NASA Confirms US Astronaut Will Return on Russian Spacecraft Later This Month
NASA Confirms US Astronaut Will Return on Russian Spacecraft Later This Month

Russia will pick up an American astronaut as scheduled later in the month and deliver him to a third country, U.S. space officials said on March 14.

NASA Plans to Retire the International Space Station by 2031 by Crashing It Into the Pacific Ocean
NASA Plans to Retire the International Space Station by 2031 by Crashing It Into the Pacific Ocean

NASA intends to keep operating the International Space Station until the end of 2030, after which the ISS would be crashed into a remote part of the Pacific Ocean known as Point Nemo, according to newly published plans outlining its future.

NASA Rocket Launch Might Be Seen Saturday Night on Mid-Atlantic Coast
NASA Rocket Launch Might Be Seen Saturday Night on Mid-Atlantic Coast

People in states from North Carolina to Connecticut may be treated to a NASA rocket launch Saturday night, if weather conditions are favorable.

Longest Partial Lunar Eclipse of Century to Occur Next Week
Longest Partial Lunar Eclipse of Century to Occur Next Week

The longest partial lunar eclipse of the century is set to take place between Nov. 18-19 and will be visible in all 50 states.

NASA Bumps Moon Landing to 2025 at Earliest, Missing Trump Target
NASA Bumps Moon Landing to 2025 at Earliest, Missing Trump Target

NASA is delaying putting astronauts back on the moon until 2025 at the earliest, missing the deadline set by the Trump administration.

NASA, SpaceX Launch 4 More Astronauts Into Orbit on Flight to Space Station
NASA, SpaceX Launch 4 More Astronauts Into Orbit on Flight to Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—NASA and private rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit late on Wednesday, sending a veteran spacewalker, two younger crewmates chosen for future lunar missions, and a German materials scientist on their way to the International Space Station.

NASA, SpaceX Set to Launch Space Station’s Next Crew to Orbit
NASA, SpaceX Set to Launch Space Station’s Next Crew to Orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—Elon Musk’s private rocket company, SpaceX, was due to launch four more astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Wednesday, including a veteran spacewalker and two younger crewmates chosen to join NASA’s forthcoming lunar missions.

NASA Discovers Possible First Planet Outside Milky Way Galaxy
NASA Discovers Possible First Planet Outside Milky Way Galaxy

NASA announced this week that scientists at the Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered the signs of a planet orbiting a star outside of the Milky Way, which would make it the first planet discovered outside of our galaxy.

NASA Shifts Focus From Space to Earth's Climate Problems
NASA Shifts Focus From Space to Earth's Climate Problems

NASA has turned its attention from space to Earth and is studying how to combat drought, fires, and environmental catastrophes.

NASA’s Asteroid Hunter Lucy Soars Into Sky With Diamonds
NASA’s Asteroid Hunter Lucy Soars Into Sky With Diamonds

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—A NASA spacecraft named Lucy rocketed into the sky with diamonds Saturday morning on a 12-year quest to explore eight asteroids.

Astronauts Complete NASA Spacewalk to Prepare for International Space Station Power Boost
Astronauts Complete NASA Spacewalk to Prepare for International Space Station Power Boost

European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide are back inside the International Space Station after completing a successful spacewalk Sunday to prepare for more solar array upgrades.

NASA’s Mars Rover Collects First Planetary Samples for Return to Earth
NASA’s Mars Rover Collects First Planetary Samples for Return to Earth

NASA’s Mars science rover Perseverance has collected and stashed away the first of numerous mineral samples that the U.S. space agency hopes to retrieve from the surface of the Red Planet for analysis on Earth, NASA said on Friday.