Three astronauts aboard the Russian Soyuz spacecraft successfully arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) and will begin their six-month stay at the orbiting laboratory.
Humans only have a thousand years to find a new home, said Stephen Hawking during a speech at the Oxford University Union. According to the famous physicist, it will be very unlikely for humans to survive in the next millennium, and in order to survive, humans have to find another home.
In order to save for the upcoming Journey to Mars, NASA is crowd-sourcing for cheaper Mars vehicle concepts. The agency is calling out private commercial industries to propose new technologies that might help in making more affordable Martian vehicles.
NASA is still using a technology based on ancient metallic processes similar to how a 6,000-year old relic was made.
GOES-R, the next-gen weather satellite, was finally given a go signal to launch on Saturday, Nov. 19, as weather forecasts predict favorable weather on launch day.
NASA's Stratospheric Observation for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) will soon begin its 2017 observing campaign.
Due to Russia's decision to send only one instead of two cosmonauts in its supposed two-Russian crew transport cycle, there will be a smaller crew number aboard the ISS in 2017.
In his speech at the Spacecom conference last November 17, the founder of commercial space habitat developer Bigelow Aerospace said, “I propose that NASA should have, beginning in fiscal year 2019, an annual budget equal to at least one percent of total yearly federal spending.”
NASA is developing the most powerful rocket ever made, the Space Launch System (SLS) but in order to make it work, a reliable and sturdy engine shall be tested first.
NASA and two institutions have renewed their search for Antarctic meteorites to learn more about the earliest building blocks of the solar system and Earth’s moon and neighboring planets.
US Representative Brian Babin, the Chairman of the House Space Subcommittee, expressed his full support on the Trump administration’s space policy proposal involving the reestablishment of the National Space Council with Vice President-elect Mike Pence as its head.
Before being hailed as the presumptive President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has openly declared to the public that he will eliminate many policies implemented by President Barack Obama. Trump's public speeches suggest space exploration will not be neglected during his administration.
NASA is waiting to welcome President-Elect Donald Trump's transition team at the agency's headquarters to discuss the turnover and the future of NASA's space exploration programs.
Wildfires continue to ravage some parts of the United States and create massive plumes of smoke that could even be seen by NASA’s orbiting satellites.