- Powerful, moon-bound rocket to carry MSU satellite in 2018 Updated: Feb-07-16 4:57 pm
MOREHEAD, Kentucky - A satellite from Morehead State University will be on the most powerful rocket ever built when it blasts off on a planned mission in 2018 to orbit the moon, according to NASA.
- Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in Florida Updated: Feb-05-16 7:35 pm
MIAMI - Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring physics, the mind, and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida. He was 85.
- Spacewalkers collect experiment, toss flash drive overboard Updated: Feb-03-16 12:54 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Spacewalking Russians gathered seeds and spores that have been stuck outside the International Space Station for months if not years and gave a ceremonial send-off Wednesday to a flash drive containing special messages for their motherland.
- 30 years since Challenger: Teacher-in-Space finalists gather Updated: Jan-28-16 2:52 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Dozens of educators who competed alongside Christa McAuliffe to become the first teacher in space gathered Thursday to remember the seven astronauts who perished aboard Challenger 30 years ago.
- Shuttle carrier part of new display at Space Center Houston Updated: Jan-21-16 5:46 pm
HOUSTON - An exposed section of Space Center Houston's Boeing 747 interior is lime-green, with concave metal beams and supports.
- Astronaut nurses zinnia to full bloom after mold invasion Updated: Jan-19-16 1:12 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - The International Space Station now has a bright pop of orange, thanks to commander Scott Kelly's green thumb.
- NASA adds 3rd company as space station shipper; shuttle back Updated: Jan-14-16 6:22 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - NASA is adding a third company to its short list of space station suppliers, a Nevada business that will bring back a mini version of the shuttle.