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By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
The U.S.-Russian-Japanese crew returned to Earth late Saturday after a quick SpaceX flight home, after five months at the International Space Station.
An aerospace group in Michigan wants to build the first rocket launch sites in the Midwest, including a spaceport right along Lake Superior. But many locals are fighting to keep the plan from taking off, citing concerns about environmental impacts.
By Megan Thompson
At age 90, Shatner will become the oldest person in space. He'll join three others — two of them paying customers — aboard a Blue Origin capsule. It will be the company's second launch with a crew.
In an Instagram post early Monday, Bezos said he, his brother, and the winner of an ongoing auction, will be aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard spacecraft when it launches on July 20.
By Michelle Chapman, Associated Press
A spokeswoman says the company is getting close to flying passengers, but did not say when that might occur.
Scientists who sent bulked-up, mutant "mighty mice" to the International Space Station say the animals held onto their muscle during the monthlong flight.
Europe and NASA's Solar Orbiter has rocketed away on an unprecedented mission to capture the first pictures of the sun's poles.
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
As of today, International Space Station Commander Scott Kelly has spent more days off the planet than any other American. With 216 days in orbit, he sets the American record for most days spent space.
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