14 September 2011, 11:03 AM ET
Former Shuttle Cdr. Charles Bolden reveals NASA's plans for a new as the Space Launch System (SLS) – based on a heavy-lift rocket bigger than the Saturn V – that could take crews to Mars, asteroids, back to the Moon, and beyond.
14 September 2011, 10:16 AM ET
Deep space manned exploration just moved a little closer to reality with the announcement of that development is beginning on the new Space Launch System (SLS). The first developmental flight is targeted for end of 2017.
14 September 2011, 09:31 AM ET
From the mighty Saturn 5 to NASA's new Space Launch System, see how the biggest rockets on Earth compare.
13 September 2011, 03:48 PM ET
Alliant TechSystems in Utah is forging ahead with their Heavy Lift Vehicle (HLV) booster based on the cancelled, Shuttle-derived Ares rocket. ATK VP (and former Shuttle Cdr.) Charlie Precourt explains why. Producer/Editor: Steve Spaleta
12 September 2011, 04:38 PM ET
The capsule will be the first space-tested version of NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.
10 September 2011, 01:48 PM ET
NASA launched two gravity probes toward the moon today. Mars is next.
19 August 2011, 09:28 PM ET
Check out a galaxy that glows green from within, a big splash at NASA and Stephen Colbert goes nuts for space.
28 July 2011, 05:53 PM ET
The subpoena orders NASA to hand over documents on the new Space Launch System heavy-lift rocket.
26 July 2011, 03:03 PM ET
Despite its huge size, the giant asteroid Pallas is only visible in telescopes this week.
22 July 2011, 06:00 AM ET
The end of the NASA's space shuttle era is also the end for thousands of workers who have spent decades working in the program.
21 July 2011, 08:00 AM ET
Atlantis will be prepped for retirement at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.
21 July 2011, 01:40 AM ET
The space shuttle program is ending, changing the day-to-day lives of many NASA employees.
19 July 2011, 02:04 PM ET
After NASA retires its space shuttles, what will happen to the agency's astronaut corps?
15 July 2011, 04:58 PM ET
SPACE.com's Tariq Malik and Elmo converse about living in space, shuttle launches, and NASA's asteroid bound future.
12 July 2011, 06:01 PM ET
Jim Maser talks about the end of the shuttle era, and what comes next for NASA and the aerospace industry.
12 July 2011, 02:20 PM ET
NASA chief Charlie Bolden accepted responsibility for the delays and said a decision is coming soon.
10 July 2011, 08:41 AM ET
Obama says NASA's last space shuttle launch ends an era, exploration never-ending.
08 July 2011, 05:10 PM ET
While private commercial companies rush to get their spaceship designs done and "human-rated," NASA is forging ahead with its own next generation capsule: the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle. Here's a look inside.
08 July 2011, 09:15 AM ET
The future of human spaceflight remains bright in both the public and private sectors, Charlie Bolden said.
07 July 2011, 10:00 PM ET
Nearly 1 million people are expected to watch NASA try to launch Atlantis on the last space shuttle mission.
06 July 2011, 03:03 PM ET
A House-proposed NASA budget bill would scrap the James Webb Space Telescope.
18 June 2011, 01:25 AM ET
NASA's initial new heavy-lift rocket design includes side-mounted solid rocket boosters.
13 June 2011, 05:52 PM ET
NASA and the European Space Agency have picked the experiments for a new Mars lander that will launch toward the Red Planet in 2016.
01 June 2011, 10:35 AM ET
There are a great many wonders to see in the night sky. A telescope is your magic carpet, your time machine and much more.
29 May 2011, 09:30 AM ET
Endeavour will perform an unprecedented test of a new laser-based docking technology.
25 May 2011, 02:09 PM ET
NASA has unveiled the design of its next-generation spaceship, the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV). But don't get used to that clunky name; we'll be calling it something else soon enough.
25 May 2011, 07:44 AM ET
Inside look at the technology, testing and potential of the multi-purpose crew vehicle and its Orion capsule.
13 May 2011, 04:33 PM ET
The NEEMO 15 support team is conducting engineering tests at the Aquarius undersea laboratory.
11 May 2011, 11:20 AM ET
NASA's Dawn spacecraft took its first photo of its target asteroid, Vesta.
11 May 2011, 01:56 AM ET
See photos from the test launch of NASA's Ares 1 rocket for Orion spaceships.
10 May 2011, 04:25 PM ET
Preparations are underway on the ocean floor off the coast of Florida to get ready for NASA's NEEMO 15 mission in October.
09 May 2011, 08:49 AM ET
Next stop, somewhere beyond Earth's orbit.
05 April 2011, 11:40 AM ET
NASA's ambitions for deep space missions by astronauts needs more life science research.
01 April 2011, 06:46 PM ET
Now is a good time to see the Big Dipper stars and constellation Ursa Major.
22 March 2011, 04:33 PM ET
The Orion vehicle is slated to begin operational flights in 2016.
22 March 2011, 01:57 PM ET
A look at NASA's Orion space capsule, which could carry astronauts to the moon, asteroids and other deep-space locales. The first test flight of the spacecraft is scheduled for 2013.