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NASA bids adieu to Mars rover Opportunity

The vehicle was built to drive six-tenths of a mile (1 km), but ended up covering 28 miles (45 km).

14 Feb 2019 11:09 AM

Blue Origin to make 10th flight test of space tourist rocket

The liftoff is scheduled for 8:50 am Central time (1450 GMT) from a Texas launchpad.

23 Jan 2019 10:17 AM

Lord of the rings: Saturn's halo may be relatively recent trait

Findings say that the rings developed soon after Saturn formed about 4.5 billion years ago.

19 Jan 2019 11:07 AM

Florida rocket project: Firefly Aerospace is involved

Beginning around 2020, around 800 small satellites are expected to launch annually.

17 Jan 2019 10:07 AM

Boeing unveils ultra-thin wings on new jets

Boeing and NASA have been studying the concept plane for nearly a decade.

09 Jan 2019 11:29 AM


After historic flyby, New Horizons probe treks deeper on hunt for moons

The piano-sized probe is travelling deep into the ring of celestial bodies known as the Kuiper Belt.

04 Jan 2019 6:32 PM

NASA says faraway world Ultima Thule shaped like 'snowman'

Ultima Thule's surface reflects light about as much as "garden variety dirt.”

03 Jan 2019 8:27 AM

NASA space probe 'phones home' in landmark mission to solar system's edge

The spacecraft will ping back more detailed images and data from Thule in the coming days.

02 Jan 2019 9:28 AM

NASA spacecraft opens new year 4 billion miles from Earth

Word of success came 10 hours after the middle-of-the-night encounter.

02 Jan 2019 8:15 AM

NASA spacecraft survives risky encounter with faraway world

Word of success came 10 hours after the middle-of-the-night encounter.

02 Jan 2019 8:14 AM


NASA probe believed to have passed distant space rock on landmark mission

The body is farther from Earth than any other that has had such a close encounter with a NASA probe, scientists believe.

01 Jan 2019 6:37 PM

NASA probe nears distant space rock for landmark flyby

At 12:33 a.m. Eastern time, the New Horizons probe will arrive at the “third zone” in the uncharted heart of the Kuiper Belt.

01 Jan 2019 1:38 PM

NASA spaceship zooms toward farthest world ever photographed

The US space agency will ring in the New Year with a live online broadcast to mark historic flyby of the mysterious object.

31 Dec 2018 1:37 PM

NASA spaceship closes in on distant world

The spacecraft's closest approach to this primitive space rock comes January 1 at 12:33 am ET (0533 GMT).

29 Dec 2018 2:29 PM

Astronauts return safely to Earth from Space Station

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor landed along with her German crewmate Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency.

21 Dec 2018 11:12 AM


New Zealand's Rocket Lab shoots 13 tiny cube satellites into orbit

Sunday’s launch was the second commercial launch for the New Zealand firm.

17 Dec 2018 8:54 AM

Russian cosmonauts take samples on sixth hour of spacewalk to crack mystery

Officials said the crew - three US astronauts, two Russian cosmonauts and one German - were never in danger.

12 Dec 2018 3:45 PM

Curry signals willingness to meet with NASA over Moon landing doubts

Curry is willing to take NASA up on its offer to tour its lunar lab in Houston.

12 Dec 2018 3:43 PM

NASA's Voyager 2 becomes 2nd craft in interstellar space

The spacecraft is now beyond the outer boundary of the heliosphere, some 11 billion miles from earth.

11 Dec 2018 1:29 PM

NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid is studded with boulders

Osiris-Rex hooked up last week with the asteroid Bennu, which is only about three blocks wide and weighs about 80 million tons.

11 Dec 2018 1:08 PM