NASA's DART Mission To Make First-Ever Attempt To Defend Earth From Asteroids"The asteroid we are trying to hit is about the size of a football stadium," said Lori Glaze, director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division. "And we’re going to try and hit it with something the size of a refrigerator."
NASA Postpones Rocket Launch To Saturday, Hoping For Clear Skies If NASA goes ahead with the launch Saturday, it will likely be too cloudy to see the rocket from the New York City area.
'Out Of The Clouds, Into The Classroom': Freeport High School Science Team Chosen To Participate In NASA CubeSat ChallengeThe team is one of just five in the country chosen to fly high for the CubeSat challenge sponsored by U.S. Department of Education and NASA.
SpaceX Crew Dragon Caps Flawless Rendezvous With Station DockingA SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule caught up with the International Space Station early Saturday and glided in for a picture-perfect docking.
SpaceX Launches Four Astronauts On Crew Dragon Flight To Space StationLighting up the pre-dawn sky, a Falcon 9 rocket with a previously flown first stage roared to life and shot away up the East Coast early Friday, boosting a refurbished SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule into orbit carrying four astronauts on a day-long trip to the International Space Station.
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Touches Down On Surface Of Mars Ahead Of Historic FlightNASA is gearing up for a historic flight. For the first time ever, the space agency will attempt to fly an aircraft on another planet.
'Touchdown Confirmed!': NASA Celebrates As Perseverance Rover Lands On MarsRacing through space at more than 12,000 mph, NASA's Perseverance Mars rover reached Mars Thursday and pulled off a thrilling seven-minute plunge through the atmosphere to land on the surface of the red planet.
SpaceX Launches 4 Astronauts To Space Station, Beginning New Era For NASALighting up the night sky, four astronauts shot into orbit atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Sunday for a 27-hour voyage to the International Space Station.
NASA Successfully Completes Historic Landing On AsteroidOSIRIS-REx touched down on the asteroid for approximately 16 seconds. A robotic arm then grabbed a handful of soil and rocks, before the spacecraft took off again.
Scientists Project Asteroid To Approach Earth On Eve Of Election DayScientists are tracking Asteroid 2018VP1. There are no pictures of it flying through space since it's quite small, by the universe's standard.
SpaceX Crew Dragon Astronauts Splash Down In Gulf Of Mexico After Historic Test FlightTwo NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico.
Stony Brook Professor Among Scientists Who Designed Critical Instrument On NASA's Mars Rover 'Perseverance'Nasa's Perseverance rover blasted off from Kennedy Space Center, starting its seven-month journey to Mars.
SpaceX Crew Dragon Docks With Space Station After Historic LaunchSpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule caught up with the International Space Station early Sunday and glided in for a problem-free docking.
SpaceX, NASA Make History With Afternoon Launch SpaceX and NASA made history by launching two astronauts into Earth’s orbit on Saturday afternoon.
Long Island Woman Jasmin Moghbeli Welcomed As Newest NASA AstronautHer outer space dreams began in the sixth grade, and from Long Island to NASA, Jasmin Moghbeli is America’s newest astronaut.