For the first time in four years, NASA has a new group of potential astronauts.
NASA is preparing for a close encounter of the asteroid kind Friday afternoon when Asteroid 1998 QE2 drops by the earth.
Days away from hurricane season and some meteorologists are wondering how American computer models will stack-up against the competition in 2013.
Taking an impromptu spacewalk is not the norm, but in an attempt to replace a serious leaky pump, astronauts traveled outside the International Space Station Saturday.
A spacewalk will most likely be necessary to fix an ammonia leak on aboard the International Space Station, the commander said Friday.
Packed with science samples collected by the crew of the International Space Station, the privately owned cargo ship Dragon is headed back to Earth.
Visit Mars. That’s the insanely ambitious plan that Dennis Tito, who was the first private space traveler a little less than 12 years ago, will announce in more detail next week.
The astronauts aboard the International Space Station temporarily lost contact with NASA on Tuesday.
It’s not going to hit us but a 150-foot-wide asteroid will come remarkably close to Earth Friday, even closer than high-flying communication and weather satellites. It will be the nearest known flyby for an object of this size in recorded history.
It’s been a decade since seven astronauts aboard the space shuttle Columbia died in a fiery disaster over the state of Texas. NASA will honor those seven astronauts Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of the disaster.