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NASA is the space agency run by the United States to oversee American space exploration, research and technology. NASA, or the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, was founded in 1958 as a civilian agency for U.S. space exploration. Prior to 1958, the agency's progenitor was known as the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. NASA develops, builds and launches missions to study the Earth, moon and sun, as well as the entire solar system and beyond. The agency has its headquarters in Washington D.C., with major centers in Florida (the Kennedy Space Center for launches) and Houston (the Johnson Space Center, home of the astronaut corps). Other centers are spread across the country for scientific research, test flights and spacecraft manufacturing. NASA's current chief is Administrator Jim Bridenstine, who is leading the agency's mission of returning astronauts to the moon and sending them on to Mars. See the latest NASA news.
How to watch SpaceX launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on March 2.
Four new astronauts are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on March 2 as part of NASA's SpaceX Crew-8 mission.
Read the latest news about SpaceX's Crew-8 mission to the International Space Station for NASA.
The James Webb Space Telescope investigated low-mass galaxies from the early universe, finding most of these dwarf galaxies' light drove a vital phase of cosmic evolution.
Space.com's image of the day rounds up the most awe-inspiring space photos right here, with a new image everyday.
The Greenbank Telescope could join NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar for planetary defense.
Intuitive Machines just made the first U.S. landing on the moon in 52 years. NASA astronaut Tracy C. Dyson says the daring mission will help Artemis lunar crews later in the 2020s.
The Canadian Space Agency has five menu items planned for the Artemis 2 moon mission that will lift off no earlier than September 2025.
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