After spending nearly a year in space, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly recently announced his retirement from the space agency.
At the first annual Space Commerce Conference and Exposition, the NASA Administrator talked about the stronger role private companies will have in allowing NASA to focus on certain goals, including humans going to Mars.
If you've always wanted to wear that space suit and try out the espresso machine in the international space station, or (merely) to contribute to research about the Red Planet, now's your chance to get that application in on time.
The final preparations are underway to put a Russian and American astronaut into space for a full year - an important step as each country's respective space agencies prepare to move humanity's explorers into deeper space.
Astronauts Reid Wiseman of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency (ESA) took a casual stroll around the exterior of the International Spaces Station (ISS) yesterday performing minor repairs and one important installation - all of which occurred without a hitch.
Scientists from MIT have designed a next-generation spacesuit that acts practically as a second skin, and could revolutionize the way future astronauts travel into space.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has developed a hands free device that will allow their astronauts to consult audio manuals, videos, and ground control on demand inside their spacesuits and while floating around the International Space Station (ISS).
Particularly low gravity can confuse the brain, making it harder to tell up from down despite what your eyes are telling you. That can make moon walks a lot harder than astronauts make it look.
Training astronauts and caving specialists will soon descend into the depths of the Earth in order to train for future space missions, according to the European Space Agency (ESA).
Canada hasn't put a man into space in over a year, and likely won't do so until 2019. In the meantime, the country's space agency has elected to serve as a "hub" for the private sector's space goals instead.
Astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station had to do their best to stay calm Tuesday afternoon when they first detected smoke in the confined space outpost.
The "joystick" assembly from the fourth manned US lunar landing was bought at a whopping $610,063 in an online auction. This sets an apparent new record for the most ever paid for a space-travel antique collectable.
NASA astronauts Stan Love and Steve Bowen went underwater May 9 to test tools that will be used for a planned asteroid capture mission in the 2020s.
Experts gathered May 9 at a US House of Representatives hearing called "Space Traffic Management: How to Prevent a Real Life Gravity," warning others of the imminent dangers space debris poses to space travelers and satellite operation if rules aren't established to control these whizzing pieces of metal.
Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station began what is planned to be more than a six hour spacewalk at 8:02 EDT on Tuesday in order to prepare the orbiting lab for a new Russian module as well as perform additional installations on the station's back bone.