It's a logical progression for Flight Control as it heads for the stars.
The space plane hits Mach 1.2 as Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson sees "full space flight" by the end of 2013.
The Antares launched smoothly from Virginia's Wallops Flight Facility and released a simulated cargo ship. It's slated to follow SpaceX's Falcon 9 as a commercial ISS resupply craft.
It was four days late due to a glitch and bad weather, but Orbital Sciences' Antares got off the ground to a flawless test flight ahead of cargo trips for the International Space Station.
The Air Force says that the almost one-of-a-kind spacecraft "conducted on-orbit experiments" in the the longest-ever mission for the X-37B program.
Virgin's commercial passenger space flight venture is soon to begin a new round of test flights for spaceliner SpaceShipTwo.
A new company called Mesoloft will rocket your ashes to near space, where they will likely traverse the globe before becoming the seeds of raindrops and snowflakes.
A new app called BrainWave claims to be the first to allow you to control your Spotify and Pandora music with hand gestures. You've always wanted that, right?
NASA is shaking things up in its preparations for future manned space flights with a 55,000-pound table designed to replicate the forces of a rocket during launch.
NASA's looking for innovative ways to get a manned crew safely to the Red Planet. Could deep sleep hold the key to success?