Move over, Felix Baumgartner. Alan Eustace, a senior vice president at Google, rode a balloon more than 25 miles up, then cut the cord.
The X-37B, a classified reusable space plane being developed by the U.S. Air Force, has broken its own record for endurance. This week it surpassed the previous mission of 469 days in orbit.
NASA is upgrading smartphones on space satellites called SPHERES with 3D-sensing Android smartphones developed by Google.
The prototype smartphone will be used to help develop autonomous flying robots
The robot aboard the International Space station is going to get new robotic apendages specially designed for zero gravity.