The early-morning liftoff on Saturday of the Mars InSight lander will mark the first time in history an interplanetary launch will originate from the West Coast. InSight will launch from the U.S. Air Force Vandenberg Air Force Base Space Launch Complex 3E. The two-hour launch window will open on May 5 at 4:05 a.m. PDT (7:05 a.m. EDT).News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:07
China is developing a Long March launch vehicle with a reusable first stage that could have its trial launch as early as 2020, according to a senior Chinese rocket designer.
NASA's InSight Mars lander is now cruising to the Red Planet. The spacecraft began its 205-day, 301-million-mile (485 million kilometers) journey to Mars by launching on an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in southern California on May 5.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship is returning to Earth today (May 5) to end a month-long stay at the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule is returning nearly 2 tons of science gear, including a group of intrepid mice.
Firefly Aerospace, a small launch vehicle developer, has won approval from the U.S. Air Force to take over a launch pad at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base used by the soon-to-retire Delta 2.
NASA's InSight Mars lander launched today (May 5) atop an Atlas V rocket, rising off a pad at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base at 7:05 a.m. EDT. InSight is the first-ever interplanetary mission to launch from the U.S. West Coast.
NASA's next lander, InSight, will study the interior structure of Mars for signs of tectonic activity.
NASA's InSight Mars lander lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on May 5, 2018 at 7:05 a.m. EDT (1105 GMT). See photos from the historic launch here.
Just before daybreak on Sunday (May 6), the Eta Aquarid meteor shower will reach its peak. This meteor display is active in the first week of May and produces long streaks whose paths are aimed away from the "water jar" of Aquarius.
The Eta Aquarid meteor shower from late April to mid-May offers a long stretch of spectacular 'shooting stars' that even a casual observer can spot in the night sky.
NASA's InSight Mars lander will launch Saturday at 7:05 a.m. EDT (4:05 a.m. PDT/1105 GMT) on Saturday from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base. Here's what to expect if you're viewing the launch.
NASA's InSight Mars lander will launch toward the Red Planet early Saturday morning (May 5), and you can watch it live online. Here's how.
Happy Star Wars Day! Get ready for "Solo: A Star Wars Story" with these amazing toys, gifts, and gadgets from a galaxy far, far away. (And may the fourth be with you)
May the Fourth is upon us and fans don't have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to score Jedi-worthy deals. May the force be with you!
Fans of the "Star Wars" franchise have dubbed May 4 (or "May the Fourth") as Star Wars Day, in a play on the famous line "May the Force be with you."
NASA's InSight Mars lander, which is scheduled to launch Saturday morning (May 5), was originally supposed to lift off in March 2016. Here's why InSight didn't meet that first opportunity, and why NASA decided to stick with the mission anyway.
Who knew Lando had a cape room?
China on Thursday launched the Apstar-6C communications satellite, successfully inserting the 5-metric-ton spacecraft into a geostationary-transfer orbit.
One week before a new NASA mission was scheduled to launch to Mars, the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory got a visit from the vice president, and it sparked some criticism.
Fandango users can now purchase movie tickets directly through Google's assistant app — and buy advance tickets for Solo: A Star Wars Story.