Fears rise over lost Martian probe

Russian scientists still can't contact the lost Martian probe Phobos-Grunt, state media are reporting - and there's a danger it could fall to Earth with a massively toxic explosion.

Space freighter plunges into southern Pacific

Europe's unmanned ATV 2 space freighter Johannes Kepler burned up on reentry early this morning as planned, after undocking from the International Space Station yesterday.

SpaceShipTwo demonstrates 'feathered' reentry

The world’s first commercial spaceship, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, has completed an important test of its reentry ability.