Latest News About NASA's Space Launch System
NASA has picked the design for its next big rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). This heavy-lift booster will carry humans farther than they've ever been, to an asteroid, Mars and beyond.
Earth has been sending probes to Mars for decades, but some missions stand above the rest.
The latest self-portrait of Curiosity on Mars is an eye-popping Martian sight.
What to look for in the night sky this holiday season.
The constellation and the planet meet in the night sky.
The Grand Canyon in Arizona stands in for Mars for NASA's 2012 Lunar and Planetary Science Academy intern trek.
The European Space Agency will provide the service module for NASA's Orion capsule.
The space agency has likely been holding off until the presidential election was decided.
The space agency will likely continue working to get astronauts to an asteroid by 2025.
Budget issues will probably be a much bigger driver for the space agency, experts say.
Voyages to Pluto, Jupiter and Saturn are possible with NASA's SLS rocket in development.
The Canadian Space Agency may fly its own rover on NASA's Space Launch System when the rocket starts flying in the coming decade.
A new space rock-deflecting scheme proposes that a cloud of paintballs shot into space could knock a dangerous asteroid off a collision course with Earth.
NASA's Orion capsule is being built now for an unmanned launch in 2014.
The constellations Monoceros and Orion appear in spectacular night sky photo.
Newly efficient assembly methods should lower the price of NASA's Space Launch System rocket, officials say.
With visions of exploring of asteroids, plus Mars and its moon Phobos, NASA intends to leave the near-Earth work in the hands of commercial space. This is the US Congress' rationale for developing the Space Launch System.
The outpost would mark the farthest humanity has ever ventured from Earth.
This space wallpaper shows the spectacular star-forming region known as the Flame Nebula, or NGC 2024, in the constellation of Orion (the Hunter) and its surroundings.