NASA stacked its Orion capsule atop a Space Launch System megarocket yesterday (Oct. 20), notching a major milestone for the agency and its Artemis program of crewed lunar exploration.
NASA's Artemis program aims to put astronauts on the moon's south pole in 2024. The program is part of an international effort to build a sustainable human presence on the lunar surface. See the latest news about the Artemis program here.
A precious cargo has arrived at Kennedy Space Center in Florida from Europe this week: The Europe-built service module that in 2023 will power the first human mission to the moon since Apollo.
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson is confident the agency's human spaceflight future is bright, despite the inherent difficulty of the endeavor and some challenging international issues.
NASA is reorganizing its human spaceflight office, a move the agency believes will aid its push to put boots on the moon and Mars.
The ice-hunting Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) will land just west of Nobile Crater, which sits near the moon's south pole, NASA officials announced today (Sept. 20).
NASA is awarding a total of $146 million to five American companies to aid the development of crewed moon landers, agency officials announced Tuesday (Sept. 14).
We now know which companies hitch a ride to the moon with Spaceflight Inc. as part of a robotic lunar landing mission by Intuitive Machines in 2022.
NASA has cut a 10 cent check to space startup Lunar Outpost in the first-ever payment to a company to mine the moon.
NASA's plan to "reboot" human exploration of the moon will get kick-started soon by a spacecraft the size of a microwave oven.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he may be able to launch the company's new Starship to the moon for NASA "probably sooner" than the agency's 2024 target
A Houston-based company that NASA selected to ferry upcoming lunar experiments to the moon has hired SpaceX to launch its lunar landing mission.
While NASA has yet to launch an Artemis mission to the moon, the agency is already doing engine testing for far-future missions.
Because of anticipated delays in spacesuit development, it is "not feasible" for NASA to land humans on the moon by the agency's hopeful deadline of 2024, a report has found.
Blue Origin's protest against NASA's decision to not hire the company to build its next human moon lander has been shut down by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).
The public has voted to honor Apollo 13 engineer Arturo Campos on board NASA's first mission to fly to the moon and back in more than 50 years, Artemis 1.
Behind the scenes, NASA's Artemis program relies on Commercial Lunar Payload Services partners to deliver science equipment to the moon.