On May 24, 1962, Scott Carpenter flew the second American manned orbital flight when he piloted the Aurora 7 through three orbits of the Earth on a mission which lasted less than 5 hours.
Virgin Galactic unveils SpaceShipTwo, the world's first commercial manned spaceship, in Mojave, Calif.
One of the maddest things we've seen at the Geneva Motor Show surely has to be the Orbital Hybrid. This carbikerollerskate from hell easily wins our 'crazier than purple bat poo' award
Road Trip 2010: On the Atlantic coast of Virginia, the space agency uses a 6,000-acre facility to build and launch rockets and design high-altitude scientific balloons big enough to hold a sports stadium.
After a faulty pump for the space station's cooling system goes on the fritz, astronauts must venture outside the station to replace the machine.
Fresh salads may soon be on the menu for astronauts aboard the International Space Station as they try out a new zero-gravity greenhouse.
North Korea's newly named space agency sports the unfortunate acronym "NADA" and features a familiar-looking logo.
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.