Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s unmanned spacecraft is “back on track” to deliver cargo to the International Space Station after an engine malfunction, the company’s chief executive officer said.
The engines on a Space Exploration Technologies Corp. unmanned spacecraft are working again after a post-launch glitch that will delay a cargo delivery to the International Space Station by at least a day.
A Martian rock sample tested by Curiosity, the NASA rover that landed on the planet seven months ago, contains clay minerals suggesting conditions on Mars may have once supported living microbes, the U.S. space agency said.
Boeing Co. said its second X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle landed in California today after a 469-day mission by the U.S. Air Force to test the capabilities of reusable unmanned vehicles for future space missions.
Atlantis ended the U.S. space shuttle’s 30-year 135-mission lifespan with a pre-dawn landing in Cape Canaveral, Florida, today, bringing with it two sonic booms and the demise of one of the region’s biggest employers.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched an unmanned craft to begin regular cargo deliveries to the International Space Station, becoming the first company to provide space supply services to the U.S. government.