The space shuttle Endeavour has successfully docked with the ISS (International Space Station) Harmony node. According to NASA, Commander Mark Polansky docked Endeavour at 1:47 p.m. EDT while flying approximately 220 miles above the Gulf of Carpentaria, off the north coast of Australia.
We've all done it - taped over our wedding video, or our childrens' first steps. But those tapes weren't of international importance.
NASA remains tight light about a possible damage to the space shuttle,
which may have been caused by falling debris during yesterday’s launch.
However, NASA said that the shuttle crew is inspecting the heat shield,
which should be completed by about 6:30 p.m. EDT.
The space shuttle Endeavour and its crew of seven astronauts have reached orbit after a successful launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The near perfect liftoff was slightly marred by several pieces of debris falling off the external fuel tank onto the orbiter.
There is a 60% chance that Endeavour will liftoff to its STS-127 mission on Wednesday, NASA said.
Yesterday, six Russian and European astronauts walked out of an isolation chamber after 105 days carrying out a simulated Mars mission.
Herschel has started making test observations with all its instruments, and the first pictures are in.
NASA has confirmed that launch countdown operations for the space shuttle Endeavour remain on schedule. The shuttle is expected to lift off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Saturday at 7:39 p.m. EDT.
Cosmologists have discovered two supernovae further away than any previously detected, by using a new technique that could help find other dying stars at the edge of the universe.
The US civil space program should focus more on looking after the Earth, the National Research Council (NRC) has warned.
Mars is a lot like Earth, from its landscape and soil right down to its snowy weather, data from the Phoenix lander reveals.
US company Terrestar used an Ariane rocket to blast the world's biggest commercial satellite into space.
A new class of black hole, more than 500 times the mass of the Sun, has been discovered.
The US's latest weather satellite was successfully launched on Saturday from Space Launch Complex 37 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
The crew of the International Space Station have taken photographs of an erupting volcano.
There's a salty ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus that could possibly harbor life - or there isn't. It depends which of two reports you prefer.
In a blow to conspiracy theorists everywhere, new evidence has shown that the 1908 Tunguska explosion was caused not by an alien spaceship but by a comet.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa) has released the final images taken by its lunar explorer Kaguya as it fell to destruction on the moon.
Impatient astronomers at the European Space Agency (ESA) have taken some sneak pics with the Herschel telescope, snapping a first set of images weeks before engineers have even finished commissioning the device.
The world's fastest and most sensitive astronomical camera is taking its first pictures.