By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
The good news is that NASA is working to eke out more time in this summer's launch opportunity, now lasting until at least Aug. 15. The chance to fly to Mars comes up only every 26 months, when Earth and…
By Kevin Freking, Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
With just 16 minutes to go in the countdown, the launch was scrubbed because of the danger of lightning.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
SpaceX became the first private company ever to launch humans into Earth's orbit when its Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule took off from Kennedy Space Center on Saturday carrying two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.
The Dragon’s clean lines and minimalist interior, with touchscreens instead of a mess of switches and knobs, make even the space shuttles seem yesteryear.
It’s the sixth flight of an X-37B, a solar-powered plane that's flown by remote control without a crew. Officials aren't saying how long the spacecraft will remain in orbit this time or the purpose of the mission.
By PBS NewsHour
NASA researchers and scientists are familiar with working “remotely” from millions of miles away, literally, and the global pandemic has now forced most to adapt to working from home. But how are NASA employees who are monitoring the Mars Rover…
By Associated Press
Ingenuity, the name submitted by Vaneeza Rupani, was selected for the 4 pound (1.8 kilograms) solar-powered helicopter, NASA said in a statement on Wednesday.
The explosion was so large it carved out a crater in the hot gas that could hold 15 Milky Ways.
By Amna Nawaz
After spending nearly 11 months in orbit aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth Thursday, parachuting into Kazakhstan with two crewmates aboard a Soviet Soyuz capsule. Koch set a record for the single longest female stay…
NASA is pulling the plug on one of its great observatories -- the Spitzer Space Telescope -- after 16 years of scanning the universe with infrared eyes.
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