SpaceX delivers 'mighty mice,' worms, robot to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, delivering super muscular “mighty mice,” worms and a smart, empathetic robot. Th...

Attorney suggests $190 million damages in Elon Musk lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney told a Los Angeles federal jury Friday it would be reasonable to award $190 million in damages to a British cave explorer who is suing Elon Musk for allegedly branding h...

SpaceX launches caring robot, beer malt and 'mighty mice'

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station on Thursday, including “mighty mice” for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a...

SpaceX delays space station delivery due to high wind

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has delayed its delivery to the International Space Station because of dangerous wind gusts. The Falcon 9 rocket came less than an hour from launc...

Stainless steel, broken glass and buzz, Tesla makes a pickup

The much-hyped unveiling of Tesla’s electric pickup truck went off script Thursday night when supposedly unbreakable window glass splintered twice when hit with a large metal ball. T...

France’s Arianespace wins bid to launch Taiwan satellite in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — France’s Arianespace SA has won the bid to launch Taiwan’s Triton satellite into orbit in 2021, CNA reported Friday (Nov. 15). The new Taiwanese-developed w...

NASA warned of safety risks in delayed private crew launches

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA auditors warn the space agency faces “significant safety and technical challenges” that need to be solved before astronauts fly in private capsules. ...

Mini Mercury skips across sun's vast glare in rare transit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mini Mercury is skipping across the vast, glaring face of the sun in a rare celestial transit. Stargazers used solar-filtered binoculars and telescopes to...

SpaceX launches 60 more mini satellites for global internet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched 60 mini satellites, the second batch of an orbiting network meant to provide global internet coverage. The Falcon rocket blasted off M...

Boeing: Pin problem caused parachute issue in capsule test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing says a problem with a pin caused its Starliner capsule to land with two instead of three parachutes earlier this week. The crew capsule underwent a...

Air Force's mystery space plane lands, ends 2-year mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Air Force's mystery space plane is back on Earth, following a record-breaking two-year mission. The X-37B landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Flo...

Musk unveils SpaceX rocket designed to get to Mars and back

BOCA CHICA VILLAGE, Texas (AP) — Elon Musk has unveiled a SpaceX spacecraft designed to carry a crew and cargo to the moon, Mars or anywhere else in the solar system and land back on Earth perpendicul...

Japanese rocket blasts off with batteries for space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A Japanese rocket has blasted off with powerful new batteries for the International Space Station. Tuesday's launch in southern Japan came two weeks after...

Moon back in NASA's court 50 years after 1st lunar landing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Fifty years after humanity's first lunar footsteps, the moon is back in NASA's court. The White House wants U.S. astronauts on the moon pronto — by 2024, ...

SpaceX: Leaky valve caused crew capsule to explode in test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX says a leaky valve caused its crew capsule to explode during a test back in April. The company announced the preliminary results of its accident in...