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Astronauts tackle more solar panel work in 3rd spacewalk

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts worked to install another new solar panel outside the International Space Station on Friday, making their third spacewalk in...

Virgin Galactic gets FAA’s OK to launch customers to space

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Virgin Galactic finally has the federal government’s approval to start launching customers into space from New Mexico. ...

West and Russia clash over Russian mercenaries in CAR

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UNITED NATIONS — The United States, Britain and France accused Russian mercenaries on Wednesday of operating alongside Central African Republic forces and committing human...

Iran likely had failed rocket launch, preparing for another

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran likely conducted a failed launch of a satellite-carrying rocket in recent days and now appears to be preparing...

Europe seeks disabled astronauts, more women in space

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PARIS — The European Space Agency says it was “blown away” by the record number of applicants — more than 22,000 — hoping to...

Dirty laundry in space? NASA, Tide tackle cleaning challenge

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — How do astronauts do laundry in space? They don’t. ...

Israel cites progress in laser that shoots down drones

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JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said Monday it has successfully tested an airborne high-power laser that can shoot down drones, technology it hopes to...

Take 2: Spacewalking astronauts tackle solar panel work

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts ventured out on their second spacewalk in less than a week Sunday to install powerful new solar panels outside...

After 9 years and $10M, Georgia spaceport nears FAA approval

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — After nine years of planning and $10 million invested by local taxpayers, county officials in Georgia's coastal southeast corner came a...

For years US Army hid, downplayed extent of firearms loss

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The U.S. Army has hidden or downplayed the extent to which its firearms disappear, significantly understating losses and thefts even as some weapons are...