14 August 2006, 12:12 PM ET
NASA hasn't officially announced the name Orion for its new spacecraft, but a logo bearing the title has been seen in an internal document that labels the insignia as "approved".
20 July 2006, 07:08 PM ET
Thirty-seven years ago today, Project Apollo put the first humans on the surface of the Moon. The next time the U.S. launches its astronauts to Earth's natural satellite, they will do so as part of Project Orion, collectSPACE.com has learned.
11 April 2006, 06:56 AM ET
For the ancient Greeks, the heavens were populated by stick-figure hunters, animals and creatures of myth. Imagine what they might have seen if they'd had telescopes. From skulls and insects to space storms resembling tempests here on Earth, astronomers p
12 January 2006, 01:47 PM ET
Astronomers have discovered a giant helical magnetic field that is coiled like a snake around a rod-shaped gas cloud in the constellation Orion.
11 January 2006, 12:59 PM ET
Scientists have created the most detailed portrait ever of the closest known star factory, the Orion Nebula. They have also uncovered new details about the stellar winds responsible for carving out the nebula's ghostly skyscapes.
28 July 2005, 06:23 AM ET
For decades the conventional wisdom on M dwarfs and habitable planets was "forget it." That view is changing.