The head of NASA's science program told Space.com how the agency hopes to pivot the human work to Mars exploration.
NASA's mega moon mission continues pushing for a Monday (Aug. 29) launch opportunity, as the lunar spacecraft gets buttoned up for liftoff.
The chair of the National Space Council will be on site for the scheduled Artemis 1 liftoff to the moon Aug. 29 and will deliver a speech at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
Reference The Artemis 1 mission will use mannequins, cubesats and even Amazon's Alexa to complete a deep space journey lasting more than a month, testing all systems to their limits.
As Artemis 1 prepares for an epic launch toward the moon, NASA and a space law expert discuss the Artemis Accords governing the agency's future missions, alongside international partners.
Astrobotic received NASA funding for its mission to send a rover to the moon and keep operating it after the frigid, two-week-long lunar night.
NASA will launch a dedicated tracking website Sunday (Aug. 28), the day before the moon mission's first liftoff opportunity.
Reference The International Space Station (ISS) is a multi-nation construction project that is the largest single structure humans ever put into space.
Reference Voyager 1 is the first spacecraft to travel beyond the solar system and enter interstellar space. The probe is still exploring the cosmos to this day.
New to image processing? Citizen scientist Judy Schmidt guides Space.com through the basics of creating a spectacular image from raw telescope data.
Hard science fiction author Eric Choi talks about the inspiration behind the stories in his new collection, "Just Like Being There", which draws from many real-life space stories.
Firefly Aerospace is ready to get back to space, the company said, after completing a static fire test before sending its Alpha rocket into space again next month.
An immersive, virtual reality experience will put viewers next to the launch pad as Artemis 1 lifts off for the moon. The mission is scheduled for Aug. 29.
Reference Artemis 3 is a planned landing mission that will put humans on the surface of the moon. It is scheduled to touch down in 2025, assuming previous missions go to plan.
Reference Artemis 2 will launch a crew of astronauts around the moon in a system using the Space Launch System megarocket and Orion spacecraft.
Auroras shone in many polar regions last night following a moderate-sized solar storm. And more might be coming after a more recent sun eruption.
Three mannequins and several biological and radiation experiments will assess the radiation environment near the moon during Artemis 1.
A moderate-sized aurora glowed eerily green within view of the International Space Station crew, following a burst of activity from the sun.
The Artemis 1 Space Launch System is on its way to the moon following its four-mile journey to a Kennedy Space Center launch pad.
The κ-Cygnid meteor shower will reach its maximum on Aug. 18 with a projected peak of three meteors per hour. Luckily, the moon will be in quarter phase for a good show.
Two spacewalkers will head outside the International Space Station Wednesday (Aug. 17) to continue outfitting the European Robotic Arm for operations.
Reference Voyager 2 was the first of twin probes sent to explore our solar system. After reaching interstellar space in 2014 the probe continues to explore the cosmos.
A mountaintop observatory experienced a 'close encounter' in the shape of a cloud that some people associate with UFOs. The real-life explanation is far less alien.
Look for Mars low on the eastern horizon Saturday (Aug. 13) as the Red Planet comes into the evening sky, shining with Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus.