30 September 2013, 07:20 AM ET
Two private American companies are now responsible for hauling cargo to the International Space Station for NASA. Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft attached to the orbiting laboratory today by 8:44 a.m. EDT (1244 GMT), a first for the cargo ship.
30 September 2013, 06:00 AM ET
The workshop will discuss some fresh ideas about how to grab an asteroid and park it in orbit around the moon. You can watch a live stream of the workshop presentations, which begin today at 1 p.m. EDT, here at SPACE.com, courtesy of NASA TV.
30 September 2013, 12:00 AM ET
NASA's bold asteroid-capture mission may not end when astronauts leave the space rock for the last time. Seeing it through could require disposing of the asteroid in a safe — and possibly very dramatic — manner, experts say.
29 September 2013, 10:37 AM ET
An unmanned Cygnus cargo spacecraft built by Orbital Sciences arrived at the International Space Station early Sunday (Sept. 29), capping a major test flight for the new private spacecraft. This is the first-ever station visit for the Cygnus spacecraft.
29 September 2013, 09:25 AM ET
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29 September 2013, 09:10 AM ET
See photos of Dragon, Grasshopper and other SpaceX rockets taken since the company was founded in 2002.
29 September 2013, 05:12 AM ET
There is a dinosaur aboard the International Space Station (ISS) where there wasn't one before. 'Made in space!!' Karen Nyberg, an ISS Expedition 37 flight engineer, exclaimed in her caption for a photo of the toy dinosaur that she shared on via Pintrest.
29 September 2013, 04:00 AM ET
Get the latest news and updates for private rocket launches and space missions here.
28 September 2013, 12:22 PM ET
From a stunning view of the Milky way to the harvest moon, don't miss these stunning night sky photos by stargazers and SPACE.com readers.
28 September 2013, 11:06 AM ET
From a supersonic shockwave to the glowing harvest moon, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week for Sept. 28, 2013.
28 September 2013, 08:11 AM ET
Chinese space officials are rolling out a welcome mat to other nations eager to gain access to their future space station. China plans to launch a second space laboratory by 2015, an experimental space station in 2018 and a 60-ton station by 2020.
27 September 2013, 06:33 PM ET
Fewer than 600 of NASA's 18,000 or so employees would likely keep working through a shutdown — the minimum needed to help ensure the safety of human life and the protection of property, according to a plan the space agency submitted to the Office of Manag
27 September 2013, 02:27 PM ET
The unmanned Cygnus spacecraft is expected to be grabbed by the orbiting lab's huge robotic arm at 7:15 a.m. EDT Sunday, with docking operations starting two hours later. You can watch the action live here at SPACE.com, beginning at 4:30 a.m. EDT.
27 September 2013, 12:08 PM ET
M. Scott Carpenter, who in 1962 became the second American to orbit the Earth, suffered a stroke earlier this week but is expected to recover. Carpenter, 88, was at his home in Vail, Colorado when he was stricken four days ago, NBC News reported Thursday
27 September 2013, 10:13 AM ET
Two female employees stand by the Intelsat IV in an anechoic chamber.
27 September 2013, 06:13 AM ET
In director Alfonso Cuarón's new movie, actress Sandra Bullock stars as an astronaut who suddenly finds herself floating uncontrollably in space. So why title the film "Gravity," the clear opposite of what the majority of people think of when they imagine
26 September 2013, 02:05 PM ET
The Apollo 12 Commander examines the unmanned Surveyor III spacecraft during the second extravehicular activity.
25 September 2013, 11:21 PM ET
A Soyuz capsule carrying two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut arrived at the station at 10:45 p.m. EDT Wednesday, less than six hours after blasting off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan.
25 September 2013, 05:00 PM ET
A Russian Soyuz rocket launched a new U.S.-Russian crew on an "express" flight to the International Space Station Wednesday (Sept. 25), kicking off a six-hour sprint to the orbiting laboratory.
25 September 2013, 10:00 AM ET
The Wright Brothers launch their third test glider at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
25 September 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut are slated to launch aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:58 p.m. EDT today. You can watch coverage of here at SPACE.com beginning at 4:00 p.m., courtesy of NASA TV.
24 September 2013, 12:58 PM ET
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy is getting used to life with gravity again after five months aboard the International Space Station. In an interview with SPACE.com, he reflected on his stay, his harrowing spacewalk and the prospect of longer missions.
24 September 2013, 10:24 AM ET
The hot laboratory viewed from inside as an engineer uses the manipulator arms.
24 September 2013, 07:01 AM ET
Sick astronauts could conceivably have been infected on Mars, some parts of which may be capable of supporting life as we know it. So the world may be reluctant to welcome such travelers home, leery of unleashing an alien superplague on Earth.
23 September 2013, 02:05 PM ET
Recently returned to Earth NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy talks to SPACE.com's Megan Gannon about science, exercise and EVA's on his tour of duty aboard the International Space Station.
23 September 2013, 11:40 AM ET
A private robotic ship bound for the International Space Station is going to have to wait it out in space until at least Saturday (Sept. 28) before delivering its cargo to the orbiting laboratory.
23 September 2013, 10:48 AM ET
NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg demonstrates how the COLBERT treadmill works on the International Space Station.
23 September 2013, 10:46 AM ET
The first object destined to leave our solar system, the Pioneer F spacecraft, carries this pictorial plaque to show other beings who, what, where and when the craft was designed.
23 September 2013, 09:38 AM ET
China's first manned space flight occurred in October 2003. Within 10 years since that flight, they've demonstrated rendezvous and docking, developed international partnerships and plans for the first Chinese space station
22 September 2013, 05:47 AM ET
A new robotic commercial cargo ship for the International Space Station skipped its first attempt to link up with the orbiting lab Sunday (Sept. 22) due to a rendezvous glitch that delayed its arrival for 48 hours, NASA officials say
21 September 2013, 09:25 PM ET
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21 September 2013, 10:21 AM ET
From Venus and the moon crashing a wedding photo to the milky way over an ancient temple, don't miss these stunning night sky and space from the last week.