After a four-year journey, Nasa’s robotic spacecraft Osiris-Rex briefly touched down on asteroid Bennu’s boulder-strewn surface on Tuesday to collect rock and dust samples in a precision operation 330 million kilometres from Earth.
Astronauts on the International Space Station carried out an “avoidance maneuver” Tuesday to ensure they would not be hit by a piece of debris, said US space agency NASA, urging better management of objects in Earth’s orbit.
NASA reveals its latest plan to return astronauts to the Moon in 2024.
America’s first crewed spaceship to fly to the International Space Station in nearly a decade returned safely to Earth on Sunday, splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico.
NASA astronauts entered the International Space Station on Sunday after a landmark 19-hour journey on the first crewed US spacecraft in nearly a decade, a triumph for SpaceX and private enterprise.
India’s Vikram lunar lander, which crashed on its final approach to the Moon’s surface in September, has been found thanks in part to the sleuthing efforts of an amateur space enthusiast.
NASA scientists have confirmed, for the first time, the existence of water above the surface of Europa, one of Jupiter’s 79 moons.
The US space agency NASA unveiled on Tuesday the next-generation spacesuits to be used in its Artemis program that will send the first woman and next man to the Lunar South Pole by 2024.
NASA’s Curiosity rover has discovered rocks on Mars enriched in mineral salts, which are believed to be evidence of shallow briny Martian ponds that went through episodes of overflow and drying, according to a Nature Geoscience paper published on Monday.
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Astronomers from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have compared a site in Australia’s Northern Territory (NT) where they will launch rockets from 2020 to Mars.
“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”.
After mysteriously expanding for decades, Antarctica’s sea ice cover melted by an area four times greater than France in just a few years and now stands at a record low, according to a study published Monday.
US President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday that NASA should stop talking about going back to the Moon.
The first US astronauts chosen for the SpaceX capsule shrugged off a spate of design.
A SpaceX rocket with an unmanned crew capsule blasted off on Saturday for the International Space Station, in a key milestone for Elon Musk’s space company and Nasa’s long-delayed goal to resume human spaceflight from US soil later this year.
NASA’s InSight spacecraft touches down safely on Mars on Monday.
American astronaut Alan Bean, 86, the fourth person to walk on the moon in 1969, dies in Houston.
The moon will get its first mobile phone network next year, enabling high-definition streaming from the lunar landscape back to earth, part of a project to back the first privately funded moon mission.
NASA astronauts with Russian cosmonaut return to Earth after more than five months.
That is the wish of the White House, which hopes to end funding for the costly program within a few years.