NASA and the Israel Space Agency have signed an agreement to use the AstroRad radiation protection vest on NASA's Exploration Mission-1 flight.
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.
The intricate threads of cold gas in the Orion Nebula reveal that star formation in the largest clouds works much as it does in the smaller ones, thus unifying theories about how stars are born.
The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum celebrated Kids Week 2018 with a panel of NASA engineers and one record-breaking astronaut to inspire children about the future of Mars exploration.
The walkway that astronauts will cross when boarding NASA's next spacecraft bound for the moon has now been raised into place.
NASA's fiscal year 2019 proposal will likely set up another showdown between NASA and Congress regarding the Europa Clipper mission, debating not only when to launch the spacecraft but also how.
Vice President Mike Pence and members of the National Space Council approved a series of recommendations Feb. 21 that make modest, and expected, reforms to regulations of commercial space activities.
When members of the National Space Council meet this week, they are expected to discuss, among other issues, regulatory reforms intended to promote growth of the commercial spaceflight industry.
NASA is developing a spacesuit with a built-in toilet system, something the agency hasn't used regularly since the Apollo era.
Step outside this week at around 9 p.m. local time and look about one-third of the way up from the southern horizon, and your eyes will be met by a dazzling celestial solitaire: Sirius, the Dog Star.
Orion isn't the only constellation to look for this season. Here's a guide to some nice other sights in the winter sky.