space travel


WATCH LIVE: SpaceX launch and landing attempt

PUBLISHED Mon, August 14, 2017 - 6:45am EDT

A Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon spacecraft is scheduled to take off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 12:31 p.m. ET. The spacecraft will deliver critical cargo to and from the International Space Station (ISS) for NASA. After the launch, the rocket's first-stage will attempt to land at SpaceX's Landing Zone 1 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.




More Updates

 1 yr   RAW VIDEO: Expedition blasts off from Baikonur for the ISS

              The latest journey to the International Space Station took off from Kazahkstan on Thursday. The Expedition 48 crew members are NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of Russian space agency Roscosmos, and astronaut Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. They will spend four months in space, with their return planned for October.

  Kazahkstan        16 UPDATES


 1 yr   RAW VIDEO: NASA tests the motor of the largest, most powerful booster in the world

              NASA tests the motor of the largest, most powerful booster in the world for its new deep space rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). According to NASA, the SLS and the Orion spacecraft will launch astronauts on missions to explore destinations on the journey to Mars.

  Florida        16 UPDATES


 1 yr   NASA’s Kepler mission discovers 1,284 new planets, marking single largest finding

              NASA's Kepler mission has verified the existence of 1,284 new planets, marking the single largest finding of planets to date.The newly-discovered planets include 9 that are rocky planets like Earth and orbit in their sun's habitable zone, which means they could theoretically be home to life. Only 12 such planets had been discovered to date, and the new discoveries raise that figure to 21.

  Space        16 UPDATES


 1 yr   Mercury makes rare transit across sun’s face

              Tiny Mercury, the solar system's innermost planet, sailed across the face of the sun on Monday in a celestial event that occurs about once every decade as Earth and its smaller neighboring planet align in space.

  World        16 UPDATES


 1 yr   SpaceX lands Falcon 9 rocket on ocean platform for 1st time

              Private spaceflight company SpaceX has successfully landed its first-stage booster rocket on an ocean platform in the Atlantic Ocean, marking just the second time that a reusable rocket has been safely brought back to Earth. (more) Read More

  Atlantic Ocean        16 UPDATES



Happening Now

4 people found dead at home in Ryerson, Ontario

Vehicle strikes security barrier near the White House

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens indicted for invasion of privacy

Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce to resign over misconduct allegation

Florida Amber Alert: Juliet Odierna abducted from Cape Coral


Listen to "BNO News - Breaking News Radio" on Spreaker.


Just want the important news? Sign up now for the fastest email alerts from BNO News. Click here to get started!


4 people found dead at home in Ryerson, Ontario

Florida Amber Alert: Juliet Odierna abducted from Cape Coral

Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School on lockdown

Mary Rose Keadjuk: Missing woman found dead after 27 years

Suicide bomber attacks U.S. embassy in Montenegro


Trump blocks release of Democratic memo on Russia probe

Strong earthquake hits northeast Taiwan, killing at least 2

British court upholds arrest warrant against Julian Assange

‘Glee’ star Mark Salling found dead in apparent suicide

Canadian billionaire and wife were murdered, police say