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  • Skydiver eyes record-breaking jump over NM

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Skydiver Felix Baumgartner’s attempt at the highest, fastest free fall in history Tuesday is more than just a stunt. His planned 23-mile dive from the stratosphere …


  • SpaceX Dragon capsule launched to space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A commercial cargo ship rocketed into orbit Sunday in pursuit of the International Space Station, the first of a dozen supply runs under a mega-contract …


  • SpaceX Dragon set to blast off to space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A privately owned rocket was poised to blast off Sunday night on the first of a dozen space station supply missions under a mega-contract with …


  • Private space station delivery to launch Sunday

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private company is on the verge of launching another cargo ship to the International Space Station. On Sunday night, California-based SpaceX will attempt to …


  • SpaceX encore: 2nd private space station shipment

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private company is headed back to the International Space Station. On Sunday night, SpaceX will attempt to launch another Dragon capsule full of food, …


  • Mars rover Curiosity finds signs of ancient stream

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NASA rover Curiosity has beamed back pictures of bedrock that suggest a fast-moving stream, possibly waist-deep, once flowed on Mars — a find that the …


  • East Coast weather satellite fails, spare used

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. weather satellite that tracks the East Coast and Atlantic hurricanes is broken. Meteorologists are scrambling to fill in lost data for forecasters with a spare …


  • After victory lap, Endeavor rolls to retirement

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour rocketed beyond Earth orbit 25 times. Its 26th mission: A 12-mile commute through the streets of Los Angeles to its new retirement home …


  • Endeavour swans California skies in whirlwind tour

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The people became the paparazzi Friday, aiming their lenses not at the latest starlet, but toward the sky to catch a glimpse of an aging superstar …


  • Endeavour lands at LA airport after aerial tour

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour landed safely at the Los Angeles International Airport Friday after a whirlwind aerial tour around California landmarks. Strapped to the back of a …


  • Endeavour flies by Golden Gate Bridge, other sites

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour crisscrossed California Friday in a last aerial hurrah before retiring to a Los Angeles museum. Hitching a ride on top of a jumbo …


  • Space shuttle Endeavour takes to California skies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour took off Friday morning on a sightseeing tour of California, the last aerial hurrah before retiring to a Los Angeles museum. Hitching a …


  • Shuttle to sightsee around Calif. with low flybys

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour will spend its last flying day Friday not rocketing into space but doing what most tourists do when visiting California: Taking in the …


  • Shuttle to sightsee around Calif with low flyovers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour will spend its last flying day Friday not rocketing into space, but doing what most tourists do when visiting California: Taking in the …


  • Endeavour salutes Giffords en route to California

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour returned to its California roots Thursday after a wistful cross-country journey that paid homage to NASA workers and former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords …


  • Shuttle lands in Calif. after cross-country voyage

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour returned to its California roots Thursday after a wistful cross-country journey that paid homage to NASA workers and former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords …


  • Endeavour flies over Ariz. en route to Calif. home

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour flew over Tucson on Thursday in honor of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her astronaut husband before continuing its trek west to retirement …


  • Endeavour leaves Texas for new home in Calif.

    HOUSTON (AP) — The space shuttle Endeavour took off atop a modified transport plane from a Houston airport Thursday, beginning its journey to retirement in California, where it will be …


  • Endeavour leaves Houston for new home in Calif.

    HOUSTON (AP) — The space shuttle Endeavour took off atop a modified transport plane from a Houston airport Thursday, beginning its journey to retirement in California, where it will be …


  • Eclipse season on Mars, so Curiosity took photos

    WASHINGTON (AP) — On Mars, a partial eclipse of the sun isn’t quite as rare as on Earth. So NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover is snapping hundreds of pictures of the …


  • Space shuttle Endeavour has Houston stopover

    HOUSTON (AP) — Hundreds of people cheered the space shuttle Endeavour Wednesday as it circled overhead and then landed in Houston, giving Space City a fleeting glimpse of a retired …


  • Retired shuttle Endeavour lands for Houston stop

    HOUSTON (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour has landed in Houston for a one-day stop on its trek west to retirement in a California museum. The shuttle, atop a modified jumbo …


  • Space shuttle Endeavour heads west to new mission

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour embarked on its new life as a museum piece Wednesday, leaving behind its NASA home and heading west on the last ferry …


  • Space shuttle Endeavour stuck at home in Florida

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour apparently doesn’t want to leave home. NASA’s youngest shuttle was supposed to depart Florida’s Kennedy Space Center on Monday for its permanent …


  • NASA postpones final ferry flight of Endeavour

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The beginning of space shuttle Endeavour’s final flight to California has been postponed because of weather along the flight route. NASA had planned for the …


  • US launches national defense satellite from Calif.

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An Atlas 5 rocket carrying a classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on …


  • NASA’s retired shuttle Endeavour heads west Monday

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The baby of NASA’s space shuttle fleet is about to leave home — for good. At sunrise Monday, Endeavour will depart Kennedy Space Center for …


  • NASA’s retired space shuttle Endeavour headed west

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour has just a few more days left to call Cape Canaveral home. At sunrise Monday, Endeavour will depart NASA’s Kennedy Space Center …


  • Nation says goodbye to moonwalker Neil Armstrong

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation bid farewell Thursday to Neil Armstrong, the first man to take a giant leap on to the moon. The powerful of Washington, the pioneers of …


  • 10 Things to Know Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HIS RE-ELECTION IN DOUBT, OBAMA PROMISES HAPPIER DAYS

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