Coast Guard crews were among those working Friday to reinforce a southwestern Kentucky bridge that partially collapsed after being hit by a 312-foot cargo ship.
The first of twin research spacecraft entered the moon's orbit Saturday, part of an effort to learn more about how it and other terrestrial bodies formed, NASA said.
The second of two new research probes successfully entered the moon's orbit Sunday afternoon, a day after its companion, NASA announced.
Astronaut Melvin Leland and musician Will.I.Am talk about how the Mars rover can motivate a new generation of explorers.
A NASA spacecraft carrying a Mars rover was in "excellent health" Saturday more than two hours after it began its eight-and-a-half-month journey.
A partnership between NASA's Kennedy Space Center and Boeing will bring more than 100 jobs to Florida's Space Coast, the governor announced on Monday.
NASA announces that Boeing will use Kennedy Space Center to build commercial spacecraft and create more than 500 jobs.
China on Thursday launched its first space laboratory module, marking another step upward for its space program.
After a couple of weather delays, NASA finally launched its moon research mission Saturday morning.
NASA delayed its Thursday launch of a moon research mission because of weather issues and will retry on Friday.
Crowds filled the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington on Friday, as they regularly do during the summer months. This Friday, however, was different, as people lined up outside the building, waiting for the last launch in the shuttle program's 30-year history.
The astronauts from shuttle Atlantis answer questions regarding NASA's final mission.
July 8 will mark the start of the final space shuttle mission and the end of an era, NASA announced Tuesday.
More than 1,600 people within a 10-mile stretch of central Florida's Atlantic beaches have been stung in the past week by a distinctive species of jellyfish not indigenous to North America, a rescue official said Tuesday.
Hundreds of people trying to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend on Atlantic beaches in central Florida encountered an unwelcome surprise: swarms of purplish, stinging jellyfish.
Legions of jellyfish spoiled the Memorial Day weekend for those trying to enjoy the beach in Florida. WFTV reports.
As the shuttle program nears its end, Motherboard.tv meets some die-hard junkies whose awe of space is alive and well.
It's now become a somewhat common event, one that for most Americans is signaled by nothing more than a brief blip on the news. But a space shuttle launch is still one of mankind's most complex and massive undertakings, a carefully-primed $1.3 billion explosion that turns years of planning and construction into a spectacle that lasts only a few moments.
Space shuttle Discovery is set to launch Thursday from Cape Canaveral, Florida, for its final flight, ending nearly three decades of space travel.
The first commercial spacecraft to return from a low-Earth orbit landed in the Pacific Ocean Wednesday about 500 miles off the coast of southern California.
CNN's John Zarrella explains the significance of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and it's successful takeoff and landing.
A man was arrested after arriving at Cape Canaveral, Florida, Air Force station Tuesday n a 25-foot sailboat, according to military authorities.
Mystery surrounds the U.S. military's Orbital Test Vehicle, the X-37B OTV, which launched into space in April from the Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida.
An Air Force plane prompts concerns about space-based military operations. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
Two planets slightly smaller than Saturn have been discovered orbiting a distant star, a first for NASA's Kepler space telescope, whose mission is to look for signs of planets passing in front of stars, the space agency said Thursday.
SpaceX launches its first private rocket from Cape Canaveral, serving as a symbol for future commercial space travel.
NASA's solar observatory blasts off on a mission to study the sun and its effects on Earth.
NASA has postponed for one day the scheduled launch of a rocket carrying a solar probe.
Authorities arrested Stobert "Tobie" Holt Jr., Friday in Orlando, Florida. Holt is accused of murdering a missing pilot.
Space shuttle Atlantis launched Monday afternoon to deliver key spare parts to prolong the life of the International Space Station.
NASA's Atlantis shuttle blasts off on its latest mission, hauling spare parts to prolong the international space station's life.
Listen as NASA crashes a spacecraft and the upper stage of a rocket on the moon in a search for water.
The space shuttle Discovery landed safely at Kennedy Space Center on Saturday, completing a 13-day mission that included expanding the number of astronauts who can live aboard the International Space Station.
The space shuttle Discovery lands safely at Kennedy Space Center.
A pair of astronauts from the space shuttle Discovery safely completed a six-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Thursday, installing a set of solar panels that will help the station handle twice as many crew members.
Calling it a mission that may fundamentally change humanity's view of itself, NASA on Friday launched a telescope that will search our corner of the Milky Way galaxy for Earth-like planets.
CNN's John Zarrella reports that NASA is starting an unprecedented search for planets where life is possible.
The U.S. space agency NASA will launch its first ever mission Friday to find Earth-like planets in our region of the Milky Way.
As NASA prepares to hunt for Earth-like planets in our corner of the Milky Way galaxy, there's new buzz that "Star Trek's" vision of a universe full of life may not be that far-fetched.
As the space agency passes the half-century mark, a look back at its genesis
NASA moved shuttle Atlantis to the launch pad on Thursday for a flight next month to the Hubble Space Telescope after being waylaid by a pair of tropical storms
Two days after Tropical Storm Fay first hit Cape Canaveral, Florida, Louise Mills decided to attempt to go to church, having stayed in her condo since it started. That's when she realized she was stranded inside. "As far as we know, we can't leave our condominiums to get to [Florida state road] A1A because the police are blocking it."
iReporter Jessica Blank shot video of the massive flooding in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
Tropical Storm Fay was moving across northern Florida at a walking pace Thursday night, dropping heavy rain and threatening to stick around for at least another day in a state already struggling with flooding.
