With the youngest and most ambitious Mars rover yet zipping toward its final destination, we thought it appropriate to pause and take a look back at Curiosity's new home and robot brethren.
With the space shuttle era now over and U.S. space flight on the verge of going private for the near future, the company behind the so-called SpaceX project has ambitious plans to make space flight cheaper for cargo and for…
Hari caught up Richard Cook of Mars Science Laboratory to discuss the upcoming launch.
More than 500 days of isolation with five other guys ... could you do it? That is what one Chinese man, two European and three Russian men have been through to simulate what humans might encounter if they attempted…
Imagine traveling to a planet where the sun is 11 times stronger than on Earth, the temperature can swing 1,100 degrees and you have to maintain contact with headquarters back on Earth. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports on NASA's tricky…
In other news Wednesday, a taxi driver in northwest England went on a shooting spree that killed 12 people. Also, Taliban militants carried out a suicide attack during President Hamid Karzai's address at a peace jirga in Afghanistan.
By Chris Amico, Miles O'Brien
Recent developments have moved us a bit closer to "space (flight) for the rest of us," Miles O'Brien of 'This Week In Space' tells us in his first visit to NewsHour Plus. O'Brien catches us up on…
According to a presidential review panel, the U.S. plan to return astronauts to the moon by 2020 will not happen without a big boost in NASA's budget.
U.S. budget constraints threaten to ground some of NASA's manned space missions. Judy Woodruff looks at the space program and its future prospects.
As the country celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, NASA and the Obama administration are weighing the debate over sending more astronauts into space, or to shift more toward the use of robots. Ray Suarez reports.
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