Space

NASA’s Back in Space Flight Game with Orion [Video]
NASA reached a major milestone Friday as the Orion spacecraft completed its first voyage to space, traveling farther than any spacecraft designed for astronauts has been in more than 40 years.
Bottom line: NASA's back in the spaceflight game for the first time since the space shuttle program end…
NASA Rocket Explosion
NASA endured a massive failure on Tuesday.
An unmanned Antares rocket, intended to deliver supplies to the International Space Station, exploded seconds after launch from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
Asteroid's Near Miss of Earth
At about 2:15 p.m. EDT Sunday, an asteroid went whizzing by the Earth and "just" missed hitting us by 25,000 miles.
I know that sounds pretty far. But in space terms, it isn't.
Total Lunar Eclipse
I’ve always been fascinated with space. When I was a kid I wanted to grow up to be an astronomer, but that involves too much math! I also share a birthday with Nicolas Copernicus, the Polish astronomer who said the Earth goes around the Sun, and I own both a telescope and a star whee…