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Ahead of the Artemis 3 lunar landing mission, hardware from SpaceX's Starship was used to simulate dockings with NASA's Orion crew capsule. The two will rendezvous above the moon.
Richard "Dick" Truly, who was one of the first astronauts to fly on the space shuttle and later led NASA as administrator, has died at the age of 86.
Using the James Webb Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered how massive stars sculpt planetary systems and stunt planet birth with bombardments of harsh radiation.
SpaceX launched 23 Starlink satellites from Florida on Leap Day (Feb. 29) after postponing a Crew-8 astronaut launch for NASA.
The space station has a leak at the aft end of the Russian Zvezda service module where the nation's Progress spacecraft dock to the orbital lab, NASA officials said on Wednesday (Feb. 28).
The Artemis 2 moon astronauts went to the Pacific Ocean this month to practice splashdown operations alongside NASA and the U.S. Navy. The footage is incredible.
NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps was supposed to fly to space in 2018, but it didn't happen. It took two more tries to get her assigned to SpaceX Crew-8, launching as soon as March 2.
SpaceX's first astronaut launch of 2024 will lift off nearly 48 hours later than planned due to weather concerns, NASA says.
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