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 Aerojete Rocketdyne RS-25 rocket engine for NASA's future megarocket, the Space Launch System, was test-fired for 8.5 minutes on Tuesday (July 25).
A cargo container that was built to launch on NASA's space shuttles is being repurposed as a prototype for a deep space habitat.
When astronauts fly into deep space, they will need to have a sturdy spacesuit with them for protection and to perform spacewalks from the Orion spacecraft.
If you're excited about the possibility of Mars exploration, there's now a theme song just for you: The Mars Society has released a new anthem calling for humanity to explore the Red Planet.
It's A-OK that Vice President Mike Pence touched a piece of titanium equipment destined for outer space, despite a sign on it that stated, "Critical Space Flight Hardware, Do Not Touch," NASA said.
Astronomers have observed the eating habits of a protostar — and like any youngster, it has an affinity for fast food.
Two craters on two different worlds that were visited by two NASA missions have now been linked to mark the 45 years between the two explorations.
To make moon flights cheaper, a new paper proposes that NASA use an electrically powered lunar space tug that would operate between Earth and the moon.
The outpost NASA plans to build near the moon could serve as a stopover point for extraterrestrial samples headed to Earth for analysis, in addition to its other duties.
NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson, Chris Cassidy, Christina Koch and more welcome the space ageny's 2017 class
After reviewing a record-breaking flurry of applications from would-be space travelers, NASA is ready to announce the new astronaut class of 2017.
The first flight of NASA's next-generation heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), is now scheduled for 2019 and will not include a human crew, agency officials said today (May 12).
A Space Launch System (SLS) fuel tank needed for structural tests in advance of the debut flight of NASA's heavy-lift booster was damaged on May 3, the space agency said today (May 11).