In 1961, an American astronaut reached space for the first time and soared through the heavens in a gumdrop-shaped capsule.
NASA's Kennedy Space Center remained closed Tuesday but appeared to have weathered Hurricane Irma well.
SpaceX launched the Air Force's super-secret space shuttle on Thursday, a technology tester capable of spending years in orbit.
A deceptively valuable wall hanging: this section of the NASA–ESA Hubble Space Telescope's solar array flew for eight years in space before being returned to Earth aboard a Space Shuttle, and is now displayed at ESA's technical ...
NASA is in an awkward in-between time right now. Since the beginning of the space age, the agency has had the ability to send its astronauts into space. The first American to go to space, Alan Shepard, did a suborbital launch ...
Big plans are being made in space.
Roman Statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero said, "If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."
NASA chose 12 new astronauts Wednesday from its biggest pool of applicants ever, hand-picking seven men and five women who could one day fly aboard the nation's next generation of spacecraft.
US President Donald Trump congratulated NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson for setting a new space record on Monday, but expressed disdain for a particular rigor of space life—drinking recycled urine.
John Glenn's trailblazing legacy took flight Tuesday as a cargo ship bearing his name rocketed toward the International Space Station.