It’s been a mission in progress for 10 years for the European Space Agency, and scientists from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena are among those watching keenly as the first-of-its-kind objective prepares to reach its apex.
Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the possible role pilot error may have had in the mid-flight failure and crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo on Friday.
When Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket launch failed on Tuesday, two local students’ science experiment went down in flames as well.
If you’ve ever wanted to know what the payload bay of a Space Shuttle looks like, this could be your last chance.
While most of the public, including observers, space enthusiasts and environmentalists, will see the launch as the largest effort to study climate change in human history, NASA will see the launch, set for 2:58 a.m. Tuesday, as a realization of redemption.
One of NASA’s orbiting telescopes, tasked with identifying planets similar to Earth outside the Milky Way, is reporting promising results.
NASA said Thursday that Voyager 1 has become the first spacecraft to ever leave the solar system.
A football-sized space rock is set to pass safely by the Earth on Friday.
An exhibition that launches the Space Shuttle Endeavour into a long-range educational program to inspire future generations of explorers starts October 30, 2012. Endeavour was built as a replacement for space shuttle Challenger – it […]
Los Angeles, it’s time to look up.
The arrival of the Space Shuttle Endeavour may be delayed, but the debate over its environmental impact on local communities is just getting started.
South L.A. residents were upset as the city began to chop down over 400 trees ahead of the scheduled arrival of the Endeavour space shuttle.
Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
Sally Ride, the first American woman to go to space, died Monday at the age of 61.