Triple Sunrises, Sunsets at This Strange New WorldImagine a planet with triple sunrises and sunsets every day for part of the year, and nonstop daylight at other times. Astronomers revealed such a place Thursday: a strange new world in the Constellation Centaurus that has not one, not two, but three suns. What's more, a year there lasts half a millennium from Earth's perspective.
SpaceX Lands Rocket at Sea 2nd Time After Satellite LaunchFor the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX landed a rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, this time following the successful launch of a Japanese communications satellite.
British Astronaut All Set to Run London Marathon From SpaceBritain's first official spaceman, Timothy Peake, says he's ready to run the London Marathon in 1½ weeks — from 250 miles up. But he's not expecting to set a P-R, or personal record.
NASA Spaceman Back from Record Year Flight; Gives Thumbs UpAstronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth on Wednesday after an unprecedented year in space for NASA, landing in barren Kazakhstan with a Russian cosmonaut who shared his whole space station journey.
Russians Go Spacewalking to Collect Experiments, Test GlueTwo Russians took a spacewalk Wednesday to install fresh experiments outside the International Space Station and gather biological samples stuck outside for years.
SpaceX's Returned Booster Rocket Back In HangarSpaceX's booster rocket, the Falcon, is back in its nest following a historic landing.
Bezos' Space Company To Build Launch Rockets in FloridaAmazon founder Jeff Bezos is shipping his space business to Florida.
NASA Scrubs Orion Launch; Will Try Again FridayNASA's new Orion spacecraft will have to wait another day to fly.
U.S. And Russian Crew Blast Off For Space StationSoyuz rocket carrying one American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts launched from a facility in Kazakhstan.
NASA's Maven Explorer Arrives At Mars After Year NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.
US Air Force Launches Top-Secret Intelligence Satellite The Air Force has launched a top-secret satellite.
Space Station Computer Outage Can Only Be Fixed By SpacewalkNASA orders spacewalk repairs for a serious computer outage at the International Space Station.