Discovery

May 10, 2020

Asteroid sneaks past satellites in one of the closest flybys on record

No one saw it coming until it was right on top of us. More like above us, actually. A previously unseen asteroid the size of a […]
May 9, 2020

New Chinese spacecraft landing marks step toward future crewed lunar missions

HELSINKI — A successful high-speed reentry and landing of a new Chinese spacecraft Friday marked a step toward the country sending astronauts to the moon and […]
May 8, 2020

Astronaut-led tour reveals details in ‘For All Mankind’ moon base

A real astronaut leads the tour of a fictional moon base packed with references to real-life space history in a newly-released video by Apple. Former NASA […]
May 7, 2020

Who’s Out There–Something on Pluto?

While the COVID-19 virus threatens human lives and disrupts our entire world, impacting normal human interactions, we should probably take a moment to reflect about who […]
May 6, 2020

Tom Cruise, NASA Team Up to Shoot Movie in Space

Project to be filmed aboard International Space Station, NASA administrator confirms Tom Cruise and NASA are teaming up for a movie project which will be filmed aboard the International […]
May 5, 2020

‘Badass’ astronauts ready for historic test launch to space station taking precautions amid pandemic

‘Badass’ astronauts journey to ISS will mark first time in 9 years that Americans take off from U.S. soil NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley […]
May 4, 2020

NASA to Provide Coverage of SpaceX Commercial Crew Test Flight with Astronauts

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International […]
May 3, 2020

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo makes 1st glide flight over Spaceport America

VSS Unity looks poised to begin commercial operations soon. Virgin Galactic’s newest SpaceShipTwo space plane just flew freely above its New Mexico home base for the first time. […]
April 30, 2020

How NASA Uses Social Media to Connect With People

NASA Social is the space agency’s social media program that engages and rewards its followers. Qualifying social media followers can enter to win access to tours […]