Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner made a death-defying free fall that could make him the first skydiver to break the sound barrier.
He has broken the record for the highest free fall ever, the fastest free fall and the highest manned balloon ride, according to organizersNASA's most advanced Mars rover, Curiosity, has landed on the Red Planet. The one-ton rover, hanging by ropes from a rocket backpack, touched down onto Mars early in August ended a 36-week flight and begin a two-year investigation
A satellite galaxy or other massive object that passed through the Milky Way 100 million years ago sent shock waves through its many millions of stars that are still reverberating today, a team of Canadian and U.S. physicists has found
June, China's first female astronaut and two other crew members emerged smiling from a capsule that returned safely to Earth on Friday from a 13-day mission to an orbiting module that is a prototype for a future space station
China launched its most ambitious space mission yet, carrying its first female astronaut and two male colleagues in an attempt to dock with an orbiting module and work on board for more than a week.
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft nears the edge of the solar system
Since the discovery of the first extrasolar planet in 1995, astronomers have confirmed the existence of more than 760 planets beyond the solar system, with only four believed to be in a habitable zone.
Russia's Mars probe intended to go one of Mar's moons (Phobos) and extract some soil and return to earth crashes into the earth's atmophere before starting the space journey to Mars.