FAA to reconsider gadget ban

The Federal Aviation Administration is believed to be re-examining the rules which prohibit the use of electronic devices during takeoff and landing.

Astronauts land safely in Kazakhstan

In the first manned re-entry since the Shuttle fleet was retired earlier this year, three International Space Station crew members touched down safely last night.

China's Shenzhou-8 lands successfully in Mongolia

China's successfully recovered its unmanned Shenzhou-8 spacecraft, following its docking with the country's fledgling space station Tiangong-1.

Rosat satellite crashes in Southeast Asia

German satellite Rosat crashed to Earth Saturday evening, with no reports as yet of any wreckage hitting land.

UARS satellite fell in south Pacific, says NASA

NASA’s given its final verdict on the last resting place of the UARS satellite, which fell back to Earth last Friday.

As astronauts return, NASA sets future launch schedule

Three International Space Station crew members returned safely to Earth yesterday after a longer-than expected stay, as NASA sets a tentative launch schedule for the coming months.

The end of an era as last shuttle lands

The last ever space shuttle flight ended safely early this morning, bringing to an end a thirty-year career that included the delivery of the Hubble Space Telescope and the building of the International Space Station.

Mars500 crew ready to land

After 230 days in isolation, an international team is about to 'land' on Mars.

Secret spaceplane set to land next weekend

The US Air Force's top-secret X-37B spacecraft is set to land sometime in the next few days at the Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Solar plane makes it safely through the night

Solar Impulse has successfully completed its first night flight, the first solar-powered plane to do so.