- Earthlings, NASA send toast to Martians: Happy New Year! Updated: Jun-15-15 4:46 pm
MARS, Pennsylvania - Earth to Mars: Happy New Year!
- A timeline of comet probe's 11-year journey Updated: Jun-14-15 9:17 am
BERLIN - The European Space Agency said Sunday that its comet lander Philae has woken up from hibernation and managed to send data back to Earth for the first time in seven months. The probe went quiet on Nov. 15, three days after it was separated from its mother ship Rosetta and touched down on the city surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
- Planetary Society's solar sail test a success in space Updated: Jun-10-15 5:47 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - An experimental solar sail is being called a success three weeks after its arrival in space.
- NASA: Mars test parachute failed soon after inflating Updated: Jun-09-15 7:53 pm
HONOLULU - A parachute inflated during a test of new technology for landing larger spacecraft on Mars, but it then disintegrated immediately afterward, NASA officials said Tuesday.