Skydiver prepares for 23-mile plunge

Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner says he's all set for his record-breaking attempt to jump from the edge of space next Monday.

This futuristic capsule is a living roof

When you live in a big city, going up onto the roof of your apartment or office building can be a much-needed respite from the hustle and bustle of the streets. 


Atlantis launch cleared as ISS has close shave

NASA's given the green light to the July 8 launch of its last-ever shuttle mission.

Japanese space capsule recovered - but is there anything inside?

Japan's Hayabusa mission, the first to collect samples from an asteroid, made a successful return to earth last night in the Australian outback.