Astronaut Tweets Superb Image Of Moon Shot By SpaceshipFormer NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio's tweet Monday brought both awe and some skepticism from followers.
Twitter Lights Up With 95th Birthday Wishes For John GlennJohn Glenn is being showered with birthday recognition. The first American to orbit the Earth was trending on Twitter on Monday as he turned 95.
SpaceX Successfully Launches ISS Docking Port For NASASpaceX successfully launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts early Monday, along with a DNA decoder for high-flying genetic research.
SpaceX Launching Space Station Docking Port For NASASpaceX aims to launch another load of space station supplies for NASA, including a critical docking port needed by new U.S. crew capsules set to debut next year.
First Virus-Hunter In Space Will Test DNA-Decoding DeviceThe first virus-hunter in space is all set to conduct some cosmic, new DNA research. Space station astronaut Kate Rubins will attempt to complete the first full-blown DNA decoding in orbit with a pocket-size device.
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Beams First Pictures From JupiterA NASA spacecraft has sent back the first pictures since arriving at Jupiter.
Solar-Powered Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's OrbitThe final leg of a five-year voyage ended Monday when NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft fired its main rocket engine and gracefully slipped into orbit around Jupiter, the heftiest planet in the solar system.
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Prepares For Cosmic Date With JupiterNASA's Juno spacecraft fires its rocket engine late Monday to slow itself down from a speed of 150,000 mph (250,000 kph) and slip into orbit around Jupiter.
NASA Spacecraft To Reach Jupiter On July 4A spacecraft from NASA is bound for a Fourth of July encounter with Jupiter in the latest quest to study how the largest planet in the solar system formed and evolved. If all goes as planned, Juno will spend nearly a year circling the planet.
NASA Looks At Coral Reefs From 23,000 Feet AwayCoral reefs have almost always been studied up close, by scientists in the water looking at small portions of larger reefs to gather data and knowledge about the larger ecosystems. But NASA is taking a step back and getting a wider view.
Ex-Astronaut Charged With Murder In Fatal Car WreckAstronaut James Halsell Jr. seemed the very definition of someone with the right stuff. An Air Force Academy graduate and decorated test pilot, he commanded or piloted five space shuttle missions.
NASA Inflating New Experimental Room At Space StationIt's pump-it-up day at the International Space Station. NASA is releasing air into an inflatable room delivered last month by SpaceX.