This futuristic engine could save lots of propellant on interplanetary journeys, perhaps allowing NASA to explore the solar system more efficiently.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope launched in 1990 and has taken some of the most stunning photographs of the universe around us.
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After 31 years in orbit, NASA's magnetosphere-studying mission Geotail has come to end after the spacecraft's final data recorder failed.
NASA's Psyche asteroid mission is targeting an October 2023 launch, after a one-year delay due to software issues.
This detailed image shows the gap opening between the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica and the iceberg that split from it on Saturday (Jan. 21).
Twenty years ago, seven astronauts were returning home when they were lost on space shuttle Columbia. Like 19 others, the STS-107 crew made the ultimate sacrifice in the pursuit of space exploration.
NASA released images of the Boeing Starliner crew capsule resembling R2-D2 while being mated to a new service module ahead of a crewed flight test to the International Space Station.
A micrometeoroid strike on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft in December 2022 has spurred NASA to talk to SpaceX about possibly increasing the shielding on its Crew Dragon capsule.
The small satellite launch company Rocket Lab aced its debut liftoff from American soil on Tuesday (Jan. 24).
While on leave in January 1986, NASA administrator James Beggs turned on the television and spotted icicles on Challenger's launch tower. A day later, seven astronauts lost their lives.
NASA and DARPA announced a collaboration to demonstrate a working nuclear thermal rocket by 2027 with the goal of sending humans to Mars as quickly as possible.
A roadside rocket display that has stood as a welcome sign for drivers entering the state of Alabama is no longer safe to be left standing, according to NASA and the museum charged with its care.
Bad weather has pushed Rocket Lab's first-ever launch from U.S. soil back a day, to Tuesday (Jan. 24).
"There's no question that LBJ's legacy relating to space is under appreciated and undervalued as we look at the history of space exploration."
Frank Rubio and two cosmonaut colleagues may not come home from the International Space Station until late September — six months later than initially planned.
NASA's tiny Ingenuity helicopter flew for the 40th time on Mars Thursday (Jan. 19), covering about 584 feet (178 meters) of ground during a 92-second sortie.
The first U.S. rocket stage to be recovered after its launch, an artifact from Gemini 5, has landed at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Museum, not far from where it lifted off almost 60 years ago.
Two astronauts will conduct the first spacewalk of 2023 on Friday morning (Jan. 20), and you can watch the action live.
On Wednesday (Jan. 18), NASA plans to start moving astronaut Frank Rubio's seat liner from a Russian Soyuz spacecraft over to SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule Endurance.