Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Shattered Russian satellite forces ISS astronauts to take shelter in stricken Starliner capsule | Live Science

ISS astronauts, including the stranded Butch Willmore and Sunni Williams, have sought refuge inside their docked spacecraft after the Resurs-P1 satellite splintered apart in orbit.

News | News Items

First of Its Kind Detection Made in Striking New Webb Image - NASA Science

Alignment of bipolar jets confirms star formation theories For the first time, a phenomenon astronomers have long hoped to directly image has been captured by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope’s Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam). In this stunning image of

Science & Technology | Science & Space

"Once-in-a-lifetime" cosmic explosion is likely this summer, NASA says. Here's what to know.

A dramatic cosmic explosion is expected this summer. NASA says the event will be visible to even the naked eye.

News | News

Apollo 8 astronaut, William Anders, who took famous picture of Earth, killed in small plane crash

Retired Maj. Gen. William Anders, the former Apollo 8 astronaut who snapped the 'Earthrise' photo, died in Washington state Friday

News | News

05-25-2024 Titusville, FL - Lightning sparks wildfire near NASA Kennedy Space Center

***NOT FOR BROADCAST***Contact Brett Adair with Live Storms Media to license.brett@livestormsmedia.comBREVARD COUNTY, Florida - A large wildfire broke out at...

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

See the X-59, NASA's new supersonic jet

NASA’s new supersonic jet, the X-59, goes so fast it can’t have a windshield. Here’s how pilots will fly it.

News | News

Pentagon moves to declassify some secret space programs and technologies

The United States Department of Defense (DoD) wants to declassify more space programs in order to boost the nation's military edge in space.

Science & Technology | Science

TOUCHDOWN! NASA Just Returned to Earth With The Largest Asteroid Samples Ever

A seven-year space voyage came to its climactic end Sunday when a NASA capsule landed in the desert in the US state of Utah, carrying to Earth the largest asteroid samples ever collected.

Science & Technology | Science

Small moonquakes caused by Apollo lunar lander module, study finds

The Apollo 17 lunar lander module left behind by US astronauts on the moon’s surface could be causing moonquakes, or small tremors, a new study revealed.

History | History

On This Day In Space: Aug. 29, 1965: Gemini 5 breaks spaceflight duration record

On Aug. 29, 1965, two NASA astronauts returned from their record-breaking Gemini 5 mission.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavour Will Stand Tall Once More

The trusty old Shuttle is being made into a museum display, and it'll be the first time the 20-story spacecraft is fully stacked outside of a NASA facility.

News | In The News

Missing Titanic submersible built with NASA help

Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama advised on the development of the missing submersible, which is named Titan.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Voyager 2 Gets a Life-Extending Power Boost in Deep Space | WIRED

The NASA team hopes the iconic spacecraft and its twin can continue taking data beyond the solar system past their 50th birthdays.

History | History

On this day in history, June 3, 1965, Ed White becomes first American to walk in space: 'Just tremendous'

NASA astronaut Ed White embarked on an historic spacewalk on this day in history, June 3, 1965. The astronaut spent about 20 minutes outside the spacecraft and said, "I feel like a million dollars."

Science & Technology | Science

12 Billion Miles Away: NASA’s Voyager 2 Continues Science Quest With Innovative Power Strategy

The plan will keep Voyager 2’s science instruments turned on a few years longer than previously anticipated, enabling yet more revelations from interstellar space. Launched in 1977, the Voyager 2 spacecraft is more than 12 billion miles (20 billion kilome

News | News

National Memorial Day Parade 2023 honors Apollo astronauts in US capital

Apollo lunar module pilots Charlie Duke, Harrison Schmitt and Rusty Schweickart joined active NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, DC.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

NASA's black hole animation is jaw-dropping

NASA released a new black hole animation that shows the colossal size of black holes compared to our solar system and other cosmic objects.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Radical NASA Propulsion Concept Could Reach Interstellar Space in Under 5 Years : ScienceAlert

A newly proposed propulsion system could theoretically beam a heavy spacecraft to outside the confines of our Solar System in less than 5 years – a feat that took the historic Voyager 1 probe 35 years to achieve.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

NASA scientist forced to cancel appearance at Israeli meeting amid tensions with US

An astrophysicist with the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been forced to pull out of a conference in Israel amid tensions with the Biden administration over the judicial overhaul being pushed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

‘First To the Moon’: Documentary Commemorates Apollo 8, First Flight to Leave Earth Orbit – PJ Media

Apollo 11 was the epitome of a world-defining event. Everybody who was alive in 1969 remembers Neil Armstrong saying, “That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” Similarly, the ne...

