Space Travel

Pluto Just 4 Weeks, 20 Million Miles Away For SpacecraftAfter traveling 3 billion miles, over the course of nine years, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is at Pluto’s doorstep.
NASA Picks 8 New Astronauts, 4 Of Them WomenFor the first time in four years, NASA has a new group of potential astronauts.
First Space Tourist Plans 2018 Trip To MarsVisit 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.
One Giant Leap For Newt?Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has promised to establish a permanent U.S. base on the moon by 2020 if he's elected president.
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.
2nd Delay For NASA's Launch Of Twin Moon SpacecraftIt’s another delay for NASA's latest moonshot. That’s because a pair of spacecraft intended to orbit the moon and measure its gravity will not lift off until Saturday.
Wind Delays NASA Launch Of Twin Moon SpacecraftThere’s been a delay in NASA’s quest to return to the moon. High wind is keeping NASA's newest moon probes on Earth longer than expected.
Storms May Stall Launch Of Twin Spacecraft To MoonThere may be a delay in NASA’s quest to return to the moon.
NASA Going Back To The MoonFour decades after astronauts touched down on the moon NASA is going back.