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.
The six Mars500 crew members completed their 520-day mock mission on Nov. 4.
Orion is one of the most recognizable constellations in the sky for its likeness to a hunter with a bow and arrow.
After a simulated 520-day journey to Mars, six volunteer astronauts have emerged from isolation.
NASA will recycle launch equipment for its new heavy-lift rocket.
The crew of the Mars500 project is set to "return" home this week.
How to fly a human mission to a Near Earth Asteroid. This video was created before NASA'S Constellation program was cancelled. But it could be flown with new generation private or government vehicles.
See amazing views of asteroid 21 Lutetia from the July 2010 flyby of Europe's Rosetta probe.
Asteroid Lutetia is the first space rock thought to have a hot, molten metal core, scientists say.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope exposes the depths of this dusty nebula with its infrared vision, showing stellar infants that are lost behind dark clouds when viewed in visible light in this cool space wallpaper.
Final selections for NASA's next astronaut class will be made in 2013.
The U.S. needs a way to get to low-Earth orbit as soon as possible, Neil Armstrong and Gene Cernan said.
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne president Jim Maser speaks to SPACE.com about NASA's Space Launch System.
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee faced tough choices in drafting the NASA spending bill.
NASA is looking at adapting the structure for its next-generation heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System.
SPACE.com asked several experts, analysts and industry members about their thoughts on NASA's Space Launch System.
NASA's new rocket marks a switch back to liquid propellants.
See how NASA's new mega rocket, the Space Launch System, measures up for deep space missions in this SPACE.com infographic.