The Orion spacecraft is back home after traveling into space and then across the country.
Spikes of methane gas on Mars detected by the Curiosity rover has piqued the interest of NASA.
Set to take flight Thursday, NASA’s new Orion spacecraft streaked into orbit Friday on a high-stakes test flight.
A windy Thursday morning has delayed NASA’S premier launch of its new Orion spacecraft until Friday.
NASA is a riding a high right now that hasn’t been felt since the space shuttle days.
It has been almost a year since NASA’s Maven spacecraft was sent into space for a celestial rendezvous with Mars.
Sunday evening the craft entered the red planet’s orbit for an unprecedented study of its atmosphere.
The Maven spacecraft arrived at the red planet late Sunday night after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.
After ten months in space and 442 million miles, NASA’s Maven spacecraft is on track to reach the red planet late Sunday night.
Mars is getting another visitor soon.
NASA’S next generation of spacecraft is almost ready to begin its out of the world tests. The capsule, named Orion, is in the final stages of being prepped for its first mission a little less than three months from now.