NASA

In this March 23, 2019, file photo, Will Smith arrives at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles.
Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File
April 23, 2019 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Will Smith, NASA, Fortnite and Disney are among the 2019 Webby Award winners for internet excellence. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences announced the winners Tuesday. Smith's The Jump won a Webby for events and live stream video while Disney was chosen the...
Read More
Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, center left, works outside the International Space Station, Monday, April 8, 2019.
NASA via AP
April 08, 2019 - 7:40 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts are tackling battery and cable work outside the International Space Station. It's the third spacewalk in just 2 ½ weeks for the station crew. NASA astronaut Anne McClain and Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques got an early start Monday morning...
Read More
On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, Vice President Mike Pence called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years.
NASA via AP
March 26, 2019 - 10:18 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years, an accelerated pace that would aim to put Americans on the lunar south pole. Pence said NASA needs to achieve that goal "by any means necessary." Speaking at a meeting of...
Read More
NASA astronauts Anne McClain (left) and Christina H. Koch (right)
AFP/TASS/Getty Images
March 26, 2019 - 10:43 am
By Gianluca Mezzofiore and Amanda Jackson, CNN (CNN) -- NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch were set to make history Friday as the first all-female crew to conduct a spacewalk at the International Space Station. Now, Koch will instead be joined by male astronaut Nick Hague due to...
Read More
The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-12 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station.
Dmitri Lovetsky/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 9:52 pm
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Russian-American crew arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, five months after a botched launch led to an emergency landing for two of the three astronauts. This time, the Russian Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch along...
Read More
Harrison Schmitt collects lunar rake samples during the first Apollo 17 extravehicular activity.
NASA via CNN
March 11, 2019 - 6:29 pm
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- After sitting untouched in storage for nearly 50 years, lunar samples collected during the Apollo 15, 16 and 17 missions will be studied for the first time, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Monday. The announcement came during Bridenstine's discussion...
Read More
This image provided by NASA shows SpaceX's Dragon capsule carrying a test dummy splashed down into the Atlantic ocean off the Florida coast, Friday, March 8, 2019.
NASA via AP
March 08, 2019 - 11:59 am
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX's swanky new crew capsule returned from the International Space Station to an old-fashioned splashdown in the Atlantic on Friday, successfully ending a test flight that could lead to astronaut rides later this year. The Dragon...
Read More
NASA captured the first ever air-to-air images of shock waves interacting from two supersonic T-38 US Air Force jets.
NASA via CNN
March 07, 2019 - 1:24 pm
By: Matthew Robinson (CNN) -- NASA has captured groundbreaking images of shockwaves from supersonic aircraft, the space agency said, as part of efforts to create a jet that flies faster than the speed of sound without producing sonic boom. Using newly upgraded air-to-air photographic technology...
Read More
Anne McClain and Christina H. Koch
AFP/Getty Images
March 06, 2019 - 11:31 am
By Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN (CNN) -- For the first time in history, an all-female crew will conduct a spacewalk at the International Space Station, NASA confirmed to CNN. As part of Expedition 59, NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will carry out the spacewalk on March 29. They'll be...
Read More
In this photo provided by NASA, the SpaceX Crew Dragon is pictured about 20 meters (66 feet) away from the International Space Station’s Harmony module, Sunday, March 3, 2019.
NASA via AP
March 03, 2019 - 12:37 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A sleek new American-built capsule with just a test dummy aboard docked smoothly with the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing the U.S. a big step closer to getting back in the business of launching astronauts. The white, bullet-shaped Dragon capsule,...
Read More

Pages