SpaceX Dragon splashes down with crucial NASA research samples

NASA TelevisionThis image, captured from NASA Television's live coverage, shows SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft departing the International Space Station at 6:10 a.m., EDT, Aug....

Lockheed Martin delivers NOAA’s GOES-R weather satellite to launch site

Air Force photographLockheed Martin delivered NOAA’s GOES-R weather satellite to its Florida launch site on Aug. 22, 2016. The spacecraft was shipped aboard...

USAF, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman celebrate 100 years of protected satellite...

When it comes to transmitting sensitive information in highly contested areas, the Advanced Extremely High Frequency system and Milstar satellites are proving their value,...

New NASA record holder for cumulative days in space

On Aug. 24, 2016, Station Commander Jeff Williams passed astronaut Scott Kelly, also a former station commander, for most cumulative days living and working in space...

35 Years On, Voyager’s Legacy Continues at Saturn

NASA photographUp-close views from the Voyagers, like this one from Voyager 2, showed Saturn and its rings as never before. Saturn, with its alluring...

Air Force successfully launches GSSAP 3/4 – AFSPC-6 from Cape Canaveral...

ULA photographA Delta IV rocket carrying AFSPC-6 mission lifts off from Space Launch Complex-37 at 12:52 a.m., EDT, Aug. 19, 2016. The U.S. Air...

Hubble investigates stellar shrapnel

NASA image Several thousand years ago, a star some 160,000 light-years away from us exploded, scattering stellar shrapnel across the sky. The aftermath of this...

NASA establishes contact with STEREO mission

NASA imageOn Aug. 21, 2016, NASA reestablished contact with the sun-watching STEREO-B spacecraft, after communications were lost in October 2014. STEREO-B is one...

NASA prepares to launch first U.S. asteroid sample return mission

NASA imageOSIRIS-REx will travel to near-Earth asteroid Benn on a sample return mission. NASA is preparing to launch its first mission to return a...

NASA successfully launches student experiments from Wallops

NASA successfully launched the RockSat-X education payload on a Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket at 7:33:30 a.m., EDT, Aug. 17 from the Wallops Flight...