An unmanned cargo rocket is scheduled to blast off this week from Virginia’s coast to the International Space Station. The craft will carry 7,500 pounds of groceries, hardware and research.
Assuming it survives the harsh solar environment, the spacecraft will make 23 even closer approaches over the next seven years. The observations could unlock some of the sun’s mysteries.
From your backyard to the National Air and Space Museum, here’s where you can celebrate ‘International Observe the Moon Night.’
Ryan Gosling reunites with “La La Land” director Damien Chazelle to chronicle Neil Armstrong’s journey to the 1969 moon landing.
Flight controllers at mission control centers in Houston and Moscow began seeing signs of the leak Wednesday night when the six-member crew aboard the orbital outpost were asleep.
A NASA spacecraft rocketed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before.
Understanding the extent of contamination at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility from dangerous industrial chemicals that also made their way into the drinking water for the nearby island town of Chincoteague will take years, officials said this week.
Go out and see the celestial parade of the visible planets known to our ancestors — Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn — gracing our skies overnight.
College students will get a chance this week to learn about one type of condition on Mars during a simulation at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton.
The International Space Station accepted delivery Thursday of more than 7,000 pounds of supplies from Virginia.
NASA’s newest Mars explorer has busted out of Earth orbit and is zooming toward the red planet.
NASA and its partners from academia, industry and internationally seem poised to return to the moon — and stay, this time. China is also planning lunar landings for its “taikonauts.”
NASA held a media teleconference Tuesday to discuss the status of the long-awaited James Webb Space Telescope. Its launch, which was slated for 2018 and then 2019, has been pushed back again for tentatively 2020.
From now until April 27, NASA is accepting online submissions for this hottest ticket in town: a trip to the sun, for your name at least. The names will be sent on the Parker Solar Probe all the way to the sun.
The GOES-S satellite thundered toward orbit aboard an Atlas V rocket, slicing through a hazy late afternoon Western U.S. sky.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.