US astronaut sets record for longest spaceflight by a woman

U.S. 12/28/19, 07:16

A U.S. astronaut set a record Saturday for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, breaking the old mark of 288 days with about two months left in her mission. Christina Koch, a 40-year-old electrical engineer from Livingston, Montana, arrived at ...

NASA to send women to moon for the first time

Trending 06/18/19, 13:26

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced Monday, June 17, that it is ready to send women to the moon—50 years after the first Apollo mission! The new space mission is aptly named Artemis, after the Goddess of the moon. Speaking ...

Scientists see evidence of underground lakes system on Mars

Space 03/01/19, 11:46

Scientists say images of craters taken by European and American space probes show there likely once was a planet-wide system of underground lakes on Mars. Data collected by NASA and ESA probes orbiting the red planet provide the first geological evidence ...

NASA about to pull plug on Mars rover, silent for 8 months

U.S. 02/12/19, 16:45

NASA is trying one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, before calling it quits.The rover has been silent for eight months, victim of an intense dust storm. Thick dust darkened the sky last summer and, for months, ...

Tiny satellites fall silent after proving new tech at Mars

Tech 02/06/19, 10:49

Two tiny satellites have fallen silent millions of miles away, after proving new technology at Mars.The twin CubeSats, nicknamed WALL-E and EVE, shadowed NASA's InSight lander to Mars last year. As the lander descended to the Martian surface in November, ...

New NASA lander captures 1st sounds of Martian wind

Science 12/07/18, 15:24

NASA's new Mars lander has captured the first sounds of the Martian wind.The Jet Propulsion Laboratory released audio clips of the alien wind Friday. The low-frequency rumblings were collected by the InSight lander during its first week- and-a-half of operations ...

Planet Earth working on 3 Mars landers to follow InSight

U.S. 12/01/18, 08:13

As Mars' newest resident settles in, Planet Earth is working on three more landers and at least two orbiters to join the scientific Martian brigade.NASA's InSight spacecraft touched down on Mars on Monday.FILE- This artist's rendering provided to China's Xinhua ...

Next US moon landing will be by private companies, not NASA

U.S. 11/29/18, 15:12

America's next moon landing will be made by private companies — not NASA.NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Thursday that nine U.S. companies will compete in delivering experiments to the lunar surface. Bridenstine says NASA will buy the service and let ...

Anxiety abounds at NASA as Mars landing day arrives

Space 11/26/18, 05:26

A NASA spacecraft's six-month journey to Mars neared its dramatic grand finale Monday in what scientists and engineers hoped would be a soft precision landing on flat red plains.The InSight lander aimed for an afternoon touchdown, as anxiety built among ...

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