CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After nine months in space, mouse sperm has yielded healthy mice, Japanese scientists reported Monday.
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By Marcia Dunn The Associated Press
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts made urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, three days after a critical relay box abruptly failed.
The 250-mile-high (400-kilometre-high) replacement job fell to commander Peggy Whitson, the world’s most experienced female astronaut. She now ties the record for most spacewalks by an American at 10.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched its first recycled rocket Thursday, the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights.
The Falcon 9 blasted off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center, hoisting a broadcasting satellite into the clear early evening sky on the historic rocket reflight.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world’s oldest and most experienced spacewoman has just set another record, this time for spacewalking.
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson floated out on the eighth spacewalk of her career Thursday morning, 250 miles up at the International Space Station. That’s the most spacewalks ever performed by a woman.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts have ventured out on a spacewalk to prep the International Space Station for a new parking spot.
NASA’s Shane Kimbrough (KIM-broh) and France’s Thomas Pesquet (pes-KAY) floated out the hatch Friday morning.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX said Monday it will fly two people to the moon next year, a feat not attempted since NASA’s Apollo heyday close to half a century ago.
Tech billionaire Elon Musk ‚Äî the company’s founder and chief executive officer announced the surprising news barely a week after launching his first rocket from NASA’s legendary moon pad.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single nearby star ‚Äî and these new worlds could hold life.
This cluster of planets is less than 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius, according to NASA and the Belgian-led research team who announced the discovery Wednesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX made good on a 250-mile-high delivery at the International Space Station on Thursday, after fixing a navigation problem that held up the shipment a day.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts took another spacewalk Friday to plug in new and better batteries outside the International Space Station.
It’s the same type of job that was conducted last Friday 250 miles above Earth. Commander Shane Kimbrough was back at it, but this time he was joined by French astronaut Thomas Pesquet.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — It turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old.
That’s the newest estimate, thanks to rocks and soil collected by the Apollo 14 moonwalkers in 1971.