Apollo

December 28, 2018

The Apollo Moon Missions Did More Than Allow Man to Walk on the Moon

The Apollo moon missions captured the world’s imagination and expanded ideas about what was possible for humankind—but not many people know that this incredible space-age milestone […]
December 21, 2018

Apollo 8 Launched 1st Astronauts Around the Moon 50 Years Ago Today Despite Big Risks

There’s a fine line between daring and reckless, and in hindsight, it might be argued that NASA perhaps fell on the wrong side of that line […]
November 26, 2018

First SpaceX Crew Dragon test flight set for January

WASHINGTON — NASA has set Jan. 7 as the date for the launch of the first commercial crew test flight, an uncrewed SpaceX Dragon spacecraft that […]
November 22, 2018

First SpaceX Crew Dragon test flight set for January

WASHINGTON — NASA has set Jan. 7 as the date for the launch of the first commercial crew test flight, an uncrewed SpaceX Dragon spacecraft that […]
October 10, 2018

Astronauts Reflect on Apollo 11 Legacy in ‘First Man’ IMAX Featurette

Moon, it’s time for your close-up. “First Man,” the new Hollywood film about Apollo 11 moonwalker Neil Armstrong, hits theaters across the nation Friday (Oct. 12). […]
August 23, 2018

NASA’s New Space Taxis

The astronauts’ next spacecraft won’t be government property. pace travel is about to change. Ever since Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering flight in 1961, only spacecraft built by […]
February 16, 2016

Rocket Lab to launch Spire satellites

WASHINGTON — Rocket Lab, a New Zealand company developing a small launch vehicle, announced a contract Feb. 14 with Spire to launch a number of that […]
December 11, 2015

SEE THE FIERY AWESOMENESS OF A ROCKET LAUNCH FILMED IN 4K

Space has never looked so good. Just one day after private spaceflight company Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft docked with the ISS, NASA released the amazing video […]
April 11, 2014

Apollo 11 checklist, Mercury-era spacesuit fetch over $111,000 at NYC auction of space items

NEW YORK, N.Y. – An Apollo 11 lunar surface checklist sheet was among the coveted items sold at a New York City auction of space exploration […]