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International Space Station

In this handout photo provided by NASA, The Soyuz TMA-11M rocket is launched with Expedition 38 Soyuz Commander Mikhail Tyurin of Roscosmos, Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio of NASA and Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency onboard, on November 7, 2013, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Olympic Torch Blasts Into Space For 1st Spacewalk

A Russian rocket soared into the cosmos Thursday carrying the Sochi Olympic torch and three astronauts to the International Space Station ahead of the first-ever spacewalk for the symbol of peace.

11/07/2013

"Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" (credit: 20th Century Fox)

Obama Administration Rejects Petition To Build A ‘Death Star’

The Obama administration will not be starting a new “Star Wars” defense initiative.

01/13/2013

AlterG, Anti-Gravity Treadmill (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: Anti-Gravity Treadmill

A new device doesn’t repeal the laws of physics, but it does un-weight you while you run on the treadmill. It’s helping both injured athletes and orthopedic surgery patients get moving again.

09/16/2011

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is seen prior to launch on its final mission at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida - Apr 29, 2011 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Shelton Students’ Science Experiment Going To Space On Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Flight

The science experiment is on board, but Friday’s launch has been scrubbed because of a heater failure. NASA has not yet set a firm date for the next launch attempt.

04/29/2011

Rendering of Space Shuttle at Intrepid - Image Courtesy Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

NYC Hopes For Space Shuttle Landing On Hudson River

The space shuttle landed in Florida today but New York City hopes another will land alongside its aircraft carrier sometime in the future.

03/09/2011