India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket, including an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space.
Many space objects remain undiscovered and some of them pose a threat to the Earth. Astrophysicist Victor Teifel says it is time to build a special station for detection of asteroids in Kazakhstan.
NASA's Orion vehicle aims to carry humans farther into space than ever before, but its protective heat shield is basically the same as that used for the Apollo Moon missions.
Japan launched a rocket carrying a space probe destined for a distant asteroid, just weeks after a European spacecraft's historic landing on a comet.
Famous Kazakh cosmonaut Talgat Musabayev praises the Rosetta mission, which saw a space probe landing on the surface of a comet for the first time in human history.
Robot probe Philae uploaded a slew of data to Earth from a deep-space comet that it drilled into long after its onboard battery was feared to have died.
Europe's comet probe Philae was "working well" despite a rough-and-tumble touchdown that left it partly shadowed from battery-boosting sunlight.
High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk confirmed that he is working on a web of small, low-cost satellites that could provide wireless Internet around the world.
One of the biggest gambles in space history comes to a climax on Wednesday when Europe attempts to make the first-ever landing on a comet.
Authorities who carried out their first full day of investigation into a US spacecraft crash said probing the incident could take a year.
Orbital Sciences postponed its planned launch of the Cygnus cargo ship toward the International Space Station.
Orbital Sciences Corporation's unmanned Cygnus cargo ship is preparing to launch to the International Space Station.
A comet the size of a small mountain whizzed past Mars, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter.
An American and a German astronaut spent just over six hours on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station for equipment repairs and maintenance.
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft was nearing the International Space Station with a cargo of supplies.
Thick clouds and rain over the Florida coast early forced the California-based SpaceX to postpone the launch of its Dragon cargo carrier.
NASA selected Boeing and SpaceX to build America's next spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) by 2017.
Russia plans to set up two station of the System of Differential Correction and Monitoring (SDCM) for GLONASS in Kazakhstan.
SpaceX's next unmanned cargo trip to restock supplies at the International Space Station is scheduled for September 20, the US space agency said.
A SpaceX rocket exploded in midair during a test flight, as the company seeks to develop a spacecraft that can return to Earth.