A Massachusetts man discovers a strange-looking green rock on the banks of the Merrimack River. He later discovers there's a reason it looks a bit unusual.
The new Minecraft Lego kits aren't set to go on sale until November, but Russia-based franchise Lego retailer Mir Kubikov leaked the sets a bit early.
China's fourth manned space flight ended with a jarring touchdown in Inner Mongolia after a successful flight to test docking procedures and techniques needed for building a Mir-class space station later this decade.
The International Space Station orbits around Earth every 92 minutes, carrying a clutch of astronauts along with it. Without earlier space stations, such as the US' Skylab and Russia's Mir, mankind may not have had a permanent station in space.
The leading auction site halts some 15 to 20 auctions listing pieces of Mir--including one in which bidding had reached more than $15,000.
The TV producer of "Survivor" and NBC are creating a new show, "Destination Mir," and will send its winner on a rocket ride to Russia's Mir space station.
Microsoft's online magazine Mungo Park will feature launch-to-landing coverage of the Space Shuttle Atlantis's mission to dock with Russian Space Station Mir. The coverage will include astronauts' live accounts of their experiences in space; live chat and surround video from space may be included as well.