The Orionid meteor shower, made up of remnants of Halley's Comet, peaks in mid-October.
NASA has picked the design for its next big rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). This heavy-lift booster will carry humans farther than they've ever been, to an asteroid, Mars and beyond.
From the mighty Saturn 5 to NASA's new Space Launch System, see how the biggest rockets on Earth compare.
A tiny cubesat cruising through interplanetary space has captured a new glimpse of Mars, just before watching NASA's InSight lander touch down the Red Planet.
Mars is the second-most studied planet — only behind our own — but we know virtually nothing about its interior. That's about to change with NASA's InSight.
When InSight reaches Mars, it faces a formidable challenge, perhaps the most harrowing so far of its seven-month-long journey.
NASA is powering ahead with assembly of its Orion crew capsule for the first full-scale test flight of the new system, thanks to a special delivery from the European Space Agency (ESA).
Need a virtual vacation? NASA has you covered, thanks to a well-timed test procedure for their Orion crew capsule.
NASA set off for the Pacific Ocean to test recovery procedures for the agency's Orion capsule, which is destined to carry humans to the moon and beyond.
Mariner 9 was the first spacecraft to orbit another planet. It arrived at Mars in 1971 and subsequently our perceptions of the Red Planet.
On Oct. 15, NASA tested the water-deluge system at Launch Complex 39B at Florida's Kennedy Space Center, and it was a sight to behold.
NASA and the U.S. Air Force recently tested astronaut survival systems for the first time since the space shuttles stopped flying in 2011.
With NASA's decision to continue using an interim upper stage for additional flights of the Space Launch System, Boeing is working on changes to both that stage and a more powerful upper stage.
The first European-built service module for NASA's Orion spacecraft is finally ready to be shipped to the United States for final preparations before a scheduled mid-2020 launch.
Today (Oct. 3), aerospace giant Lockheed Martin revealed its concept for a reusable, single-stage spaceship capable of ferrying four astronauts between lunar orbit and the surface of the moon.
NASA will run its final parachute test for the Orion spacecraft on Sept. 12 as the agency readies Orion for its first uncrewed mission around the moon.
Here's a primer on the Gateway, the moon-orbiting space station that NASA plans to start building in the next half-decade.