During a NASA simulated week-long tabletop exercise, experts had six hypothetical months to use their technological prowess to prevent an asteroid from crashing into Earth. They failed.
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is kicking off an auction for a seat on the company’s first crew spaceflight — a short Shepard-like hop launched by a rocket named New Shepard. The Texas liftoff is targeted for July 20, the date of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
The largest section of the rocket that launched the main module of China's first permanent space station into orbit is expected to plunge back to Earth as early as Saturday at an unknown location.
The wine is out of this world. The price is appropriately stratospheric.
The month of May brings about several celestial events, including a meteor shower and the first total supermoon eclipse since 2019.
SpaceX safely returned four astronauts from the International Space Station on Sunday, making the first U.S. crew splashdown in darkness since the Apollo 8 moonshot.
Vice President Kamala Harris announced Saturday that she will accept her role to lead the National Space Council and further the county’s mission in space exploration.
The Crew-1 astronauts were expected to begin their journey home on Friday. But for the second time, weather was the reason for keeping them in space a little bit longer. Now, we know when Crew-1 is expected back home.
The lunar phase of the moon will resemble a taco on May 4, and Taco Bell will give fans a free crunchy taco to mark the occasion.
Former Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson has been confirmed by the United States Senate to lead NASA, becoming the 14th administrator. He succeeds Jim Bridenstine, a Republican from Oklahoma.
Michael Collins was part of the three-member crew on Apollo 11, the first lunar landing mission in 1969, alongside Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
The astronauts flying SpaceX back to Earth this weekend urged boaters to stay safe by staying away from their capsule’s splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico.
The video, captured by Mike Cohea on April 26 in Jamestown, Rhode Island, shows the supermoon, known as the Pink Moon, shining over the Newport Bridge.
There are now a total of 11 astronauts on the space station.
The Falcon 9 rocket thundered into the morning sky from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:49 a.m. ET.
Photos from across Central Florida are pouring in of the SpaceX Crew-2 launch.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off just before 6 a.m., cutting a bright path through the predawn sky. The booster's expanding exhaust plume was illuminated by the rising sun, leaving a dazzling display in the sky for several minutes that was visible for hundreds of miles across Florida.
NASA’s Mars rover, Perseverance, extracted oxygen from the red planet’s atmosphere for the first time, making it the first device to isolate the element on another planet.
This Pink Moon will be the first of two supermoons in 2021.
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has successfully completed its first flight on Mars. Ingenuity will open new possibilities and will spark questions for the future about what we could accomplish with an aerial explorer.