Science & Technology | Tech

SpaceX rolls out rocket for NASA's Crew-6 astronaut launch (photos)

The Falcon 9 rocket and its Crew Dragon Endeavour will launch on Monday, Feb. 27.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

NASA to launch Israel’s first space telescope in 2026

Israel’s first space telescope will enter geostationary orbit in 2026, where it will scan the universe for events such as stars colliding or exploding and the impact of giant black holes, the Weizmann Institute of Science announced Tuesday.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA Releases Stunning 4K Video of Apollo 13 Views of the Moon, Ending All Conspiracy Theories - news.scienceclub

NASA has developed a stunning view of the Moon using data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and combined with the views recorded by Apollo 1

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

NASA and DARPA will test nuclear thermal engines for crewed missions to Mars

Nuclear thermal rocket engines could help get astronauts to Mars more quickly than by chemical propulsion methods.

News | News

NASA's fatal Challenger launch still echoes through the agency today

NASA administrator James Beggs implored the agency to stop the launch of space shuttle Challenger. A day later, seven astronauts lost their lives.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

New NASA Nuclear Rocket Plan Aims to Get to Mars in Just 45 Days

We live in an era of renewed space exploration, where multiple agencies are planning to send astronauts to the Moon in the coming years.

Science & Technology | Science

Mars helicopter keeps on flying as it approaches anniversary

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has been on Mars almost two years and the high-tech contraption is still in good enough shape to get airborne.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

NASA video explains why Venus is often called ‘Earth’s evil twin’

Astronomers often refer to Venus as Earth's evil twin, but what exactly does that mean and why did that nickname come to be?

News | NEWS

Apollo 7 astronaut Walt Cunningham dies at age 90

Walt Cunningham, who tested the Apollo command module in Earth orbit, has died. Cunningham was America's second civilian to fly in space.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

This Plane Hit Mach 6.7: Meet the North American X-15

The X-15's greatest legacy is in how it helped spearhead research in a variety of areas including hypersonic aerodynamics.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

50 Years Ago Humans Walked On The Moon For The Last Time

On Dec. 13, Apollo 17 astronauts Gene Cernan and Jack Schmitt undertook their third and final venture outside ‘Challenger.’

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

11 NASA Inventions We Use Every Day

From scratch-resistant eyeglass lenses to memory foam, here’s all the tech you should be thanking NASA for.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Orion Capsule Breaks Record Of Farthest Spacecraft Traveled From Earth

Until now, the legendary Apollo spacecraft held the record for flying the greatest distance from Earth at 248,655 miles, a milestone it achieved in 1970.

Science & Technology | Science

Why landing a spaceship on the moon is still so challenging

NASA aims to soon return astronauts to the moon. Yet landing people on the lunar surface still remains a hugely ambitious feat.

News | News

NASA's moon spacecraft beams back first images of Earth | Digital Trends

NASA’s uncrewed Orion spacecraft has sent back its first images of Earth as it heads toward a rendezvous with the moon as part of the Artemis I mission.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New NASA moon rocket carrying Israeli experiment lifts off 50 years after Apollo

First mission in Artemis project carries mannequins -- one of them nicknamed Zohar and wearing Israeli protective suit -- ahead of planned manned mission expected as early as 2025

News | News

History Channel team finds large piece of space shuttle Challenger on ocean floor

The TV documentary team was searching for a downed World War II aircraft when it discovered the NASA artifact.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA X-ray observatory reveals how black holes swallow stars and spit out matter

A joint NASA/Italian space mission has put its sunglasses on to observe polarized X-ray light from a corona of hot gas around the Cygnus X-1 black hole.

Science & Technology | Science

Scientists at NASA claim that warp drive is possible

Of many remarkable events shown in Star Trek, warp drive was one of the many futuristic ideas that caught the attention of many people.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA's planetary defense mission will test asteroid deflection, but how realistic is it?

