CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX’s big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red electric sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars.
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By Marcia Dunn The Associated Press
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — It’s almost showtime for SpaceX’s big new rocket with a cherry-red sports car on top.
The Falcon Heavy rocket is poised to blast off Tuesday afternoon from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The moon is providing a rare triple treat this week.
On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see not only a blue moon and a supermoon, but also a total lunar eclipse, all rolled into one. There hasn’t been a triple lineup like this since 1982 and the next won’t occur until 2037.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX fired up its newest, biggest rocket in a critical launch pad test Wednesday, advancing toward a long-anticipated test flight possibly in just a week.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts gave a hand to the International Space Station’s big robot arm Tuesday.
As the federal government geared back up 250 miles below, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle floated outdoors to install the new mechanical gripper.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A record-tying eighth planet has been found in a faraway solar system, matching our own in number.
Even more amazing, machines and not humans made the discovery. NASA joined with Google on Thursday to announce the finding.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars represent flowing sand ‚Äî not water.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A newly discovered object from another star system that’s passing through ours is shaped like a giant pink fire extinguisher.
That’s the word this week from astronomers who have been observing this first-ever confirmed interstellar visitor.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts worked at giving the International Space Station’s big robot arm a new hand Thursday.
Commander Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei tackled the job on the first of three NASA spacewalks planned over the next two weeks.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA waited for confirmation Friday that the Cassini spacecraft had burned up in the sky over Saturn.
Cassini had been put on a course to plunge through Saturn’s atmosphere and vaporize like a meteor at the end of its 20-year journey exploring the planet.