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.
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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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.
An image of planet Earth captured by the crew of the Apollo 17 mission, the final mission of the Apollo program, which took off to the moon 50 years ago today.
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.
Read live updates of Boeing's Starliner spacecraft development as it moves towards sending humans to space for the first time.
The Russia-Ukraine war has already stretched into space, with satellites providing internet and intel and longstanding international relations in outer space shifting rapidly.
NASA's Orion capsule will perform a crucial engine burn to depart lunar orbit Thursday (Dec. 1) at 4:54 p.m. EST, and you can watch the action live.