After nearly a decade of funneling money into a project to build a gargantuan rocket that NASA hopes will return astronauts to the moon, the launch vehicle is finally assembled and ready for testing.
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Virgin Galactic's stock is soaring after an analyst said its space planes could one day disrupt the air travel industry, potentially raking in nearly a trillion dollars a year in sales.
Three soldiers killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash Thursday have been identified by the Minnesota National Guard.
On Sunday, SpaceX's Dragon capsule docked at the International Space Station, bringing supplies, experiments including "mighty mice" -- oh, and a friendly robot to keep the astronauts company for the next three years.
SpaceX's Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station early Sunday morning, NASA said.
Who hasn't struggled to sleep on an airplane economy seat, forced to improvise a makeshift pillow out of a rolled up sweater or scarf?
The White House budget office "impeded" part of the investigation into a controversial pro-industry decision that former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt pushed through on his way out the door, according to an inspector general's report released Thursday.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission arrived at near-Earth asteroid Bennu a year ago, and the spinning top-shaped space rock has been full of surprises. The latest findings now classify it as an active asteroid with observable events happening on the surface.
A Los Angeles news helicopter made an emergency landing when an object struck its tail, and crew on board believe it was a drone.
Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, launched a spacecraft loaded with 5,700 pounds of supplies — including a group of genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' — to the International Space Station on Thursday.
MIT scientists are putting wind beneath policy makers' wings, suggesting ways to modify airplane emissions, which worsen air quality and contribute to thousands of deaths annually.
What may have been the world's tallest waterfall briefly formed on Greenland's ice sheet last year, draining a meltwater lake of 5 million cubic meters of water -- equivalent to 2,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools -- in just five hours.
Nintendo is teaming up with Tencent to launch its popular Switch console in China, but it may have a tough time winning over gamers more used to playing on their mobiles.
Whether they're pretending to be an airplane captain or becoming aggressive and forcing an airplane to divert, badly behaved airplane travelers continue to hit headlines.
The pilot of the plane that crashed and left nine dead in South Dakota took off with limited visibility in snowy and turbulent weather, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
In September, India's historic attempt for a soft landing of their spacecraft and rover, the Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander, ended prematurely when they lost communication with the craft. Now, images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal the crash site and final resting place of the mission.
An emergency landing went horribly wrong Sunday night as a plane crashed in San Antonio, leaving three dead, according to fire officials.
The Indian Navy has welcomed its first woman pilot, with Sub Lieutenant Shivangi taking control of an aircraft in another significant milestone for the country's armed forces.
Two helicopters, two rescue boats and members of a local police force all jumped into action after a kite surfer was seen drifting out to sea on Thanksgiving near Ocean City, New Jersey.
A new era of supersonic flight might be just around the corner, but there are three challenges to overcome when it comes to flying faster than the speed of sound.
On Thanksgiving eve, President Donald Trump slipped unnoticed out of his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on his way to a bare-bones military plane with just a handful of top aides.
The European Space Agency has received a 14.4 billion-euro ($15.9 billion) funding boost from its 22 member states as it seeks to launch new missions and safeguard its role in space exploration and research.
The mysterious "slow-moving blob" detected in the skies over Washington Tuesday prompted a frantic response from security officials on the ground as they raced against the clock to assess the potential threat.
Once upon a time, flying cars were a staple of science fiction.