Soyuz spacecraft carrying humanoid robot fails to dock with space station

Soyuz spacecraft carrying humanoid robot fails to dock with space station

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot on Saturday failed to dock automatically with the international space station, Moscow news agencies reported.

Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash

Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash

Indonesia's Lion Air is reviewing orders of airplanes from Boeing and has not ruled out cancelling orders as relations worsen in a spat over responsibility for a 737 jetliner crash that killed 189 people in late October.

NASA spacecraft to land on asteroid after over two-year journey

NASA spacecraft to land on asteroid after over two-year journey

Over two-years after launch, the NASA probe OSIRIS-REx will land on a skyscraper-sized asteroid on Monday for the first US mission to carry asteroid samples back to Earth.

NASA spacecraft nears Red Planet on mission to detect 'marsquakes'

NASA spacecraft nears Red Planet on mission to detect 'marsquakes'

NASA's first robotic lander designed to study the deep interior of a distant world hurtled closer to Mars on course for a planned touchdown on Monday after a six-month voyage through space.

Nasa blasts off on historic probe to 'touch Sun'

Nasa blasts off on historic probe to 'touch Sun'

The unmanned spacecraft aims to get closer than any human-made object in history to the center of our solar system.

NASA counts down to launch of first spacecraft to 'touch Sun'

NASA counts down to launch of first spacecraft to 'touch Sun'

NASA counted down Friday to the launch of a $1.5 billion spacecraft that aims to plunge into the Sun's sizzling atmosphere and become humanity's first mission to explore a star.

Spacecraft with US, German, Russian crew docks at space station

Spacecraft with US, German, Russian crew docks at space station

A Russian spacecraft carrying a trio of US, German and Russian spacefarers docked at the International Space Station on Friday after a two-day trip from the Baikonur launch facility in former Soviet Kazakhstan.

Mars 2020 spacecraft heat shield damaged in test, launch date not affected: NASA

Mars 2020 spacecraft heat shield damaged in test, launch date not affected: NASA

A heat shield used in a NASA spacecraft designed to send a six-wheeled rover vehicle to Mars in 2020 suffered an ‘unexpected’ fracture during a structural test this month, causing the space agency to build a replacement ...

China's Shenzhou 11 manned space capsule returns to Earth

China's Shenzhou 11 manned space capsule returns to Earth

China's Shenzhou 11 space capsule landed safely in the northern region of Inner Mongolia on Friday with two astronauts aboard, state media said, completing the country's longest manned space mission to date.

Spacecraft finds building blocks for life in a comet

Spacecraft finds building blocks for life in a comet

Scientists for the first time have directly detected key organic compounds in a comet, bolstering the notion ...

Rocket blasts off on mission seeking life on Mars

Rocket blasts off on mission seeking life on Mars

Two robotic spacecraft on Monday began a seven-month journey to Mars as part of a European-Russian unmanned space mission to sniff out leads to life on the Red Planet.

Europe, Russia embark on search for life on Mars

Europe, Russia embark on search for life on Mars

Europe and Russia are set to launch an unmanned spacecraft Monday to smell Mars' atmosphere for gassy evidence that life once existed on the Red Planet, or may do so still.