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April 01, 2020
NASA call for astronauts draws 12,000 spaceflight hopefuls
Who wants to be an astronaut? More than 12,000 people do, resulting in NASA's second-largest group of astronaut hopefuls.
March 19, 2020
Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden, who circled moon, dies at 88
Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden, who circled the moon alone in 1971 while his two crewmates test-drove the first lunar rover, ...
March 12, 2020
Europe, Russia postpone joint rover mission to Mars
The European Space Agency and Russia's Roscosmos said Thursday they are postponing a planned joint mission to Mars until ...
March 09, 2020
SpaceX's 20th station shipment arrives with candy, science
A SpaceX cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Monday, delivering the company's 20th batch of gear and ...
March 07, 2020
Hundreds attend service for NASA pioneer Katherine Johnson
Three black astronauts joined hundreds of other mourners Saturday at a memorial service for pioneering African American ...
March 07, 2020
SpaceX launches station supplies, nails 50th rocket landing
SpaceX successfully launched another load of station supplies for NASA late Friday night and nailed its 50th rocket landing.
March 05, 2020
Meet Perseverance: Mars rover gets name ahead of July launch
NASA's next Mars rover finally has a name. Perseverance, a six-wheeled robotic explorer, will blast off this summer to ...
February 28, 2020
Boeing blames incomplete testing for astronaut capsule woes
Boeing acknowledged Friday it failed to conduct full and adequate software tests before the botched space debut of its ...
February 27, 2020
Satellite almost on empty gets new life after space docking
A communication satellite almost out of fuel has gotten a new life after the first space docking of its kind.
February 25, 2020
Pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies
Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated rocket trajectories and earth orbits for NASA’s early space missions and ...
February 24, 2020
Mars lander confirms quakes, even aftershocks on red planet
NASA's newest Mars lander has confirmed that quakes and even aftershocks are regularly jolting the red planet.
February 20, 2020
'Black in Space' looks at final frontier of civil rights
In 1959, Ronald Erwin McNair walked into a South Carolina library. The 9-year-old aspiring astronaut wanted to check out a ...
February 18, 2020
SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists into super high orbit
SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end of next year. The private company is ...
February 14, 2020
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even ...
February 12, 2020
Record-setting astronaut feels good after near year in space
NASA's new record-setting astronaut said Wednesday that aside from sore muscles and trouble with balance, she's readjusting ...
February 10, 2020
Solar Orbiter blasts off to capture 1st look at sun's poles
Europe and NASA's Solar Orbiter rocketed into space Sunday night on an unprecedented mission to capture the first pictures ...
February 06, 2020
NASA's record-setting Koch, crewmates safely back from space
NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who spent nearly 11 months in orbit to set a record for the longest spaceflight by a woman, ...
January 29, 2020
Astronaut craves salsa and surf after record 11 months aloft
After nearly 11 months in orbit, the astronaut holding the record for the longest spaceflight by a woman can't wait to dig ...
January 25, 2020
Spacewalking astronauts plug leak, finish fixing detector
Spacewalking astronauts plugged a leak in a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station on Saturday, ...
January 20, 2020
Spacewalking astronauts wrap up battery improvements
A pair of spacewalking astronauts successfully wrapped up battery improvements outside the International Space Station on ...
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