NASA launched its Orion space capsule on Friday in an unmanned flight that orbited the Earth twice. The spacecraft could bring humans back to the moon, and potentially Mars.
A U.S. spaceship designed to one day fly astronauts toMars blasted off on Friday for an unmanned trial run around Earth.
President Obama will announce his choice of former Pentagon official Ash Carter to be his next secretary of defense on Friday, the White House said.
Thursday's planned maiden voyage was scrubbed after delays caused booster rocket fuel valves to get cold and sluggish.
The launch of NASA's Orion capsule on a test flight around Earth was delayed after a last-minute technical problem with its rocket.
After NASA scrubbed the launch for Orion's test flight today, CNBC's Jane Wells explains what was riding on the unmanned mission.
The unmanned Orion mission has been canceled for today and will be attempted again tomorrow morning, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest from Cape Canaveral where the launch of the Orion spacecraft has been delayed.
CNBC's Phil Han tracks the historic launch of the new NASA Orion spacecraft.
NASA's unmanned spacecraft is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base at 7:05a.m. ET and is the first step on a journey to take humans farther in space than ever before, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Orion is "a 'BFD.' If you don't know what that is, then I'll let somebody else explain it to you," says NASA's administrator.
As the U.S. economy settles into tepid growth, investors should buy stocks whose revenues are not dependent on the economic cycle, history shows.
The sudden departure of UTX CEO had investors scratching their heads and wondering whether it created an opportunity to buy the stock.
Lockheed Martin wants to use its unmanned helicopter--the K-Max--as a firefighting tool. Check out the drone in action in video courtesy of Lockheed.
The US Air Force just completed an initiative to convert all of its bases from military-specific grade jet fuel to a civilian grade.
Airbus is hoping to patent a new plane that looks more like a doughnut or flying saucer than the usual passenger plane.
KLM is partnering with Airbnb for a contest to win the chance to spend a night in an "aircraft loft" in Amsterdam.
The European Space Agency made history Wednesday when it landed a robotic probe on a comet. Watch the ESA control room react to the good news.
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.
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.