June 25, 2019 - 8:29 am
By Ronald Bailey (SMDC/ARSTRAT) ( Connecting Vets ) - U.S. Army Lt. Col. Anne C. McClain departed from the International Space Station to return to earth aboard a Soyuz "Union" MS-11 spacecraft June 24 at 7:25 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, following her 204-day mission with Expeditions 58 and 59,...
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Mars Rover Opportunity
February 13, 2019 - 2:21 pm
NASA has declared the Mars rover Opportunity dead after 15 years on the red planet.
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NASA New Horizons Ultima Thule
January 01, 2019 - 10:17 am
The NASA spacecraft that yielded the first close-up views of Pluto opened the new year at an even more distant world, a billion miles beyond.
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In this image taken from NASA Television, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is captured by a robotic arm for docking to the International Space Station, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies has arrived at the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule pulled up at the orbiting lab Saturday, three days after launching from Florida. (NASA TV via AP)
December 08, 2018 - 7:55 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out. The Dragon capsule pulled up at the orbiting lab three days after launching from Cape Canaveral. Commander...
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 NASA's Curiosity Mars
NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP
November 26, 2018 - 3:02 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft has landed on Mars to explore the planet's interior. Flight controllers announced that the spacecraft InSight touched down Monday, after a perilous supersonic descent through the red Martian skies. Confirmation came via radio signals that took more than...
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NASA InSight
November 23, 2018 - 3:44 pm
Mars has a nasty habit of living up to its mythological name and besting Earth when it comes to accepting visitors.
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A Delta IV rocket
AP Photo/John Raoux
August 12, 2018 - 1:50 pm
A NASA spacecraft hurtled Sunday toward the sun on a quest to unlock some of its mysteries.
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Buzz Aldrin With Apollo 11 Model
PA Images/Sipa USA
July 20, 2018 - 2:47 pm
Friday marks the 49th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first humans to set foot there.
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June 13, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover has dropped out of contact with Earth after a huge dust storm blocked the sun, preventing the solar-powered rover from recharging its batteries, mission managers said Wednesday.
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