It's the first time a man-made object had ever touched down on a comet.
The ESA's Philae probe has landed on the surface of a comet, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.
NBC's Jane Wells provides the latest details on the crash of Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo spacecraft .
NASA is preparing to launch the Orion spacecraft, its next generation deep-space capsule. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.
The Orion, which may take astronauts to asteroids and Mars, is scheduled for an unmanned test launch on Dec. 4.
NASA's Orion spacecraft, built by Lockheed Martin will conduct a test flight on Monday night, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
In light of the midterm election, CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at stocks and sectors to watch.
British engineer Rolls-Royce said it would cut 2,600 jobs over the next 18 months, in a battle to reduce costs almost three weeks after a major profit warning.
A probe of the crash of Virgin Galactic's spacecraft will study why the co-pilot prematurely unlocked a tail section of the ship during a test flight.
“This is not the end of commercial space flight.” So said former astronaut Tom Henricks on “Closing Bell.”
CNBC's Jane Wells reports details of Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo's crash investigation.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest details on the crash of Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo spacecraft. Wells says the NTSB may have its first clue as to what caused the breakup.
The head of the federal agency said on Sunday the Virgin Galactic passenger spaceship appears to have broken apart in flight.
Virgin Galactic allegedly ignored warnings its passenger spaceship, which crashed Friday, wasn't safe, U.K. newspaper The Telegraph reported.
Richard Branson said he was determined to find out what caused a spaceship being developed by his tourism company to crash during a test flight.
A California Highway Patrol spokesperson told CNBC that there was one person killed and a second injured in the Virgin Galactic accident.
After Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed, James Oberg, NBC space analyst, says the first step of investigators should be to create a timeline of events.
The "Closing Bell" crew discusses the potential impact to Virgin Galactic after its SpaceShipTwo crash, and the risks associated with space tourism.
Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo went up on a test flight Friday morning, and exploded in flight. Virgin Group co-founder Richard Branson is flying immediately to Mojave to be with the team.
Former senior NTSB investigator Greg Feith, provides insight into how the NTSB will proceed with its investigation into the crash of Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo.
The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.
A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.