An ambitious attempt to drill deep into an Antarctic lake buried by two miles of ice has run into major difficulties.
The loss of the Falcon HTV-2 hypersonic aircraft last summer was caused by the vehicle's skin peeling away, DARPA has revealed.
A Russian Mars probe, its first interplanetary mission in 15 years, failed to take the correct course after launch, the Russian space agency has reported.
The recent disintegration of an ISS-bound space freighter was apparently caused by a malfunctioning gas generator located in the Soyuz carrier rocket's third stage engine.
ESA has recovered a crucial science package on its Cluster mission, using a series of commands invented for the occasion.
NASA's Glory satellite, which launched early this morning from Vandenberg Air Force base in California, has failed to reach orbit.
Japan's Akatsuki probe has failed to go into orbit around Venus as planned, meaning a six-year wait until another attempt can be made.
An attempt to undock a Russian Soyuz capsule from the International Space Station failed this morning, leaving two Russian and one American astronauts stuck there for another day.
The International Space Station's cooling system has shut down, forcing crew to plan repairs during a spacewalk later this week.
The US military has apparently lost contact with an experimental hypersonic vehicle over the Pacific Ocean.
PlayStation 3 users around the world have been left unable to connect to the PlayStation Network, with Sony still unable to identify the source of the problem.