Russians launch cargo ship to space station after two-day halt

Feb 13, 2018

Russians launch cargo ship to space station after two-day halt

An unmanned Russian cargo ship has blasted off for the International Space Station two days after the original launch was scrubbed. The Progress capsule is carrying 2.7 metric tons (3 U.S. tons) of food, fuel and other supplies. It entered orbit eight minutes after liftoff ...

/ Feb 11, 2018

Second asteroid in a week passes close to Earth

A recently discovered asteroid zipped within 39,000 miles (64,000 km) of Earth on Friday, the second space rock to pass within the orbit of the moon during the week, according to NASA scientists. Measuring between 50 and 130 feet (15 and 40 meters) across, the ...