Alabama has traded the glory of a past moon rocket for the promise of a new launch vehicle on the latest version of its space exploration-themed, specialty license plate.
NASA's last space shuttle mockup still on its astronaut training room floor has landed a new educational mission in Oklahoma.
Two astronauts completed the second-to-last set of battery replacements outside of the International Space Station, advancing a multi-year project to upgrade the power system for the orbiting lab.
The Hubble Space Telescope will be honored on a new golden dollar coin reflecting the innovation embodied by the orbiting observatory and the U.S. state from where it is managed on the ground.
NASA is recognizing one of its "hidden figures" by naming its headquarters in Washington, D.C. after Mary Jackson, the first African American female engineer to work at the space agency.
A new U.S. silver dollar will depict Christa McAuliffe, the first teacher to launch towards space in a way that is representative of all educators.
When ISS astronauts call Earth, they refer to it as "space to ground." For a call they made to Kathy Sullivan, the first astronaut to dive to the deepest point on Earth, a different term was merited.
A rocket booster segment that helped launch the Hubble Space Telescope, the space shuttle Endeavour and John Glenn has arrived back in Florida to lift off with the Space Launch System.
A former NASA astronaut who was the first American woman to walk in space has become the world's first woman to reach the deepest point on Earth.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon has arrived at the International Space Station, both in orbit and on a new postmark.
SpaceX has won NASA's "capture the flag" contest for commercial space companies racing to be the first to launch astronauts to the International Space Station.
A stowaway aboard SpaceX's first mission to launch astronauts to the International Space Station may have set a new record — the most sequins to enter Earth orbit.
The first NASA astronauts to launch from the U.S. since the end of the space shuttle program have named their commercial spacecraft after one of the retired winged orbiters.
The "worm," NASA's former logo that was retired 30 years ago, has taken over the first mission to fly astronauts to orbit from a U.S.-based launchpad in nearly a decade.
A street artist whose portfolio includes multi-story-tall murals and designer toys has ventured into a new genre — space art. As in artwork launched into outer space.
As chronicled in "The Right Stuff," Tom Wolfe's book about the rise of the U.S. human spaceflight program, the nation's original astronauts insisted that a window be added to the Mercury capsule.
The first NASA astronauts to launch from the United States in almost a decade will also be the first American crew in 55 years to lift off wearing spacesuits that lack a mission patch.
What do NASA, Netflix and Ben & Jerry's now have in common? They all have orders to put boots on the moon.
Instead of attending SpaceX's first crewed launch, Adam Savage will help bring the event into the homes of people across the nation on a live simulcast.
As the first NASA astronauts set to launch from American soil in almost a decade, they are laying the foundation for the pre-flight traditions that U.S. commercial spacecraft crews will follow.
The first NASA astronauts to launch atop a Falcon 9 rocket will have more than one new ride designed by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk: a Tesla Model X.
A real astronaut leads the tour of a fictional moon base packed with references to real-life space history in a newly-released video by Apple.
Nickelodeon used its Kids' Choice Awards show broadcast to premiere the first footage of its trademark green slime floating on board the International Space Station.