NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has doubled down on his claim that the space agency will be able to land humans on Mars in the 2030s, going so far as to say it could even be done by the middle of that decade.
President Donald Trump, second from left, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, left, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, right, speaks with NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir during the first all-woman spacewalk on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.
It was an inspiring evening as the National Space Club Florida Committee held its 2019 Celebrate Space Awards Oct. 19 at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Throughout spaceflight history, 14 women have completed spacewalks. On Friday, astronaut Jessica Meir brought that number up to 15 when she floated outside the International Space Station’s airlock alongside 4-time spacewalker NASA Astronaut Christina Hammock Koch for the first #AllWomanSpacewalk.
A first aboard the space station, some gear well-suited for the Artemis generation, and ensuring astronaut safety … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!
NASA has taken the next steps toward building Space Launch System (SLS) rocket core stages to support as many as 10 Artemis missions, including the mission that will carry the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Wednesday named Douglas Loverro as the agency’s new associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has given astronomers their best look yet at an interstellar visitor — comet 2I/Borisov — whose speed and trajectory indicate it has come from beyond our solar system.
When astronauts are hours away from launching on Artemis missions to the Moon, they’ll put on a brightly colored orange spacesuit called the Orion Crew Survival System (OCSS) suit.
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket will deliver the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on Tuesday, December 17 to a 98 nautical mile (nmi) sub-orbital trajectory on its Orbital Flight Test (OFT) to the International Space Station.
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will venture outside the space station at 7:50 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 or Friday, Oct. 18.
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In this view of Jupiter, NASA’s Juno spacecraft captures swirling clouds in the region of the giant planet’s northern hemisphere known as “Jet N4.”
A huge asteroid is about to skim past Earth at its closest approach in 115 years.
The most powerful and complex space science telescope ever created by humankind is one step closer to launch.
This week, two astronauts completed the first two spacewalks in a series throughout October to upgrade the station’s batteries from nickel-hydrogen to lithium-ion. The next spacewalk to continue the work will be Wednesday, Oct. 16.
After successfully launching Thursday night, NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) spacecraft is in orbit for a first-of-its-kind mission to study a region of space where changes can disrupt communications and satellite orbits, and even increase radiation risks to astronauts.
This week: two spacewalks to replace batteries outside the International Space Station, a NASA Commercial Crew Program progress update at SpaceX and the launch of ICON, a NASA Sun Science mission to study the frontier of space … a few of the stories to tell you about — This Week at NASA!
The University of Central Florida soon will become a resource for researchers in Florida, Puerto Rico and Latin America seeking an opportunity to use the new James Webb Space Telescope to be launched by NASA.
Legendary cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the first human to walk in space — an experience that almost killed him — and later the commander of the Russian Soyuz spacecraft that docked with a NASA Apollo capsule, symbolizing a historic thaw in the Cold War, has died after a long illness, the Russian space agency confirmed Friday.