Want to name Pluto’s two tiniest moons? Then you’ll need to dig deep into mythology.
Schoolchildren joined NASA managers and relatives of the lost crew of space shuttle Columbia on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedy and remember the seven astronauts who died.
NASA is teaming up with the European Space Agency to get astronauts beyond Earth’s orbit.
The two men who will spend an entire year together aboard the International Space Station are already bracing for a challenging mission.
A NASA spacecraft has confirmed there’s ice at Mercury’s north pole.
A former space shuttle commander whose twin brother is married to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will attempt the longest spaceflight ever by an American.
Accompanied by astronauts and shuttle workers, Atlantis made a slow, solemn journey to retirement Friday, the last space shuttle to orbit the world and the last to leave NASA’s nest.
The last of NASA’s space shuttles to fly, Atlantis, is the last to move to its new retirement home, just 10 miles away at Kennedy Space Center’s main tourist site. A look at each of the shuttles in the order they flew, including the test model.
Now that the dust has settled in the New Mexico desert where supersonic skydiver “Fearless Felix” Baumgartner landed safely on his feet, researchers are exhilarated over the possibility his exploit could someday help save the lives of pilots and space travelers in a disaster.
A commercial cargo ship rocketed into orbit Sunday in pursuit of the International Space Station, the first of a dozen supply runs under a mega-contract with NASA.