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FONTANA >> Seven students from Dorothy Grant Elementary School in rapid-fire succession Wednesday asked an International Space Station astronaut questions about shaving, where he gets oxygen and why he wanted to venture into space.
NASA's new heavy-lift rocket, designed to fly astronauts to the moon, asteroids and eventually Mars, likely will not have its debut test flight until November 2018, nearly a year later than previous estimates, agency officials said on Wednesday.
Expedition 36/37 astronaut Karen Nyberg uses a fundoscope to take still and video images of her eye while in orbit.
In the movie Gravity , masses upon masses of floating debris hurtled through space at alarming speeds and collided with the heroine's space shuttle, killing her crew.
He's the only permanent resident of the International Space Station. Robonaut 2 or R2 , pictured here with ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli, was designed by NASA and General Motors as a humanoid robotic assistant to perform maintenance tasks and free up the astronauts' time.
Once a monster Category 5 storm with 160 mile-per-hour winds, Hurricane Marie continues to weaken in the Pacific Ocean.
Three years from now, if all goes according to plan, the United States will send a crew of astronauts into orbit without Russia's help.
One global marketer took to space to find a way to be leaner and greener back on Earth.
The future of space flight may be founded on the traditions of art. Using the techniques of origami, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is examining how to use the craft of paper-folding to compact solar panels for space travel.
Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.
NASA will test a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rocket missions with the launch of a Black Brant IX sounding rocket between 5 and 6 a.m., Aug. 28, from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
A SpaceX rocket exploded in the skies above McGregor, Texas, during a test flight on Saturday.
Throughout the summer, students worked to develop projects that could lead to meaningful questions for the astronauts about life, work and research aboard the space station.
The International Space Station has captured some spectacular pictures of the aurora borealis - the colourful natural phenomenon also known as the Northern Lights.
Two satellites that are intended to form part of the European Galileo satellite navigation system went astray from their intended orbit after launch from French Guiana on Friday, satellite launch company Arianespace said.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 01:48 am
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