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30 years ago: Voyager 2’s historic Neptune flyby

Thirty years ago, on Aug. 25, 1989, NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft made a close flyby of Neptune, giving humanity its first close-up of our...

Indian spacecraft launched last month is now orbiting moon

An unmanned spacecraft India launched last month began orbiting the moon Aug. 20 as it approaches the lunar south pole to study previously discovered...

Spacewalkers complete installation of second commercial docking port

NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan concluded their Aug. 21 spacewalk at 2:59 p.m., EDT. During the six-hour and 32-minute spacewalk, the two astronauts...

Robotics work prepping docking port ahead of Aug. 21 spacewalk

Robotics controllers are preparing a new commercial crew docking port for installation during a spacewalk on Aug. 21. Meanwhile, the Expedition 60 crew is researching...

NASA asks American companies to deliver supplies for Artemis moon missions

In another major step toward landing American astronauts on the lunar surface by 2024, NASA is asking industry to respond to a Request for...
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New finds for Mars Rover, seven years after landing

NASA's Curiosity rover has come a long way since touching down on Mars seven years ago. It has traveled a total of 13 miles...
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NASA Armstrong helps make Artemis safety test a success

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center staff were in the control rooms when the agency successfully demonstrated the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system at Cape...

Robotic toolkit added to NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover

The bit carousel — a mechanism that will play a key role in the acquisition, containment and eventual return to Earth of humanity's first...

NASA selects proposals to demonstrate smallsat technologies to study interplanetary space

NASA has selected two proposals to demonstrate small satellite technologies to improve science observations in deep space, which could help NASA develop better models...

NASA, SpaceX: Dragon crew extraction rehearsal

On Aug. 13, 2019, NASA at the Trident Basin in Cape Canaveral, Florida, astronauts Doug Hurley, left, and Bob Behnken work with teams from NASA and SpaceX...