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Russian supply capsule misses rendezvous with ISS, now spinning out of control

Holding three tons of food and other supplies, the unmanned Progress 59 spacecraft has lost touch with ground control and a video shows it now spinning in orbit.

By April 29, 2015


Rosetta spacecraft makes historic comet rendezvous

The craft, launched back in 2004, rendezvoused with comet 67P/GC, ahead of a planned landing in November.

By August 6, 2014


John Kerry says he assumes Russia and China can read his e-mails

Technically Incorrect: Not entirely spreading confidence in Web security, the secretary of state says he's very concerned about cyberterrorism.

By August 12, 2015


'Smart Truck' has front-mounted camera, rear-mounted LCD screen (Tomorrow Daily 196)

We're all about more safety while driving, and Samsung hopes to achieve that with their Smart Truck. The system consists of a camera in front that sends a live video feed to a rear-mounted screen, giving drivers following the truck an idea of the traffic ahead.

By June 22, 2015


NASA probe shows Pluto might have a polar ice cap

The first surface details start to come into view as NASA's New Horizons space probe speeds toward its summer rendezvous with Pluto and its moons.

By April 30, 2015


Wayward Russian spacecraft could hit Earth Friday

After a failed space station supply mission, the out-of-control cargo ship (or what's left of it) could crash down soon. Where pieces may end up is almost anyone's guess.

By May 6, 2015


Crave Ep. 202: Russian space capsule spinning out of control over Earth

The Russian resupply ship Progress 59 has suffered "an unspecified problem" and is in a slow spin above our planet, with 3 tons of food, water, and supplies lost.

By April 30, 2015


Private spacecraft will sail on streams of photons from the sun

Bill Nye and The Planetary Society want to propel a spacecraft by bouncing the sun's photons off it. The first test of such a craft will take place this May.

By January 26, 2015


SpaceX's X-wing rocket to attempt pinpoint landing on floating sea platform

The mission may be like "trying to balance a rubber broomstick on your hand in the middle of a wind storm," but SpaceX could make rocket history. If it can get this rocket off the ground.

By January 5, 2015


'Game of Thrones' slimeball stars in new sci-fi salute to space

Watch Lord Baelish teach Jedi-like powers to his apprentice in a future where humans have superpowers, thanks in part to the little robot that plans to land on a comet next month.

By October 27, 2014