NASA's DART mission mimics what scientists would do if an asteroid were headed toward Earth, but there are a few differences compared to defense against a real asteroid impact.

News | News

NASA scientists claim that warp drive is within our grasp

Warp drive is the holy grail of space exploration. It is said to possess the capability of having a propulsion system that can travel.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA gets Voyager 1 talking again — and discovers a new mystery

14.6 billion miles from one another, NASA engineers have found and fixed a computer glitch that had caused Voyager 1 to transmit garbled telemetry data since May.

Science & Technology | Science

Moon vs. Mars: NASA's ultimate destination has varied over the decades

The moon and Mars have battled for precedence in NASA's exploration priorities.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA to launch 2 more choppers to Mars to help return rocks

NASA is launching two more mini helicopters to Mars in its effort to return Martian rocks and soil samples to Earth. Under the plan announced Wednesday, NASA’s Perseverance rover will do double duty and transport the cache to the rocket that will launch

Science & Technology | Science

NASA's Orion: Everything We Know About The Spacecraft That Will Carry Astronauts To The Moon

A rocket is just the thing that provides lift into orbit. You need a spacecraft to carry humans on a mission, and NASA has one called Orion up its sleeve.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA Woke Up Voyager 1 From 13 Billion Miles Away, And The Spacecraft Actually Signalled Back - Siamtoo

Have you ever tried starting a car that’s been sitting unused for a couple of decades? There’s no guarantee that will even respond, let alone actually start up. That makes the feat NASA achieved just a few days ago even more impressive. The space agency c

History | History

25 Rare and Overlooked Images From the Famed Apollo 11 Mission

The images include the first photo taken by a human from the lunar surface and rare views of the intrepid Apollo 11 astronauts.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA sets launch dates for its return to the moon with giant, new rocket

NASA is shooting for a late August launch of its giant, new moon rocket. Wednesday's announcement came on the 53rd anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA’s Webb Captures Dying Star’s Final ‘Performance’ in Fine Detail

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has revealed details of the Southern Ring planetary nebula that were previously hidden from astronomers. Planetary nebulae are the shells of gas and dust ejected from dying stars.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA Shares the 5 Cosmic Targets of James Webb's First Photos

NASA has revealed the five targets that will be shown when the James Webb Space Telescope's first full-color photos are released.

News | In The News

NASA assembles a UFO research team to study ‘unidentified aerial phenomena’ – TechCrunch

NASA has announced the formation of a study team dedicated to UFOs—or unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs), as they’ve been rebranded to shed some of their tin-foil-hat stigma. But don’t expect some sort of “X-Files” team seeking

Science & Technology | Science

25 things we’ve learned about the moon since 1969

For millennia, the moon has been an endless source of fascination for mankind.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA's Voyager 1 Is Sending Back Mysterious Data From Beyond Our Solar System

NASA's Voyager 1 is continuing its journey beyond our Solar System, 45 years after it was launched. But now the veteran spacecraft is sending back strange data, puzzling its engineers.

Science & Technology | Science

Boeing launches Starliner spacecraft on crucial test flight

Boeing Space and ULA have successfully launched the Starliner spacecraft from Cape Canaveral in Florida in a crucial flight test.

Science & Technology | Science

James Webb Space Telescope Shows Never-Before-Seen Images of the Cosmos

The space telescope released dozens of pictures that show the beautiful abyss of stars. James Webb Space Telescope has successfully completed a critical milestone, NASA reavealed.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Fire on the space station! Astronauts preparing ongoing combustion research.

About 1,500 flames were ignited on the International Space Station in five years to learn how fire behaves in microgravity.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Proof of Solar Thermal Propulsion: The Key to Interstellar Travel

Engineers are prototyping a rocket design that could unlock interstellar travel. The plan: Use heat from the sun (and not combustion) to power a rocket engine.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

DARPA Funded Scientists Accidently Discover World's First 'WARP BUBBLE' And Open The Door To Travel Faster Than Light

DARPA Funded Scientists Accidently Discover World's First 'WARP BUBBLE' And Opens The Door To Travel Faster Than Light Casimir cavity

Science & Technology | Science & Space

"Missile Row" pads at Cape Canaveral returning to action - NASASpaceFlight.com

Cape Canaveral has been at the heart of America’s space program since the very beginning.…

Politics | Other Politics

White House proposes $26 billion NASA budget for 2023

Artemis and climate change are among the priorities for the Biden administration in its 2023 NASA budget request.

