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By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
It has been nearly a decade since an American space crew last lifted off from U.S. soil in a spacecraft built here. That's expected to change Wednesday afternoon with the relaunch of manned space flight. But the occasion will be…
By Miles O'Brien
According to the longest sleep study ever conducted in space, astronauts’ use of sleeping pills, like ambien, is extremely high. The decade-long study also revealed space-farers are chronically sleep deficient while in orbit, and during the period leading up to…
By Anna Christiansen
NASA's space shuttle Discovery captivated people in and around the nation's capital Tuesday as it flew piggy-back on a 747 over the Capitol en route on its last landing at Dulles International Airport. Gwen Ifill and Valerie Neal, a curator…
It's a year that will be remembered as one that ended authoritative regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen. In 2011, the most-wanted fugitive in the world was killed in Pakistan and severe weather battered the global population.
By Larisa Epatko
Space shuttle Atlantis will haul supplies and a robotic experiment to the International Space Station for its final flight.
Google, YouTube and the PBS NewsHour took you aboard space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station for a live interview with Commander Mark Kelly and crew. Watch the full interview here.
Keep sending your questions for the upcoming interview with the shuttle crew from space.
In other news Friday, winter weather continued its assault around the U.S. as bitter cold gripped New Mexico for a fourth straight day. In Dallas, five inches of snow canceled flights ahead of Super Bowl weekend. At Cowboys Stadium, the…
The space shuttle Atlantis glided to a landing with six astronauts aboard at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday, capping the orbiter's 25-year career in space.
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