For the first time in history, NASA astronauts have launched from American soil in a commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft on its way to the International Space Station. The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley lifted off at 3:22 p.m. EDT Saturday on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Read more
New research from NASA may have solved one of the most prevalent astronomy puzzles in recent years. Continue reading
A team of scientists have finally returned to civilization after completing a NASA-funded isolation experiment to simulate life on Mars. Continue reading
IN SPACE (SEPTEMBER 2, 2017) (NASA TV) – NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and two crewmates made a parachute touchdown in Kazakhstan on Sunday (September 3), capping a career-total 665 days in orbit, a U.S. record. Continue reading
NASA astronaut Jack Fischer has shared stunning time-lapse images of the aurora borealis he captured from the International Space Station on June 26 and shared on Sunday. Continue reading
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (MAY 07, 2017) (DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) – The U.S. military’s experimental X-37B space plane landed on Sunday (May 7) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, completing a classified mission that lasted nearly two years, the Air Force said.
Former U.S. astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at age 82, the U.S. space agency says.
Former U.S. astronaut and Senator John Glenn dies at age 95 at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, the Columbus Dispatch newspaper reported. Continue reading
NASA scientists are putting the finishing touches on a spacecraft designed to rendezvous with Asteroid Bennu in 2018 to find clues about the origins of life.
NASA scientist Philip Lubin is working on perfecting laser technology that could propel a light spacecraft to Mars in as little as three days.