The Orion spacecraft's lunar flyby Monday (Nov. 21) delivered a celestial Thanksgiving treat a few days early, as its cameras caught the distant Earth setting behind our moon.
NASA is assessing the damage Artemis 1 left behind after the huge Space Launch System rocket lifted off on Nov. 16, but officials emphasize everything is manageable for future missions.
Most of the Artemis 1 cubesats have checked in as the Orion spacecraft looped around the moon, but a few still have not phoned home after launch.
ABL Space Systems' RS1 rocket is possibly targeting a launch Monday (Nov. 21) following an abort last week during engine ignition. The rocket was otherwise healthy.
SpaceX launched the Eutelsat 10B communications satellite to space Tuesday (Nov. 22) to serve air and sea traffic.
From sea to the stratosphere, Space Perspective aims to give high-altitude balloon tourists a flexible launching point to see the blackness of space and the curve of Earth.
Watch the Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft during its moon journey, or download the tracking information for use in data visualizations or other applications.
China launched its 53rd rocket of 2022 on Wednesday (Nov. 16), bringing it three launches shy of tying the record 56 liftoffs the country set last year.
NASA's chief scientist said the Artemis 1 launch of Wednesday (Nov. 16) will swiftly change science across the solar system, with studies in radiation and sustainability also helping Earthlings.
Vice President Kamala Harris, who is also chair of the National Space Council, wished NASA and its partners well as Artemis 1 flies towards the moon.
NASA's Artemis 1 launch to the moon streaks to space in a view from a weather satellite, which spotted the Space Launch System's water trail after liftoff Wednesday (Nov. 16).
"Artemis Ascending" will use virtual reality to let participants feel like they're beside the Artemis 1 mission as it lifts off no earlier than Wednesday (Nov. 16).
AST SpaceMobile's BlueWalker 3 satellite unveiled an array that is about the same size as a small apartment, to provide high-speed communications from orbit.
NASA aerospace engineer Sabrina Thompson's "Girl in Space" organization is building an in-vehicle flight suit designed for women first. It will be tested in a Mars analog next year.
Last week's Blood Moon total lunar eclipse was visible over the Artemis 1 rocket on Nov. 8, making for an epic view of the mission's eventual destination.
SpaceX launched two heavy telecom satellites for Intelsat on Saturday (Nov. 12), using a Falcon 9 rocket flying on its record-tying 14th mission.
Reference The Geminid meteor shower peaks the night of Dec. 13-14. Our guide tells you the best times and places to see the Geminids (no equipment necessary).
Reference NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission will drop off pieces of asteroid Bennu, a carbon-rich rock from our early solar system, in 2023. The spacecraft will then study asteroid Apophis in 2029.
LOFTID soared into space and back again Thursday (Nov. 10), safely splashing down in the Pacific Ocean on a crucial test of aeroshell technology for eventual human Mars missions.
Reference The legacy of Arecibo's nearly 60 years of astronomy research is strong, even after its loss in a dramatic 2020 collapse.
Residents and municipal officials in a small Canadian town are asking SpaceRyde, which is building a small rocket, to stop engine testing in their community.
Space tourism company Virgin Galactic may be sued by shareholders, a media report suggests, while Virgin Orbit is bleeding cash ahead of its first launch from the United Kingdom.
NASA astronaut Josh Cassada voted in the U.S. midterms from a bunk bed aboard the International Space Station, joining an elite cadre of people who cast their ballots from orbit.