Unmanned NASA rocket bound for International Space Station with supplies breaks apart minutes after launch in Florida.
Just minutes after launch, an unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded in the air on Sunday, according to NASA. Its mission had been to deliver two-and-a-half tons of supplies and equipment to the international space station. The rocket blasted off at its scheduled time of 10:21 a.m. Show More Summary
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, following what was meant to be a routine cargo mission to the International Space Station. "The vehicle has broken up," said NASA commentator George Diller, after NASA television broadcast images of the white rocket falling to pieces. Show More Summary
A SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) exploded shortly after liftoff on Sunday morning. NASA says the accident occurred a few minutes into the flight from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Pieces of debris could be seen falling into the Atlantic Ocean. Show More Summary
Having been picked by NASA, and funded by US taxpayers, to ship a cargo capsule to the Space Station, Elon Musk's SpaceX 9 Falcon Rocket has exploded shortly after takeoff due to what is being called an "anomaly." Everything was going well for 20 seconds... Show More Summary
An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket, built and launched by privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, was destroyed about two minutes liftoff from Florida on Sunday, claiming a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station, NASA said....
There’ve been some stunning pictures recently sent back from distant parts of our solar system which I wanted to share. When I was a boy, people could only imagine what a comet actually looks like. Now we know. NASA’s Dawn probe, launched from earth in 2007, this month sent back some phenomenal pictures of the […]
The US Dragon spacecraft carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) will be launched on Sunday, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said in a statement.
The internationally renowned space collection of Leon Ford sold for $678,983 according to Boston, MA based RR Auction. The live event featured more than 100 premier items from Ford?s collection led by Charles Conrad?s Apollo 12 Lunar Surface-worn Backpack Strap that sold for $62,500. Show More Summary
Two years ago today, NASA launched IRIS (Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph), a solar observatory decked out with a high-resolution ultraviolet telescope. During its short time in space, IRIS has provided an unprecedented glimpseShow More Summary
The allure of a warm, liquid ocean beneath Europa’s icy surface has inspired science fiction and real NASA missions alike. But if and when we get around to extraterrestrial oceanography, what will our undersea explorers look like? Read more...
A new memorial at the Kennedy Space Center honors the crews of Challenger and Columbia
Collecting rainwater for vegetable irrigation could reduce water bills, increase caloric intake and even provide a second source of income for people in India, a new study concludes.
Who knew that keeping bug guts off airplanes could be a mission for NASA?
Microsoft’s latest NASA project could be its coolest “enterprise" push yet. Continue reading
Venus has never been really high on us Earth-people’s priority list for exploration or colonization, mostly because as a species we tend to be big candy-asses when it comes to sulfuric acid rain. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth exploring, and plans have been made to do so — even ones that would stick astronauts in the fuel tank for the trip. Read more...
Besides food and experiments, the Dragon cargo ship ordered up by NASA holds a new docking port.
For the third consecutive year, NASA's Girls and Boys program is looking to connect middle schoolers with NASA employees for a 5-week online summer program.
A group of researchers from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Stanford University used NASA’s satellite images to chart the growth of the Chinese capital city, and one of their more interesting findings was the astounding rate at which Beijing has grown during the last 10 years. Read more...