23 July 2013, 10:52 AM ET
Two men sit in the control room of the Plum Brook Facility before it was shutdown.
22 July 2013, 01:01 PM ET
Boeing threw open the hatch to its new commercial spacecraft, the CST-100, offering a first look inside its capsule to fly NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. See inside Boeinig's first full-scale CST-100 model.
22 July 2013, 10:17 AM ET
This spacecraft booster was launched from Cape Canaveral in what was known as a Project Mercury test.
22 July 2013, 07:01 AM ET
Work on the heat shield for NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle — America's next-generation spacecraft that is expected to transport astronauts on missions beyond low-Earth orbit — is going smoothly.
21 July 2013, 12:35 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
20 July 2013, 10:40 AM ET
From a engine part recovered from Apollo 11 to an experiment that burns a flame in space, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
19 July 2013, 03:56 PM ET
Forty-four years (and three days) after it helped launch the first men to walk on the moon, a huge rocket engine part salvaged from the ocean floor has been positively identified as a historic component of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission.
19 July 2013, 03:24 PM ET
NASA has granted funding to a dozen imaginative tech concepts, in the hopes that one or more of them will lead to big breakthroughs in space science and exploration. The 12 ideas were selected under Phase 1 of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Program
19 July 2013, 01:56 PM ET
European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano felt like a "goldfish in a fishbowl" when water leaked into his spacesuit during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Tuesday (July 16).
19 July 2013, 12:05 PM ET
The heat shield for NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle is being coated with a layer of thermal protection material at the Textron Defense Systems plant in Wilmington, MA. It is the world’s largest heat shield, measuring 16.4 feet in diameter.
19 July 2013, 10:26 AM ET
The Command Module splashes down after a perilous space flight.
19 July 2013, 09:30 AM ET
Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano talks about the recent spacewalk that was cut short because his helmet had a water leak inside it. He told a reporter from KGO-TV in San Francisco about his harrowing experience.
19 July 2013, 07:00 AM ET
With all the attention being given to Virgin Galactic's impressive list of future celebritynauts (Ashton! Branson! Beiber!), its spaceship's impressive capabilities for microgravity research have been largely overlooked.
18 July 2013, 04:16 PM ET
A student team of aspiring engineers will have to wait at least one more day to get a taste of zero gravity after Mother Nature spoiled their attempt to experiment with fire on a NASA microgravity flight today (July 18).
18 July 2013, 03:19 PM ET
Can this coastal launch site drive commercial development of the Solar System’s frontiers? Gilberto Salinas, Executive VP, Brownsville Economic Development Corporation, discusses a pending SpaceX private spaceport with SPACE.com’s @DavidSkyBrody.
18 July 2013, 11:59 AM ET
The clock is ticking down toward zero gravity for the UCSD Microgravity Team here at Ellington Field in Houston. The college engineering students are hours from flying on a ZERO-G jet to test how fires burn in weightlessness.
18 July 2013, 10:16 AM ET
A test subject being suited up for studies on the Reduced Gravity Walking Simulator.
18 July 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Gravity, get ready to meet your match. A team of students is counting down to light zero-gravity fires high in the sky today (July 18) aboard a jet plane designed specifically for weightless flights. The UCSD Microgravity Team is go.
17 July 2013, 10:32 AM ET
Astronaut Edgar Mitchell refers to a map as he moves across the Moon's surface.
17 July 2013, 07:00 AM ET
A mysterious water leak that forced NASA to abort a spacewalk on Tuesday shows how perilous it can be to venture outside the protective confines of the International Space Station. Just getting everyone back inside is the chief goal every time.
16 July 2013, 07:09 PM ET
NASA's spacesuits, called Extravehicular Mobility Units (EMUs) have many layers and systems that combine to keep astronauts alive in the vacuum of space. See how the space clothes double as a 1-person spacesuit in a SPACE.com inforgraphic.
16 July 2013, 05:30 PM ET
NASA officials aren't sure what triggered a leak of water into a spacewalking astronaut's helmet, causing Mission Controllers to abort a planned 6.5-hour spacewalk after only one hour and 32 minutes today (July 16).
16 July 2013, 05:17 PM ET
A commercial U.S. spacecraft is set to make its first flight to the International Space Station this September, paving the way for regular resupply trips to the orbiting lab.
16 July 2013, 10:59 AM ET
Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano noticed excessive water in his helmet during a spacewalk on July 16th, 2013. He reports feeling water on the back of his head to NASA mission control.
16 July 2013, 10:20 AM ET
A spacewalk outsie the International Space Station on July 16, 2013, ended early for astronauts Luca Parmitano and Chris Cassidy, after water began leaking inside Parmitano's helmet.
16 July 2013, 09:40 AM ET
A planned six-hour spacewalk was cut short after just one hour when water unexpectedly began building up inside the spacesuit of Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano. Parmitano reported 'a lot of water' floating about inside his spacesuit.
16 July 2013, 09:19 AM ET
NASA has successfully tested the injector, which is reportedly cheaper and faster to make than its traditional counterparts.
16 July 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Four billion years ago, Mars had abundant water and a substantial atmosphere. Life could have evolved there, but its reign would have been short. See how scientists are planning to seek out signs of past or present life on Mars.
15 July 2013, 04:58 PM ET
John Llewellyn, a chemist who in 1967 was selected to be a NASA astronaut but whose inability to pilot a jet led to his resignation a year later, died July 2. He was 80. Llewellyn was a member of NASA's second group of scientist-astronauts.
15 July 2013, 10:17 AM ET
NASA astronaut Don Pettit shares the patent with ISS capillary flow experiment principal investigator Mark Weislogel and two mathematicians. Experiments aboard the Space Station are striving to improve fluid systems technologies.
15 July 2013, 08:42 AM ET
Most often used as a photo chase aircraft, the Beech T-34C was used in some research as well.
15 July 2013, 07:36 AM ET
China has successfully test-fired the rocket engine that will power the next-generation heavy-lift booster, the Long March 5, that will help drive the country's space exploration into the final frontier. See how it worked.