Science & Technology | Science

See SpaceX's Starship Mars rocket fully stacked for testing on the pad (photos) | Space

New images show Starship getting ready for an orbital test flight, which SpaceX hopes to launch a few months from now.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

10 amazing exoplanet discoveries

Astronomers continue to exoplanet discoveries around distant stars — here are the most intriguing finds so far.

News | In The News

Russian Space Chief Threatens International Space Station

Russia is certainly getting very good at making threats. Today, President Vladimir Putin threatened nuclear war or something.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA reveals first images from its new X-ray mission

NASA revealed the first imaging data from its Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE), an explorer launched in December to study supernovas, black holes, and more. The image is the first for a long mission that could provide insight into the origins of

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Meet Orthodox Jewish All Star, Jerry Wittenstein, Who Developed Half Of Apollo 11’s Trajectories

“There is nothing out there [in space] but God. If anything, I think that the Abishter, the Holy One Blessed Be He, put all that stuff out there to get our attention. And He got my attention, and many other people’s attention.” If you found this content m

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Jupiter's Great Red Spot is deeper than we thought, NASA Juno spacecraft finds : NPR

NASA's Juno spacecraft sweeps over Jupiter's Great Red Spot and makes a 3D map of the giant storm. The findings could shed light on gas giant exoplanets in distant solar systems.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Ridiculous AND Ominous: You Won't Believe What Kamala Harris Thinks Is Racist Now

Once we’re up to the redistribution of wealth, can calls for the redistribution of property be far behind? Kamala Harris opened the door to that possibility.

Politics | Leftist Lies

REVEALED: Kamala’s NASA video was full of child actors who auditioned for role

"Then after that, like a week later my agent called me and was like 'Hey Trevor you booked it,'" one of the child actors said.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Nails Seventh Flight on Mars

NASA's Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, has completed its seventh flight on the red planet, taking a photo of the Martian surface during its 63-second trip.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Could NASA Really Find Life on Venus? Here's The Most Likely Place to Look

NASA has selected two missions, dubbed DAVINCI+ and VERITAS, to study the "lost habitable" world of Venus. Each mission will receive approximately US$500 million for development and both are expected to launch between 2028 and 2030.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA Selects 2 Missions to Study ‘Lost Habitable’ World of Venus

NASA has selected two new missions to Venus, Earth’s nearest planetary neighbor.

History | History

60 Years Ago, Alan Shepard Became The First American In Space

The passing of Apollo 11's Michael Collins along with the 60th anniversary of Alan Shepard's historic flight reminds us how inspiring exploration can be.

History | History

5 Things You Didn't Know About Alan Shepard

Nov. 18 is Alan Shepard's birthday. HowStuffWorks Now shares some little-known facts about the first American in space.

News | News

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dead at 90

NASA astronaut Michael Collins died Wednesday at age 90.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA, SpaceX launch astronauts to space station from Kennedy Space Center, first time using recycled rocket

Four astronauts vaulted off the pad at the Kennedy Space Center early Friday, kicking off NASA and SpaceX's second full-duration mission to the ISS.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

WATCH LIVE: NASA's Ingenuity Attempts First-Ever Powered Flight on Another Planet

After a series of delays, the first-ever powered flight to happen on another planet is go for liftoff.

Science & Technology | SCIENCE

NASA now knows what went wrong with its Mars helicopter

All eyes were on Mars this past weekend when NASA had scheduled the first flight of its Ingenuity helicopter. It was supposed to be a monumental moment for NASA, the scientific community, and humanity as a whole, but it ended with a whimper as NASA had to

Science & Technology | Science

NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Has Landed on the Surface of Mars

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter is one step closer to taking its first flight on Mars. On Saturday, the space agency announced that the helicopter had been successfully dropped off on the surface of the planet by the Perseverance rover, which has essentially

Science & Technology | Science

What's up with this weird green rock on Mars? Perseverance rover is trying to find out.

