Michael Collins, who piloted Apollo 11 from which Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin left to make their historic first steps on the moon in 1969, died Wednesday of cancer, his family said.
A NASA rover has landed on Mars in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on the red planet.
Perseverance, NASA's most sophisticated rover to date, is expected to land on the surface of Mars on Thursday, Feb. 18.
The dramatic, retro-style splashdown into the Gulf of Mexico closed out an unprecedented test flight by Elon Musk's SpaceX company.
SpaceX and NASA will get two chances this weekend for historic launch.
It will also be the first crewed mission for SpaceX since its founding 18 years ago.
It was a monumental achievement that enthralled people around the world: On July 20, 1969, astronauts walked on the moon. Fifty years later, that spellbinding milestone is being honored with events across the country.
If you've ever wondered what the process of becoming an astronaut is like, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex now has an experience that puts visitors in the shoes of a space explorer in training. The center's Astronaut Training Experience, or ATX for short, features four different simulations, one of which involves microgravity simulation and another virtual reality. The common thread is ...
In getting past the Earth’s atmosphere, rockets encounter most of the resistance when they’re near the Earth’s surface.