[MOJAVE, CALIFORNIA] A Virgin Galactic rocket plane on Friday soared to the edge of space with a test passenger for the first time, nudging British billionaire Richard Branson's company closer to...

[WASHINGTON] British billionaire Richard Branson plans to travel to space within the next four or five months aboard his own Virgin Galactic spaceship, he told AFP Thursday.

[WASHINGTON] The US space agency on Thursday announced nine private companies, mostly start-ups, that will bid on US$2.6 billion in contacts to build spacecraft to carry payloads to the Moon as...

[PASADENA] Cheers and applause erupted at Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Monday as a waist-high unmanned lander, called InSight, touched down on Mars, capping a nearly seven-year journey...