NASA's Perseverance rover is studying a strange rock on Mars as it waits for its companion helicopter to attempt its first flight.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Sierra Nevada, prepping for Florida launch, unveils space station

Sierra Nevada unveiled its take on an Earth-orbiting space station, joining others aiming to find alternatives to the International Space Station.

Science & Technology | Science

Listen to the first-ever recording of a NASA rover driving on Mars

NASA has released the first-ever recording of a rover driving across the surface of Mars, and it sounds unlike any vehicle you've heard before.

Science & Technology | Science

A 150-million-mile selfie stick: How NASA's Perseverance rover overcame 'time and space' to capture first Mars panorama

The panorama is a composite of 142 individual images taken by Perseverance's Mastcam-Z camera system and shared by the rover's Twitter account.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Perseverance Rover’s Descent and Touchdown on Mars (Official NASA Video)

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance mission captured thrilling footage of its rover landing in Mars' Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021. The real footage in this vide...

Science & Technology | Science

What happened to NASA’s spacecraft after it dropped off the Perseverance rover?

After delivering the Perseverance rover to the surface of Mars, NASA's spacecraft was last seen disappearing into the martian dust. So where did it go?

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Watch Perseverance's dramatic landing on Mars in never-before-seen video

NASA released a multi-angle video of Perseverance's entry, descent, and landing on Mars, a unique look at the precise operation.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA's Perseverance rover lands on Mars

NASA has unveiled the first pictures from its fifth Mars rover, Perseverance, after a successful landing on the red planet's Jezero crater at approximately 3:55 p.m. Thursday.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA's Perseverance rover still has to face 'seven minutes of terror'

Despite having bridged a gap of nearly 300 million miles between Earth and Mars, NASA’s Perseverance rover still has its most perilous moments ahead.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

After 300 million miles, NASA's Perseverance rover set for Mars landing

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover is on the cusp of landing on the red planet after a 300 million-mile journey. Here's what happens next.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Apollo 14: ‘A Wild Place Up Here’

Apollo 14 was the eighth crewed Apollo mission and the third to land on the Moon. On January 31, 1971, Apollo 14 launched from Kennedy Space Center with a cr...

Science & Technology | Science & Space

SpaceX to launch 2 rockets hours apart with Starlink satellites

If everything aligns, SpaceX could launch two batches of Starlink satellites Thursday morning just hours apart.

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars & Motorcycles

SSC Tuatara supercar claims world speed record at 282.9 MPH

The Washington state-made SSC Tuatara supercar has claimed the production car speed record with a 282.9 mph average set on the Space Shuttle landing strip in Florida.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch Scheduled for Sunday Morning at 10 a.m. ET from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket Sunday morning from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station following Saturday's scrubbed attempt due to unfavorable weather in the area.ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX is targeting Sunday, January 24 for launch of Tran

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Weather Forecast Shows Conditions 80-Percent Favorable for Friday's SpaceX Rocket Launch from Cape Canaveral

The latest weather report from the 45th Weather Squadron shows conditions for the Friday morning SpaceX rocket launch is 80-percent favorable.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Historic NASA Launch Platform Will Be Demolished

NASA’s Mobile Launcher Platform-2—a structure involved in the Apollo and Space Shuttle missions—is in the process of being torn down.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

SpaceX Rocket Launch from Kennedy Space Center Slated for Monday, Jan. 18

SpaceX has announced that they have scheduled a Falcon 9 rocket launch from Kennedy Space Center for Monday, Jan. 18.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA Curiosity rover celebrates 3,000th day on Mars with stunning panorama of planet

The glorious new image captures the 96-mile-wide Gale Crater and part of Mount Sharp, its central mountain.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA's Europa Clipper has been liberated from the Space Launch System

Europa Clipper is slated to go into orbit around Jupiter — confirmation of lifemwould be one of the greatest scientific discoveries of this century.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

SpaceX Dragon Capsule to Make First of Its Kind Science Splashdown

By capsule, helicopter, boat, plane, and car, space station science experiments are about to make a first of a kind journey back to researchers on Earth.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Mysterious object that flew by Earth has finally been identified

The object originally dubbed Asteroid 2020 SO appears to be a long-lost rocket booster that left Earth in 1966 and finally came back. The booster was part of a failed NASA mission to the Moon, and it has apparently been orbiting the Sun ever since.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Artemis I Launch Preparations Are Stacking Up at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Ahead Next Year's Launch

NASA has stacked the first piece of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on the mobile launcher in preparation for the Artemis I launch next year.

