Aerospace contracting leader Boeing Co. has unveiled the model design for its next-generation manned space capsule.
The United States' National Research Council (NRC) has concluded that NASA will not be able to reach its goal of landing on Mars in the foreseeable future if the space agency and lawmakers cannot agree on a concrete and fiscally realistic plan.
Commercial space travel will be up and running by 2014, according to Sir Richard Branson, that is.
Despite the fact that no one has been to the moon in the past 40 years and the U.S. has no immediate plans to make a return visit anytime soon, two Democratic House members have proposed a bill to establish a national park on the moon.
Russia launched a spacecraft of critters and microflora into space on Friday in an effort to better understand the effects of sustained space travel on living organisms.