NASA has been preparing for Artemis 1 for years and is now in the home stretch. Here's a brief rundown of the major mission milestones to watch for, both before and after its Aug. 29 launch.
A satellite has given us stunning bird's-eye views of NASA's towering Artemis 1 moon rocket, just a few days before the huge vehicle leaves Earth.
SpaceX's Starlink satellite network will start beaming service straight to smartphones next year, if all goes according to plan.
The Boeing Starliner team needs another five weeks or so to address issues that cropped up on a May test flight.
SpaceX's next astronaut launch for NASA has been delayed four days to Oct. 3, an adjustment made to avoid spacecraft traffic coming to and from the International Space Station.
Elon Musk will make a special announcement on Thursday evening (Aug. 25), and you can watch the proceedings live.
Blue Origin plans to launch its next mission to suborbital space next week, but it won't be a crewed affair.
SpaceX's latest Starship Super Heavy booster is back on the launch pad, this time with its full complement of 33 engines.
A private space station that Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and other partners plan to build just cleared a hurdle on its path to orbit.
The Mars helicopter Ingenuity took to the skies on Saturday (Aug. 20) for the first time in more than two months, acing a short hop that was its 30th overall Red Planet sortie.
NASA's historic Artemis 1 mission will launch toward the moon one week from today (Aug. 22), if all goes according to plan.
SpaceX launched another big batch of its Starlink internet satellites to orbit today (Aug. 19) and aced a rocket landing at sea.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule undocked from the International Space Station Friday (Aug. 19) to begin a trip back to Earth.
The Ukrainian government will get access to imagery collected by a commercial constellation of synthetic aperture radar satellites, as well as the full, dedicated services of one of those spacecraft.
The Japanese company Sky Perfect JSat has chosen Starship to launch its Superbird-9 communications satellite to geosynchronous transfer orbit in 2024.
Reference NASA's twin probes, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 have been exploring the cosmos for 45 years. Here, we take a look at some of their best images.
NASA has already identified its top candidate panelists for the UFO study, which is expected to begin this fall and last about nine months.
The Super Heavy prototype Booster 7 fired one of its 33 Raptor engines for 20 seconds on Thursday (Aug. 11).
The first orbital test flight of SpaceX's Starship deep-space transportation vehicle won't get off the ground this month.
The first launch of North Korea's powerful new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) this spring apparently didn't go well after all.
SpaceX launched 52 of its Starlink internet satellites Tuesday night (Aug. 9) on a mission that also featured a rocket landing on a ship at sea.
SpaceX fired up a Super Heavy booster on the launch pad today (Aug. 9) for the first time ever, notching a big milestone in the development of its Starship deep-space transportation system.
Today (Aug. 9), President Joe Biden signed into law the CHIPS Act, which includes a NASA authorization bill — the first one to pass Congress in five years.
NASA is asking people to share their "moon snaps" to celebrate Artemis 1, which is scheduled to launch on an uncrewed mission around the moon no earlier than Aug. 29.
Iran will soon have access to sharp orbital imagery, thanks to a newly launched Russian-built spy satellite.