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NASA’s InSight lander detects largest ‘marsquake’ yet on Red Planet

On May 4th, NASA’s InSight lander on Mars detected the most powerful marsquake the spacecraft has felt ever since landing in 2018 — a magnitude 5...

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Mars helicopter spots wreckage from Perseverance landing

NASA has released images of a wreckage from its Ingenuity helicopter stationed on Mars. The images captured the Perseverance rover’s backshell,...

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Watch SpaceX launch its latest crew of astronauts to the space station for NASA

Early April 27th, SpaceX will launch a new crew of four astronauts, called Crew-4, to the International Space Station for NASA. The launch will send...

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Check out NASA’s latest footage of a solar eclipse on Mars

The Mastcam-Z camera on NASA’s Perseverance rover took this stunning video of Mars’ larger moon Phobos during a solar eclipse. Watching the...

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Sending a probe to Uranus labeled as top priority by space science community

The planetary science community just released its Decadal Survey, a massive wishlist of all the planetary space missions they’d like to see in the...

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NASA delays dress rehearsal of new megarocket

NASA has delayed the wet dress rehearsal for its Space Launch System megarocket, as technicians were unable to load the rocket with propellant due to...

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NASA to conduct elaborate dress rehearsal with new megarocket this weekend

From April 1st through April 3rd, NASA plans to conduct a wet dress rehearsal with its new Space Launch System rocket, going through all the major...

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NASA says Russia is still ‘moving toward’ extending the space station through 2030

Despite worsening tensions on Earth, it may still be possible that the United States and Russia will continue their partnership on the International...

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NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei scheduled to return to Earth in Russian space capsule

On March 30th, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei will come back to Earth after a year-long stay aboard the International Space Station, returning home in...

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NASA would get $26 billion in new budget request

President Joe Biden released his administration’s budget request for 2023, which proposes giving $26 billion to NASA, as well as $7.5 billion for...

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NASA announces plans to develop second Moon lander, alongside SpaceX’s Starship

NASA announced plans to develop a second lander alongside SpaceX’s Starship vehicle to take humans to the lunar surface for its Artemis program....

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NASA’s megarocket, the Space Launch System, rolls out to its launchpad

On March 17th, NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System, rolled out to its launchpad for the first time at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. On...

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Watch NASA roll out its new mega-rocket, the Space Launch System, for the first time

At 5PM ET on March 17th, NASA will roll out its massive new Space Launch System rocket for the first time ever, sending it on an 11-hour journey to...

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NASA’s new monster rocket set to roll out after more than a decade of delays

NASA’s Space Launch System is about to take its first small step towards the Moon, rolling out ahead of a projected summer launch. It’s a...

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Russia says it will not strand American astronaut in space despite media reports

Various media reports from ABC and Fox News sparked concerns that Russia would strand American astronaut Mark Vande Hei in space on the International...

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NASA’s human Moon lander program finally gets full funding in new budget bill

On March 9th, Congressional appropriators released a new omnibus spending bill that would give some of NASA’s underfunded programs the full funding...

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Russia says it will no longer sell rocket engines to the United States

The head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, announced that Russia would no longer sell rocket engines to the United States. Such a decision would impact...

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Russian space director’s wild threats could have real implications for the ISS

On February 24th, the head of Russia’s state space corporation, Roscosmos, fired off tweets insinuating that the International Space Station could...

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US and Russia still tethered by International Space Station during Ukraine conflict

After Russia invaded Ukraine, both NASA and Russia’s state space corporation Roscosmos are continuing to work together to support operations on the...

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NASA reveals first images from its new X-ray mission

NASA revealed the first imaging data from its Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE), an explorer launched in December to study supernovas, black...

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NASA unveils the James Webb Space Telescope’s first images

The first images the James Webb Space Telescope captured in space were unveiled by NASA today. NASA will spend the next few months properly aligning...

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NASA picks Lockheed Martin to build rocket that can launch samples of dirt off of Mars

On February 7th, NASA announced that it had awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to build the Mars Ascent Vehicle, or MAV, which will take off from...

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New company run by former NASA leader aims to build robotic outpost near the Moon

A new private spaceflight company called Quantum Space, run by former NASA acting administrator Steve Jurczyk, is aiming to building a robotic...

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NASA and SpaceX say lagging parachutes on Dragon capsule are not a problem

During the two most recent landings of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule, one of the four main parachutes deployed more slowly than the rest. NASA and...

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NASA partners with Microsoft to take quantum computing to deep space

NASA is planning to use Microsoft’s quantum computing based solution for making it easier for the spacecraft to communicate with the special...

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SpaceX planning to launch up to 52 missions in 2022

This year, SpaceX is striving to launch its highest number of missions yet, with 52 flights scheduled for the year — consisting of NASA missions,...

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What’s next for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope now that it’s reached its parking spot

Now that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has reached its final destination in space, there are still at least five months left of tweaks and...

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NASA’s revolutionary James Webb Space Telescope reaches final orbit in space

On January 24th, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope reached its final destination in space roughly 1 million miles from Earth, where it will observe...

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