NASA successfully demonstrated Tuesday the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety during an emergency during launch.
NASA’s Orion spacecraft is scheduled to undergo a design test Tuesday morning of the capsule’s launch abort system (LAS), which is a rocket-powered tower on top of the crew module built to very quickly get astronauts safely away from their launch vehicle if there is a problem during ascent.
SpaceX launched the STP-2 mission at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
April Rocco, local mixed media artist in Cocoa Village, brings a unique style of artwork to the Space Coast. Rocco is a second generation native Floridian, who grew up in Daytona Beach. She has always had a passion for drawing and she found an interest in painting when she became a scenic painter in 1996 in Orlando.
In June 1969, just a month before liftoff, the Apollo 11 astronauts continued training at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for their mission.
Melbourne Central Catholic won the Class 5A State Championship in baseball on Thursday after defeating Cardinal Gibbons 6-3 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers.
NASA astronaut Christina Hammock Koch posted this image of Earth taken from aboard the International Space Station.
Fisherman Greg Vella posted on Facebook Jaws-like photos of a 4,500-pound great white shark that he said he found dead with a large turtle stuck in its mouth.
The 2019 Melbourne Air & Space Show will feature the North American debut of the U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II Demo Team when it returns to Orlando-Melbourne International Airport this weekend.
SpaceX successfully launched Crew Dragon’s first demonstration mission Saturday morning from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft is vertical and set for a 2:49 a.m. EST Saturday launch to the International Space Station on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Dramatic atmospheric features in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere are captured in this view from NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
Astronomers call it “the moon that shouldn’t be there.” After several years of analysis, a team of planetary scientists using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has at last come up with an explanation for a mysterious moon around Neptune that they discovered with Hubble in 2013.
An Australian photographer has captured terrifying images of a great white shark that came within inches of his hand as he attempted to get the best shots.
A long time member of the Florida Aquatic Combined Team, Cederlund, a truly iconic Masters swimmer and inspiration to us all as we age, was a great swimmer in her youth and returned to competition in the late 1980s.
Zundra Feagin, now Dr. Zundra Aubrey, won seven individual state track titles as a sprinter at Cocoa High School.
The December 2018 close approach by the large, near-Earth asteroid 2003 SD220 has provided astronomers an outstanding opportunity to obtain detailed radar images of the surface and shape of the object and to improve the understanding of its orbit.
On Sunday, December 23rd at 5:51 a.m. PST, SpaceX successfully launched the United States Air Force’s first Global Positioning System III space vehicle (SV) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
Some night skies are serene and passive — others shimmer and flash. The later, in the form of auroras and meteors, haunted skies over the island of Kvaløya, near Tromsø Norway on 2009 December 13. This 30 second long exposure records a shimmering auroral glow gently lighting the wintery coastal scene.
NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft completed its 1.2 billion-mile (2 billion-kilometer) journey to arrive at the asteroid Bennu Monday. The spacecraft executed a maneuver that transitioned it from flying toward Bennu to operating around the asteroid.