In California, giant Stratolaunch jet flies for first time

A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan completed what company officials called a superb initial flight over California's Mojave Desert, bringing to...

SpaceX launches mega rocket, lands all 3 boosters

https://youtu.be/TXMGu2d8c8g SpaceX launched its second supersized rocket and for the first time landed all three boosters April 11, a year after sending up a sports...

Mercury Seven astronauts introduced to public 60 years ago

NASA photographOn April 9, 1959, NASA introduced its first astronaut class, the Mercury 7. Front row, left to right: Walter M. Schirra, Jr.,...

Launching rockets to study auroras

NASA photograph by Lee Wingfield NASA successfully launched AZURE, the Auroral Zone Upwelling Rocket Experiment, mission on April 5, 2019, from the Andøya Space Center in...

Shanahan, Wilson, Goldfein offer views for ensuring U.S. superiority in space

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael MathewsSecretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson emphasized the importance of the U.S. maintaining its...

U.S., Canadian astronauts wrap up power upgrades spacewalk

NASA photographAstronauts Anne McClain (left) and David Saint-Jacques work outside the International Space Station during their spacewalk on April 8, 2019. Expedition 59 Flight Engineers Anne...

Israeli spacecraft enters lunar orbit ahead of moon landing

https://youtu.be/XS0E35aYJcU The first Israeli spacecraft to journey to the moon passed its most crucial test yet on Thursday when it dropped into lunar orbit one...

NASA’s Mars helicopter completes flight tests

NASA/JPL-Caltech photographMembers of the NASA Mars Helicopter team inspect the flight model (the actual vehicle going to the Red Planet), inside the Space...

Spacewalking astronauts install better station batteries

NASA photographSpacewalker Nick Hague works to upgrade the International Space Station ‘s power storage capacity during the March 29 six hour and 45-minute...

Pence calls for landing US astronauts on moon in 5 years

NASA photographVice President Mike Pence speaks about NASA’s mandate to return American astronauts to the Moon and on to Mars at the fifth...