NASA

Since NASA's TESS satellite launched in April 2018, it's been identifying exoplanets and carrying on the planet-hunter legacy of the concluded Kepler mission.
Robin Dienel/Carnegie Institute for Science via CNN
CNN
September 26, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Since NASA's TESS satellite launched in April 2018, it's been identifying exoplanets and carrying on the planet-hunter legacy of the concluded Kepler mission. In order to find exoplanets, TESS is surveying stars -- and that's how it found the aftermath of a violent encounter.
Read More
From left, United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka, U.S. astronaut Jessica Meir, members of the main crew to the International Space Station.
Dmitri Lovetsky/AP Photo
AP News
September 25, 2019 - 1:55 pm
An American, a Russian and the first space flyer from the United Arab Emirates blasted off Wednesday on a mission to the International Space Station.
Read More
File photo shows an aerial view of large icebergs floating as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland.
Felipe Dana/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 25, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic and losing oxygen, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a report issued as world leaders met at the United Nations.
Read More
Icebergs seen floating.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Kim Glovas
September 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Scientists at NASA are issuing warnings about what the loss of sea ice in the polar ice caps means to the rest of us.
Read More
Nasa Lunar Animals
NASA via CNN
July 29, 2019 - 12:18 pm
By Allen Kim, CNN (CNN) -- Scientists from NASA had a lot more leeway to conduct weird experiments 50 years ago, which included feeding moon dust to German cockroaches. But it didn't stop there. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were able to secure lunar samples from the surface of the moon...
Read More
Chris Kraft, the founder of NASA's mission control, died Monday, July 22, 2019, just two days after the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. He was 95.
David J. Phillip/AP Photo, File
July 22, 2019 - 7:51 pm
By Seth Borenstein WASHINGTON (AP) — Behind America's late leap into orbit and triumphant small step on the moon was the agile mind and guts-of-steel of Chris Kraft, making split-second decisions that propelled the nation to once unimaginable heights. Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA'...
Read More
1969: Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin deploys a scientific experiment package on the surface of the moon. In the background is the Lunar Module, as is a flag of the United States.
Neil Armstrong/NASA/Getty Images
Kim Glovas
July 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As we mark the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, we might also remember the conspiracy theories that sprung up around the event. Derek Arnold, who teaches the rhetoric of conspiracy theories at Villanova, says some people thought it didn't really happen. NASA...
Read More
John Helferty says the Apollo 11 mission sparked his interest in space exploration and rocketed him to a connection with NASA.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
July 18, 2019 - 9:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Temple University engineering professor says the Apollo 11 mission sparked his interest in space exploration and rocketed him to a connection with NASA. "I wouldn't be sitting here in an engineering building as a professor of engineering without the Apollo 11," said...
Read More
In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Michael Collins, right, speaks to Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana at Launch Complex 39A, about the moments leading up to launch at 9:32 a.m. on July 16, 1969, and what it was
Frank Michaux/NASA via AP
July 16, 2019 - 9:33 am
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Collins had the spotlight to himself this time — Armstrong has been gone for seven years...
Read More

Pages