A U.S. astrophotographer captured this awe-inspiring image of a giant loop of plasma arching above the sun's surface.
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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NASA reached "full utilization" of crew time and cargo space on its side of the International Space Station. But there are options coming soon to increase available room, the agency says.
The U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame will induct two space shuttle pilots: Roy Bridges, who flew at the start of the program, and Mark Kelly, who helped bring it to a close, at a public ceremony in May.
Crew-6 will head to the International Space Station after its Feb. 26 launch, but three of its four crewmembers are preparing for the next generation of missions to the moon.
Thirty-five new astronauts joined the corps in 1978, among them women and people of color who reshaped the agency forever, a new book shows.
Two spacewalking astronauts wiggled a stubborn strut into place, completing the installation of a solar array platform outside the International Space Station.
As NASA nears selecting its first crew to fly to the moon in more than 50 years, the agency has a new leader for its astronaut corps, Joe Acaba, who has flown into space on three missions.
NASA's Space Launch System megarocket aced its first-ever liftoff late last year and appears ready to take the next big step — launching astronauts.
NASA astronaut Nicole Mann and Japan's Koichi Wakata are scheduled to make the second spacewalk of 2023 on Thursday morning (Feb. 2), and you can watch it live.
Collins, who died in 2021 at age 90, was the first person to orbit the moon solo during Apollo 11 in 1969.
Sierra Space successfully finished its third module test for the Blue Origin-led Orbital Reef private space complex for NASA, on the long road to replace the International Space Station.
Seven astronauts lost their lives on space shuttle Columbia on Feb. 1, 2003, due to a series of technical and organizational problems at NASA.
Former NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have been presented with the Congressional Space Medal of Honor, the highest U.S. honor reserved for spaceflight veterans.
After one of its instruments was briefly knocked offline, the James Webb Space Telescope returned to full science operations on Monday (Jan. 30).
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flew for the 41st time on Mars Jan. 27, going out and back again with 600 feet (183 meters) of flight distance over 109 seconds.
While two names are cited repeatedly as top candidates for Artemis 2, a four-person moon mission, no official confirmation will come until at least late spring.
The first U.S. woman in space will be honored with a monument outside the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum. The same team made another Ride statue in 2022.
This futuristic engine could save lots of propellant on interplanetary journeys, perhaps allowing NASA to explore the solar system more efficiently.
After 31 years in orbit, NASA's magnetosphere-studying mission Geotail has come to end after the spacecraft's final data recorder failed.