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It was an event in Hancock County that could one day send men further into space than ever before.
The future of manned spaceflight is coming into focus. Whether it's through NASA's Orion program, its partnerships with private companies or in the form of the quick, space-immersion experiences that Virgin Galatic's SpaceshipTwo spaceships are soon to offer.
NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson work outside the International Space Station to replace a dead computer during a spacewalk on April 23, 2014.
Two U.S. astronauts floated outside the International Space Station on Wednesday to replace a failed computer that serves as a backup to critical control systems, including the outpost's solar panel wings.
Chris Hadfield knows all about spacewalking, piloting a fighter jet, and living on the ocean floor.
Probiotic pioneer Yakult's little bottles are to feature in a 6-year, gravity-free study at the International Space Station .
Deadly space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought - perhaps as often as once a century, according to new calculations by a non-profit group devoted to preventing Space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought, according to an estimate by a private group devoted to ... (more)
An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.
Today, April 22, 2014 is Earth Day, and what better way to celebrate than taking a look at our home planet from space.
As astronomers discover more Earth-like planets in the universe, it could provide the impetus for a new Age of Discovery.
Of all the questions kids have about astronauts and outer space, perhaps there's one that's not often addressed.
Allyson and 20 of her classmates at Dixon Elementary School got the opportunity to talk to Dr. Koichi Wakata, commander of the International Space Station .
The flight package includes a space flight training at Air Combat , a space suit fitting and an actual space flight experience onboard the XCOR Lynx, a two-seat fully reusable suborbital spacecraft.
A group of engineering students discussed questions with astronaut Rick Mastracchio '82 at the International Space Station during a live video chat from the Charles B. Gentry Building on April 18. /UConn Photo) Eight UConn School of Engineering students spent part of Friday afternoon chatting with UConn alum Rick Mastracchio '82 , who is currently ... (more)
Huntington's disease is a grim diagnosis. A hereditary disorder with debilitating physical and cognitive symptoms, the disease usually robs adult patients of their ability to walk, balance and speak.