Tropical Storm Fay, stalled near Cape Canaveral, Florida, soaked portions of east-central Florida late Wednesday, and the National Hurricane Center said it could dump 30 inches of rain in some areas of the state.
On Thursday, NASA released findings that indicate magnetic explosions about one-third of the way to the moon cause the northern lights, or aurora borealis, to burst in spectacular shapes and colors
The ancient Persian capital of Persepolis, in a vast and arid plain 40 miles from Shiraz in southern Iran, is the greatest ancient site between the Holy Land and India. This is a rare place that actually exceeded my high expectations.
The space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven returned to Earth on Saturday
The US gamma-ray telescope GLAST was launched into space Wednesday on a Delta 2 missile from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Astronauts opened up Japan's new billion-dollar space station lab, then got ready for another spacewalk, this time to spruce up the outside of the huge addition
Like a miner prospecting for gold, NASA hopes its latest robot to Mars hits pay dirt when it lands Sunday near the red planet's north pole to conduct a 90-day digging mission
Preliminary results of an investigation show that Tuesday's massive power outage in Florida was caused by human error, Florida Power and Light President Armando Olivera said Friday.
Florida authorities are investigating how a small fire and a switch failure at an electrical substation outside Miami triggered a power failure that affected millions of people.
Only one person on the planet has covered every manned launch out of Cape Canaveral and now, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of spaceflight, he's written a book about it.
After finding no evidence of astronauts drinking before launching into space, NASA said Wednesday it is considering limited alcohol testing of its employees, including astronauts
Endeavour leaves space station
Space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the international space station a day early Sunday, as NASA kept a wary eye on Hurricane Dean.
The space shuttle Endeavour began its return to Earth Tuesday morning. Commander Scott Kelly and pilot Charles Hobaugh fired Endeavour's engines at 11:25 a.m. ET to begin the descent to Earth.
Their mission cut short by Hurricane Dean, astronauts aboard the shuttle Endeavour wrapped up their work in orbit Monday and prepared to come home.
NASA on Saturday ordered space shuttle Endeavour back to Earth a day early out of fear that Hurricane Dean might disrupt flight operations.
Endeavour's astronauts ran through never-before-attempted repair methods Thursday in case they had to go out and patch a deep gouge in the space shuttle's belly
Viewpoint: More than 20 years after the Christa McAuliffe tragedy, educator Barbara Morgan is on her way to the Space Station. But it's NASA that still hasn't learned its lesson
NASA will go ahead with Tuesday's scheduled launch of the space shuttle Discovery after examining a pencil-sized crack in the foam insulation around the shuttle's fuel tank, the space agency announced.
The space shuttle Discovery is all but ready for launch in July, NASA officials said Wednesday following a review of the hazards posed by falling foam during liftoff.
NASA's latest mission to Mars could eclipse all previous ones if it can get into orbit on Friday.
NASA is set to launch a space probe called New Horizons today to capture the first up-close imagery of Pluto, its moons and a region of the outer solar system called the Kuiper Belt.
The latest forecasts place Hurricane Ophelia on a course toward Florida and eliminate the possibility that the Category 1 storm will wander out to sea or swirl south to the Caribbean.
Freshly named Tropical Storm Ophelia was moving slowly toward the northeastern Atlantic coast of Florida on Wednesday, forecasters said, threatening to drench the state with up to 8 inches of rain in some areas.
In 1986, Grace Corrigan watched along with the rest of the stricken nation as the space shuttle Challenger, carrying her daughter, Christa McAuliffe, and six other crew members, exploded in the blue skies over Cape Canaveral, Florida. Today, Corrigan keeps her daughter's dream of being the first teacher in space alive through her work at the McAuliffe Center.
The space shuttle Discovery undocked from the international space station early Saturday, the first step in its journey back to Earth.
Discovery astronauts prepared to leave the international space station Friday as they began to wrap up work in advance of next week's return to Earth.
While NASA officials hope for a smooth flight of the Space Shuttle Discovery later this year, mission managers are still planning for the worst-case scenario.
Since the loss of Columbia in 2003, thousands of people have spent the past two years working to make the space shuttle a safer vehicle.
Thousands of people have spent the past two years working to make the space shuttle into a safer vehicle since the loss of the Columbia in 2003.
Aliens will be glad to know that if ever they need to find an apartment here on Earth, someone has got them covered.
The two spacecraft of NASA's Deep Impact mission, dubbed Flyby and Impactor by their makers, launched Wednesday afternoon atop a Boeing Delta 2 rocket, their mission: To unlock the inner secrets of comets.
The Genesis return capsule crashed in the desert on Wednesday after its parachutes failed to deploy. The craft missed a mid-air retrieval meant to save the spacecraft from hitting the Earth.
NASA managers worried Monday about the prospect of Hurricane Ivan after Hurricane Frances ripped about 1,000 4-by-10-foot aluminum panels off one side of its massive Vehicle Assembly Building, Kennedy Space Center director Jim Kennedy said.
A daring trip to study the solar wind will end on Wednesday with the midair retrieval of extraterrestrial samples above the Utah desert. However, the scientific journey is only beginning.
Kitty Hawk. Cape Canaveral. Mojave Desert.
Since October 2001, NASA's Genesis spacecraft has exposed its collector arrays made from sapphire, silicon, gold and diamond to the solar wind.
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