Science & Technology | Science

Record-setting asteroid zoomed past Earth — missing by just 240 miles, NASA announces

An asteroid known as 2020 VT4 flew 240 miles away from Earth last week, setting a record for the closest to fly past Earth without hitting it, NASA said.

News | News

Israel To Send Its Second Astronaut To Space In 2021

Israeli astronaut Eytan Stibbe is expected to take off next year on a research mission logging 200 hours at the International Space Station.

Science & Technology | Science

Why NASA wants to put a nuclear power plant on the moon

NASA plans to build a nuclear power plant on the moon and Mars to support its long-term exploration plans.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Watch SpaceX launch 4 astronauts to the ISS Saturday | Live Science

NASA and SpaceX are all set to launch a full crew into space tomorrow (Nov. 14) from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. This will be the first operational crew mission leaving U.S. soil, since the final space shuttle launch in July 2011.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA's Perseverance rover getting closer to Mars, potentially finding evidence of life

NASA's Perseverance rover has less than 100 days until it gets to Mars and looks for fossilized evidence of extraterrestrial life, the space agency announced. 

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA Contacts Voyager 2 Using Upgraded Deep Space Network Dish

The only radio antenna that can command the 43-year-old spacecraft has been offline since March as it gets new hardware, but work is on track to wrap up in February.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

NASA, SpaceX Set New Crew-1 Launch Date, Time

NASA and SpaceX will launch the Crew-1 mission on Nov. 14 and will hold a teleconference to discuss the details of the launch Wednesday. The agency will also be sharing the results of the recent testing conducted on the Falcon 9 Merlin engines.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

NASA assigns four astronauts to SpaceX mission scheduled for 2021 - CNN

NASA and its international partners named four astronauts to crew a SpaceX mission to the International Space Station in spring 2021 — beefing up staffing on board the orbiting laboratory.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Assessing The Habitability of Planets Around Old Red Dwarfs

A new study using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope gives new insight into an important question: how habitable are planets that orbit the most common type of stars in the Galaxy? The target of the new study, as reported in our press release, is Barnard's Star, which is one of the closest stars to Earth at a distance of just 6 light years.

Science & Technology | Science

What did NASA discover on the Moon, and what is it so excited to tell us?

NASA has something very exciting to tell us about the Moon, so it's holding a conference call on Monday, October 26th. The discovery was made using NASA's flying observatory SOPHIA. Audio of the call will be streamed live on NASA's website for everyone to

Science & Technology | Science & Space

New images show NASA spacecraft's historic landing and sample collection on asteroid

New images taken by the OSIRIS-REx mission show the historic first touchdown of a NASA spacecraft on the near-Earth asteroid Bennu. The spacecraft collected a sample that will be returned to Earth in 2023.

Science & Technology | Science

A NASA spacecraft is poised to snag the largest sample of rocks from an asteroid ever

On October 19th, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will attempt to grab a large sample of rocks from an asteroid named Bennu, with the goal of returning the material back to Earth in 2023.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Walt Disney, Space, and The Right Stuff

Disney culture is filled with interesting coincidences, inspirations, and connections—one of the most remarkable and surprising is the influence of Walt Disney himself on the U.S. space program. That stimulus certainly raised public awareness and

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Here’s how astronauts vote from space

NASA has a system in place so that astronauts who are in space can still cast their votes in elections. The process is relatively straightforward, with a unique ballot sent electronically that only the voter can access.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

In Clouds on Venus, New Potential for Microbial Life

Astronomers have detected a chemical in Venus’ atmosphere that signifies life on Earth. Could it mean the same on Venus?

