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After aborted mission, NASA astronaut confident about December launch

Astronaut Anne McClain, along with a Russian cosmonaut and a Canadian astronaut, will man the December 3 mission.

15 Nov 2018 6:46 PM

Cargo mission to space station is set to launch this week

The unmanned Cygnus cargo craft will carry 7,500 pounds of groceries, hardware and research.

13 Nov 2018 8:31 AM

NASA’s Parker spacecraft makes 1st close approach to sun

The Parker Solar Probe flew within 15 million miles (24 million kilometers) of the sun’s surface Monday night.

09 Nov 2018 11:43 AM

NASA conducts quiet sonic boom tests near Texas Gulf Coast

NASA launched a two-week research project Monday on quiet supersonic research flights near Galveston.

07 Nov 2018 12:46 PM

Another NASA spacecraft runs out of steam, 2nd this week

Running low on fuel for some time, the Dawn spacecraft this week stopped communicating with flight controllers.

03 Nov 2018 2:00 PM


Airbus delivers powerhouse for NASA's Orion spacecraft

The module will be joined with the Orion crew module built by Lockheed Martin.

03 Nov 2018 9:50 AM

NASA retires its planet hunter, the Kepler space telescope

Currently orbiting the sun 94 million miles (156 million km) from Earth, the spacecraft will drift further from our planet.

31 Oct 2018 10:27 AM

NASA spacecraft sets record for closest approach to sun

Parker will make 24 close approaches to the sun over the next seven years, ultimately coming within just 3.8 million miles.

30 Oct 2018 9:45 AM

Hubble space telescope returns to science operations: NASA

NASA's famed Hubble Space Telescope has returned to normal operations, and completed its first science observations.

29 Oct 2018 6:45 PM

Russia may bring forward manned launch after rocket failure

Russia said it was likely to bring forward the flight of a new manned space mission to the International Space Station.

14 Oct 2018 6:11 PM


Rocket failure astronauts will go back into space

The two astronauts who survived the mid-air failure of a Russian rocket would fly again.

12 Oct 2018 1:05 PM

Boeing rocket for NASA over budget, could further delay launch: audit

Boeing is building the largest rocket in NASA’s history but the aerospace giant’s poor performance has resulted in an $8.9 billion price.

11 Oct 2018 10:34 AM

NASA probe nearing interstellar space

NASA's Voyager 2 has detected an increase in cosmic rays that originate outside our solar system, the US space agency said.

07 Oct 2018 5:21 PM

Debut of SpaceX, Boeing crew capsules off until next year

NASA stresses these latest launch dates are subject to still more change.

06 Oct 2018 10:04 AM

Have astronomers found 1st moon outside our solar system?

Two Columbia University researchers presented their tantalising evidence for a moon.

04 Oct 2018 9:38 AM


NASA’s Parker Solar Probe swinging by Venus on way to sun

The flyby is the first of seven that will draw Parker ever closer to the sun.

03 Oct 2018 9:28 AM

NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover seen, but still not heard

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took the picture last week from 166 miles (267 kilometers) up.

26 Sep 2018 9:41 AM

This tool will tell you which NASA technology you use every day

Called NASA Home and City, the interactive tool shows how the work of NASA scientists affects your daily life.

25 Sep 2018 10:56 AM

Russian space chief: No '2nd-tier status' with NASA outpost

Rogozin said that Russia wouldn’t accept a second-tier role in a NASA-led plan to build an outpost near the moon.

23 Sep 2018 8:15 AM

NASA telescope discovers two new planets five months after launch

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, better known as TESS, made an early discovery of “super-Earth” and “hot Earth” planets.

21 Sep 2018 12:15 PM