Nasa's NEAR-Shoemaker successfully lands on asteriod 433 Eros.
Astronauts Bursch & Walz set a new U.S. endurance record of 195 days aboard ISS.
The U.S launches STS-114 to the ISS. It was the first shuttle to take flight since Colombia.
The U.S launches New Horizons the first mission to pluto
Astronaut Michael Lopez sets a new U.S record of 215 days on the aboard the ISS
NASA's Phoenix lander touches near Mars' north pole, the first landing in a polar region, and confirms that there is water ice on Mars.
NASA launches the Kepler space observatory to discover Earth like planets orbiting other stars.