Science & Technology | Science

NASA Satellite Launched In 1964 Is About To Fall Back To Earth

A satellite NASA launched 56 years ago to study Earth’s magnetosphere is set to make a fiery homecoming on Saturday when the Orbiting Geophysics Observatory 1 (OGO-1) re-enters our atmosphere.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA watches as weird 'dent' in Earth's magnetic field splits in two

NASA is tracking a strange dent in Earth's magnetic field called the South Atlantic Anomaly, which can expose spacecraft to higher levels of damaging radiation.

Politics | Woke Insanity

Woke NASA to Rename Celestial Objects That Are 'Insensitive'

NASA was feeling left out of the new Woke America so they decided to manufacture a "controversy" over the "insensitive" names of celestial objects.

History | History

NASA Names Headquarters for 'Hidden Figure' Mary Jackson

Mary W. Jackson, NASA’s first Black female engineer, was an unsung hero of the Space Race in the 1960s.

News | The News

Buzz Aldrin reminds us of the importance of Flag Day ‘today and every day’

"...let us remember all the men and women who've fought valiantly to defend it."

Science & Technology | Science

NASA’s New Horizons probe helped measure the distance to a potentially habitable system

NASA's New Horizons probe was able to help measure the distance between two stars and our home system thanks to its distant location. The probe's images of the stars were compared with images of those same stars shot from Earth, and researchers calculated

Science & Technology | SCIENCE

SpaceX's Crew Dragon has that 'new car smell' and flies 'totally different' than a NASA shuttle

When the hatch of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft opened up to let two NASA astronauts inside the International Space Station on Sunday (May 31), the astronaut who greeted them at the door got a strong whiff of "new car smell."

Science & Technology | Science

SpaceX's new 'Endeavour' spaceship just made history by docking to the International Space Station with 2 NASA astronauts inside

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley can now begin a stay in orbit that could last up to 110 days before they return home.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Former Apollo 17 Astronaut Harrison Schmitt on privatization of space exploration | Fox News Video

Harrison Schmitt, second to last man to walk on the moon, joins Neil Cavuto on 'Your World.'

Science & Technology | Science

NASA and SpaceX say they are ‘go’ to proceed with historic crewed flight on May 27th

After two days of review, NASA and SpaceX have mutually decided to proceed with the company’s historic flight on May 27th of launching two astronauts to the International Space Station from Florida. However, there is still a lot of work to complete over t

Science & Technology | Science

Space Photos of the Week: Happy Birthday, Hubble! | WIRED

Every year on the telescope's birthday, we're the ones who get a gift: a brilliant and never-before-seen snapshot of the cosmos.

Entertainment | Entertainment

NASA confirms work on a Tom Cruise movie to be shot aboard the International Space Station | TechCrunch

NASA is indeed working with actor Tom Cruise on a film to be shot in space — aboard the International Space Station (ISS), it turns out. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine confirmed the news, which was detailed in an earlier report, via a tweet today. The

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Casio Is Releasing a Retro-Style, NASA-Themed G-Shock Watch

Just because you’re not headed to the Moon doesn’t mean you can’t flaunt your passion for space exploration.

Health & Fitness | Psychology

How NASA Astronauts Maintain Their Mental Health

Being stuck at home for days on end can be extremely damaging to your psyche. Check out these tips from three people who know a lot about coping with isolation.

Science & Technology | Science

Astronaut study suggests spaceflight permanently alters the human brain

Scientists discovered a major effect that long duration spaceflight has on astronauts' brains, altering the volume of fluids around the brain.

Science & Technology | Tech

NASA’s asteroid probe is rehearsing for its most dangerous move yet

NASA's OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is about to perform its most daring maneuver yet. In a rehearsal for the sample-gathering act planned for later this year, the spacecraft will carry out an exercise that will bring it closer to the asteroid Bennu than ever

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

NASA's Offering Online Astronaut Training While You're Stuck in Lockdown

Who hasn't dreamt of escaping to the stars? Especially now, with most of us confined to limited spaces and steeped in tragic news.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Space Images | Curiosity's 1.8-Billion-Pixel Panorama

NASAs Curiosity rover captured its highest-resolution panorama of the Martian surface between Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, 2019.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff!

What the NASA-funded HI-SEAS experiment taught me about isolation.

Social distancing, stocking up on shelf-stable food, long-distance communication, and boredom—sounds a lot like a mission to Mars.