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A new exhibit dedicated to the Delta Clipper Experimental rocket, or DC-X for short, is being prepared for display at the New Mexico Space History Museum, and officials hope to build a replica of the pioneering prototype over the next year.
Twenty years after it made its first flight, the Delta Clipper Experimental, or DC-X, is getting its day in a museum. An exhibit honoring the reusable rocket prototype is being prepared at the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo.
This space wallpaper shows a set of images from NASA's Cassini mission that reveal the turbulent power of a monster Saturn storm.
Bill Nye is the next celebrity scientist to strut their stuff on the show "Dancing with the Stars"
A camera was strapped to the rear of the Virgin Galactic vehicle to capture footage of the rocket engines and feather system at work. The vehicles 2nd powered flight occurred on September 5th, 2013.
There isn't anything else quite like standing in front of a brand new rocket before it launches.
A laser communications experiment aboard NASA's LADEE spacecraft, which is launching tonight, could open up interplanetary bandwidth possibilities for high-speed transmissions — including 3D video during robotic asteroid landings.
NASA's Lunar Laser Communications Demonstration is a novel test of next-generation communications tech. See how the system works in this SPACE.com infographic.
The Mars Science Laboratory captured imagery of Mars' moon Phobos eclipsing the Sun on August 19th, 2013. It also captured the shadow cast by the eclipse.
Watch billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk pull a Tony Stark as he reveals the future of rocket design, an interactive ‘Iron Man’-like computer interface that uses gestures.
On December 17, 1903, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, this airplane that was created by the Wright Brothers' arose for a few seconds to make the first powered, heavier-than-air controlled flight in history.
The United States Air Force is teaming up with the military's Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) on a new project to test the capabilities of hypersonic flight, according to military officials.
Virgin Galactic's private spaceship flew higher and faster than it ever had before on Thursday (Sept. 5), giving company officials confidence that the vehicle is on track to start carrying passengers on suborbital jaunts next year.
NASA will launch a new spacecraft Friday night (Sept. 6) to unlock the secret of moon dust and the wispy lunar atmosphere, and you can watch the blastoff live online. Here's how to watch NASA's LADEE moon probe launch at 11:27 p.m. EDT.
See photos and images from NASA's LADEE mission to study moon dust and the lunar atmosphere like never before. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer launches in 2013 to probe the moon's tenuous atmosphere.
Morgan Freeman narrates this preview of the Cassini spacecraft taking the snapshot of our planet on July 19th, 2013. Find out when exactly it will happen at TheDayTheEarthSmiled.com or #DayEarthSmiled.
Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano talks about the recent spacewalk that was cut short because his helmet had a water leak inside it. He told a reporter from KGO-TV in San Francisco about his harrowing experience.
July's full moon may not technically be "super," but it is still a sight to see. The full moon on Monday (July 22) is not considered a "supermoon" although the moon is still quite close to the planet.
After a one-day delay due to bad weather, a team of engineering students hopes for better luck today (July 19) to experiment with fire in weightless during an acrobatic plane ride. See how the UCSD Microgravity Team will do it.
The private company SpaceX has been narrowing its search for a new location in which to build a commercial launch facility for industrial customers. The firm has recently focused on Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and particularly Texas.