off their latest rocket desig...

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08.17.11
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft to dock with the ISS later this fall
08.17.11

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft to dock with the ISS later this fall

With the Space Shuttle program now boldly going nowhere, it's up to NASA partners like SpaceX to...

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06.24.11
NASA lander prototype ditches the manpower for an autonomous flight (video)
06.24.11

NASA lander prototype ditches the manpower for an autonomous flight (video)

Hear that? Those were the giddy giggles of some very happy scientists down at NASA's Alabama-bas...

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05.02.11
Bonhams' Space History Sale includes spacesuits, memorabilia, and a Game Boy flown in space
05.02.11

Bonhams' Space History Sale includes spacesuits, memorabilia, and a Game Boy flown in space

Bonhams' upcoming Space History Sale -- happening May 5th in New York -- is filled with items that...

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01.22.11
IBM looks back on 100 years of history, finds plenty to be proud of (video)
01.22.11

IBM looks back on 100 years of history, finds plenty to be proud of (video)

Want to know who the self-confessed "mother of the motherboard" is? Or why every piece of organical...

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