Weightless plants fly on a dragon

It is a race against time for ESA’s Gravi-2 experiment following launch last Friday on the Dragon space ferry. Stowed in Dragon’s cargo are lentil seeds that will be nurtured into life on the International Space Station.

Watch: the world's largest walking robot

The world's largest walking robot according to Guinness World Records. The fully functional walking robot is15.50 m in length, 3.80 m in width and 4.50 m in height, with a total weight of 11.0 tons, It's driven by a 2.0-liter turbo diesel with 140 hp, delivering about mechanical power of 80 kW and electric power of 10 kW. Our robot overlords are pleased with the progress being made on their path to world domination. Clearly we will be controlled by giant dragons so, at least we know how they plan to police us:

SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in the Pacific Ocean

The privately owned SpaceX Dragon fired its engines for the last time Tuesday at 11:42 a.m. EDT - sending it through the Earth’s atmosphere for a spectacular splashdown in the Pacific Ocean at 12:34 p.m.

SpaceX Dragon delivers Wet Lab Kit to International Space Station

The recently launched SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has successfully delivered a Wet Lab Kit to the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA administrator warns of tough times ahead

As NASA's SpaceX Dragon spacecraft docks with the ISS, its head, Charles Bolden, has warned that recent political events could impact the agency's mission.

Space X Dragon reaches orbit despite thruster malfunction

SpaceX managed to successfully launch its third flight to the International Space Station (ISS) this morning despite an issue with the Dragon spacecraft's thruster pods.

Nuance updates Dragon Mobile Assistant app for Android

Back in October, Nuance launched a new voice control system for Google's mobile Android operating systems known as Dragon Mobile Assistant.

SpaceX completes first commercial cargo mission

The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft has made it safely back to Earth, completing the first ever commercial cargo mission to the International Space Station.

Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station



The SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) earlier this morning.

Video: Dragon Space X heads to International Space Station



The Dragon Space X commercial cargo ship was lofted into orbit aboard a Falcon 9 rocket at 8:35 p.m. EDT, putting on a spectacular show of light and thunder from the rocket's nine engines.

SpaceX preps crewed Dragon ship

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) recently completed a critical design review of its versatile (crewed) Dragon spacecraft.

Dragon rendezvous with the International Space Station

The Space X Dragon capsule has successfully rendezvoused with the International Space Station (ISS), after being maneuvered into position by station's sophisticated robotic arm.

SpaceX to try again after aborted launch

SpaceX was forced to abort the launch of its Falcon 9 mission to the International Space Station on Saturday, just half a second before liftoff.

SpaceX ISS mission set to launch this month

NASA has confirmed an April 30 launch date for SpaceX's Dragon spaceship, the first private resupply mission to the International Space Station.

Date set for first private flight to ISS

The first docking of a commercial spaceship with the International Space Station could take place as early as next May.

Research continues apace on international space station



NASA says the pace of research aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is accelerating - even though the shuttles used to build it were recently retired. 



NASA wants to hire a space taxi

NASA - which recently retired its shuttle fleet - wants to hire private "space taxis" that will transport U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS). 



SpaceX preps for space station cargo run


NASA may have retired its shuttles, but SpaceX has confirmed plans to launch a second test capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) on November 30th.

SpaceX test flight goes without a hitch

A day later than planned, the first test flight and re-entry of a commercial spaceship has been completed successfuly.

SpaceX wins approval for first commercial spacecraft re-entry

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded SpaceX the first-ever commercial license to re-enter a spacecraft from orbit.