Pluto Up Close: Spacecraft Achieves Flyby, Then Calls HomeCulminating a journey from planet Earth that spanned 3 billion miles and 9 ½ years, the moment of closest approach to Pluto for the New Horizons spacecraft came Tuesday at 7:49 AM.
NASA's New Commercial Crew Astronauts: Each Wants To Fly 1stThe four NASA astronauts, dubbed the Commercial Crew Cadre, chosen to fly on the first test flights of commercial spacecraft said Friday they haven't come up yet with a more media-savvy name.
NASA Picks 4 Astronauts To Fly 1st Commercial Space MissionsEven with SpaceX’s recent failures to reach the International Space Station, NASA has chosen four veteran astronauts to move ahead with their commercial space mission plans.
NASA Releases Picture Of Starry Fireworks For Hubble's 25thNASA celebrated the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary with a beautiful image taken by the space telescope.
Twin Fools NASA At Brother's Launch On 1-Year FlightIt’s not quiet April Fools yet, but astronaut Scott Kelly's identical twin pulled a prank on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission.
Boeing, SpaceX Will Beat Russia On Price For Astronaut RidesNASA astronauts have been hitching rides on Russian rockets to reach the International Space Station since the U.S. retired its space shuttle launches in 2011.
NASA Awards Space Contract To Boeing and SpaceX NASA chose Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station within the next few years.
NASA Picks 8 New Astronauts, 4 Of Them WomenFor the first time in four years, NASA has a new group of potential astronauts.
2011 Marked End Of An Era For NASA2011 marked the end of an era as NASA retired its manned space shuttles after 30 years in space. As the shuttles were packed off for their final resting places in a handful of museums, NASA turned its attention to the future of manned space travel and possibly trips to an asteroid and Mars.
Mars May Have Salty WaterNASA has made an out-of-this world discovery on the planet Mars. Scientists say they have found new evidence of possible saltwater flows on Mars.