NASA is deep into planning the first crewed excursion of the Artemis program as Artemis 1, which surpassed expectations, targets a splashdown and end of mission Sunday (Dec. 11).
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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Snoopy the dog, clad in an orange space suit, can be seen in this image sequence floating weightlessly inside the Orion space capsule.
NASA has built a new rocket and spacecraft to get Artemis astronauts to the moon, and it's developing a new toolkit for them to use on the lunar surface as well.
Artemis 1's Orion capsule is scheduled to return to Earth on Sunday afternoon (Dec. 11), wrapping up its historic mission with a Pacific Ocean splashdown.
Space.com talked with NASA astronaut Stanley Love at Kennedy Space Center during the launch of Artemis 1 to discuss how he and others are working to design a spacecraft cockpit for the digital age.
Artemis 1's uncrewed Orion capsule captured a jaw-dropping view of the moon crossing in front of Earth on Nov. 28, 2022.
NASA's ICON atmosphere-studying satellite, well into an extended mission in space, fell silent on Nov. 25. Troubleshooting is ongoing, but the spacecraft has not responded to calls from home.
There are at least two Human Landing Systems vying for future NASA Artemis missions on the moon, adding on to SpaceX Starship lander approved for Artemis 3 and Artemis 4.
NASA's Apollo 17 mission lifted off on Dec. 7, 1972, sending Gene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt and Ronald Evans toward Earth's nearest neighbor.
NASA's Mars Ingenuity helicopter set a new altitude record on Sunday (Dec. 3), getting 46 feet (14 meters) up on its 35th Red Planet flight.
The NASA Orion spacecraft captured incredible footage of two big moon craters during a close flyby on Monday (Dec. 5). All you need to see them yourself is a small telescope.
The Orion spacecraft flew over the landing sites where Apollo astronauts roamed in the 1960s and 1970s. The Artemis program, however, will find different rocks.
The Orion spacecraft had a brief power issue on Sunday (Dec. 4) but did complete its planned engine burn to return home as planned today.
NASA's Artemis 1 Orion capsule finished a crucial engine burn during a flyby of the moon on Monday morning (Dec. 5).
Luckily, the launch abort system wasn't needed during the Artemis 1 launch to the moon. But the view its departure left behind looks just like a moment from 'Interstellar' or 'Star Wars'.
NASA's Tom Marshburn visited the International Space Station three times with three different spacecraft, accruing nearly a year in space over his career.
Two NASA astronauts will conduct a spacewalk Saturday (Dec. 3) to install new solar arrays on the International Space Station, and you can watch the action live.
NASA's Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft successfully completed a roughly two-minute lunar departure burn on Thursday (Dec. 1) to begin heading home after successful lunar orbits.
You can now take an aerospace relic under your "wing" and help give it the care it needs. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center Education Foundation has launched an "Adopt an Artifact" program.