Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched another historic mission for NASA this week
Elon Musk continues to make news, this time through his company SpaceX, which this week sent four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) on a new mission for NASA. On Wednesday, April 27, NASA's first crew, composed of an equal number of men and women, departed before dawn from the ...
NASA delays landing astronauts on moon to 2025, partly blames Blue Origin lawsuit
NASA announced that it will delay the plans for an astronaut mission to land on the moon to 2025 at the earliest. However, the target set by former President Donald Trump administration is 2024, the U.S. space agency's chief said on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Speaking at a news conference, NASA Administrator ...
The moon is not a natural object and could quite possibly have been engineered to sustain life on Earth, says British writer
British writer Christopher Knight published the book "Who Built the Moon?" with Alan Butler. In this book, Knight and Butler pose some intriguing and challenging questions: Is the moon man-made? Can it even be empty? And does the moon exist through some accident, or is it an obvious blueprint? If so, ...
Spacewalking astronauts replace more station batteries
Spacewalking astronauts are conducting more battery work outside the International Space Station.NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch (Cook) floated outside Friday, a week after the first spacewalk to install new and stronger batteries for the station's solar power grid.Koch was supposed to go out with Anne McClain, but there ...
NASA to make untouched lunar samples available for study
The lunar samples were collected by astronauts during the Apollo 15, 16 and 17 missions
NASA schedules its first all-female spacewalk
Anne McClain and Christina Koch will be supported by Kristen Facciol on the ground
Year in space put US astronaut’s disease defenses on alert
Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly’s immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin, researchers said Friday. Scientists don’t know if the changes were good or bad but results from a unique NASA twins study are ...
Study: work in space does not seem to shorten astronauts’ lives
Researchers compared data on US male astronauts and a similarly fit group — pro athletes — and found neither group has higher rates than the other of death overall or of early deaths
3 astronauts return from International Space Station
Three astronauts returned to Earth Thursday after more than six months aboard the International Space Station.A Russian Soyuz capsule with NASA's Serena Aunon-Chancellor, Russian Sergey Prokopyev and German astronaut Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency landed on the snow-covered steppes in Kazakhstan, about 140 kilometers (87 miles) southeast of ...
SpaceX’s crew rocket set for January test flight
If the January 7 test is successful, SpaceX plans to launch its first crewed mission in 2019
‘We trust our rocket,’ crew says ahead of first space launch since failure
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and US and Canadian astronauts Anne McClain and David Saint-Jacques are due to embark for International Space Station on Dec. 3 after similar launch on Oct. 11 ended in emergency landing
Update: US, Russia astronauts making emergency landing
The Latest on the failed space launch carrying two astronauts (all times local):3 p.m.U.S. astronaut Nick Hague, right, and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, crew members of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, wave as they board to the rocket prior the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian ...
US, Russian astronauts blast off to space station
A duo of astronauts from the U.S. and Russia has blasted off for a mission on the International Space Station.U.S. astronaut Nick Hague, right, and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, crew members of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, wave as they board to the rocket prior the launch ...
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