Astronaut Megan McArthur Receives Special Ice Cream Delivery For 50th BirthdayThe celebratory capsule contains lemons, cherry tomatoes, avocados and ice cream for McArthur and her six crewmates, along with a couple tons of research and other gear.
Off-Roading On The Moon: NASA To Use New Lockheed Martin-GM Rovers On Upcoming Artemis MissionsHumans have explored only 5% of the Moon’s surface, and to reach the other 95%, NASA astronauts on the Artemis program are going to need some serious wheels.
Who's An Astronaut As Private Spaceflight Picks Up Speed?As more companies start selling tickets to space, a question looms: Who gets to call themselves an astronaut?
Texas Students Getting A 'Long Distance' Call From Astronauts In SpaceStudents from Texas and two other states will soon have an opportunity to hear from and see astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
Texas-Born Astronaut Shane Kimbrough 1 Of 4 Set To Launch On Board SpaceX's Crew DragonCommander of the Crew 2 Mission, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough is from Killeen. He will represent the U.S. along with NASA astronaut Megan McArthur.
SpaceX Wins $2.9 Billion NASA Contract For Lunar Lander Being Developed In TexasSpaceX won with its bid for use of a spacecraft the company is already developing on its own in South Texas.
SpaceX Starship SN11 Rocket Explodes Amid Fog During Botched Landing Sequence In Texas SpaceX's latest Starship prototype, SN11 took to the Texas skies just fine March 30. It was returning to earth when there was a problem.
How And When To See The 'Christmas Star' In North Texas Tonight, Clear Skies ExpectedThose who miss tonight's major conjunction will have to wait until 2080 to witness another 'illusion of angle of view' of Jupiter and Saturn.
Astronauts With Prosper & Houston Ties Reach International Space Station Aboard SpaceX Capsule 'Resilience'They'll call it home sweet home until Spring of 2021. SpaceX’s newly launched capsule with four astronauts -- two with Texas ties -- arrived Monday at the International Space Station.
Astronaut Doug Hurley Shares Insight Into Sunday's Historic SpaceX-NASA LaunchTomorrow’s Space X Crew-1 launch will have the eyes of the world and proud Americans watching as history is made.
Potty Training: NASA Tests New $23M Titanium Space ToiletNASA's first new space potty in decades is getting a not-so-dry run at the International Space Station before flying to the moon.
NASA Astronaut, Texas Resident Kate Rubins To Cast Ballot From SpaceNASA astronaut and Houston-area resident Kate Rubins said Friday that she plans to cast her next vote from space, which is allowed under Texas law.
Texas A&M Professor Charged With Fraud, Conspiracy For Allegedly Concealing Ties To ChinaA NASA researcher and Texas A&M University professor has been charged with accepting federal grant money while hiding work he was doing for a university established by the Chinese government.
Fort Worth One Of 3 Texas Cities Sen. Cruz Wants Selected As U.S. Space Command HeadquartersU.S. Sen. Ted Cruz sent a letter to Secretary of the Air Force advocating for the cities of Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio to be selected to host U.S. Space Command Headquarters.
Overcoming A Culture Clash: How NASA And SpaceX Brought Back US Astronaut LaunchesEven after SpaceX began to prove its engineering chops and was awarded multibillion-dollar NASA contracts, cultural divisions kept tensions brewing behind the scenes.