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Black hole or newborn stars? SOFIA finds galactic puzzle

Even celestial objects can seem like they're playing tricks. In a new study, scientists are puzzled by a black hole that seems to be...

Go behind the scenes on NASA expeditions

Are you passionate about social media and understanding how our beautiful planet is changing? Then this is the event for you! Social media users are...

SpaceX Dragon heads again to space station with NASA science, cargo

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 12:29 p.m., EST, Dec. 5. Dragon will deliver...

NASA will push exploration rocket test hardware beyond its limits

Engineers are preparing to push a test article identical to the world’s largest rocket fuel tank beyond its design limits and find its breaking...

NASA embarks on five U.S. expeditions targeting air, land, sea

NASA is sending five airborne campaigns across the United States in 2020 to investigate fundamental processes that ultimately impact human lives and the environment,...

Virgin Galactic places main Oxidizer Tank into its next spaceship

Virgin Galactic has completed a major milestone in the build of the next spaceship in its fleet. The team has placed the Main Oxidizer Tank...

AFRL technology set for launch to International Space Station

A satellite developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory to measure low frequency waves in the magnetosphere will launch Dec. 4, 2019, to the...

Orion spacecraft arrives at NASA’s Plum Brook Station for testing

The Artemis I Orion spacecraft arrived at NASA’s Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio, on Nov. 26, 2019, for in-space environmental testing in preparation...
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Thanksgiving 2019 aboard the space station

Right now, half of the crew members on board the International Space Station are American astronauts who are getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, and...

NASA certifies SLS rocket lab to test flight software for Artemis...

To launch the Artemis I Moon mission, NASA’s powerful Space Launch System rocket must go from 0 to more than 17,000 miles per hour. The...