NASA Launches Artemis I, Inaugural Flight of New Mission to the Moon
NASA launched the Artemis I mission to the moon early Wednesday morning on the East Coast. The first test flight of the Space Launch System carries the Orion capsule, which will orbit the moon and return to Earth.
NASA Delays Moon Rocket Launch Due to Potential Hurricane
NASA is skipping next week’s launch attempt of its new moon rocket because of a tropical storm that’s expected to become a major hurricane.
China Plans Crewed Moon Mission, Tourism and Jupiter Exploration in Space Race With the U.S.
China has had some notable space successes in the past few years including sending an uncrewed mission to Mars and starting construction of its own space station.
Jeff Bezos Pledges $2 Billion to Protect the Environment
Billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has pledged $2 billion in funding to help restore nature and transform food systems.
PHOTOS: Blue Origin Launches William Shatner, Others to SpaceCaptain Kirk became the oldest person in space after 90-year-old actor William Shatner joined three others in the second Blue Origin launch into space. The four became the second group of civilian astronauts to reach space in the New Shepard rocket, three months after Amazon founder Jeff Bezos launched on Blue Origin’s maiden voyage.
NASA to Crash Spacecraft Into Asteroid as Test of Planetary Defense
NASA says it will crash a spacecraft into the moonlet of the Didymos asteroid to change its trajectory, a test of methods to protect the Earth from hazardous asteroids.