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January 26, 2023, 6:46 PM

NASA marks 20 years since space shuttle Columbia disaster

NASA is marking the 20th anniversary of the space shuttle Columbia tragedy with somber ceremonies during its annual tribute to fallen astronauts
January 26, 2023, 6:46 PM
NASA marks 20 years since space shuttle Columbia disaster
January 24, 2023, 10:09 PM

Most striking images from NASA's Webb telescope

Tuesday marks one year since the James Webb Space Telescope reached its destination, orbiting 1 million miles away from Earth.
January 24, 2023, 10:09 PM
Most striking images from NASA's Webb telescope
January 24, 2023, 9:59 PM

On anniversary of NASA's Webb telescope reaching destination, here are the most striking images so far

Today marks one year since the James Webb Space Telescope reached its destinations. Here are some of the most striking images that NASA has released
January 24, 2023, 9:59 PM
It's been 1 year since the Webb telescope reached its orbit. Here's what it found.
January 22, 2023, 3:16 AM

American space legend Buzz Aldrin celebrated 2 milestones

Plus, lucky dog "Seamus" is rescued and reunited with his family, and the year of the Rabbit is being celebrated as the Lunar New Year throughout the world.
January 22, 2023, 3:16 AM
American space legend Buzz Aldrin celebrated 2 milestones
January 22, 2023, 12:53 AM

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin marries longtime love on 93rd birthday

Aldrin was one of the first people to walk on the moon.
January 22, 2023, 12:53 AM
January 20, 2023, 5:38 PM

First Native American woman in space steps out on spacewalk

It was the first spacewalk for the NASA astronaut.
January 20, 2023, 5:38 PM
January 11, 2023, 11:39 PM

NASA discovers new Earth-sized planet in a habitable zone

NASA had previously discovered three other planets in the same system, one of which was also in the habitable zone.
January 11, 2023, 11:39 PM
NASA discovers new Earth-sized planet in a habitable zone
January 11, 2023, 6:50 PM

NASA satellite discovers second Earth-sized planet in habitable zone

Scientists from NASA announced Tuesday that they discovered an Earth-size planet orbiting its star's habitable zone.
January 11, 2023, 6:50 PM
NASA scientists say satellite discovers second Earth-sized planet
January 9, 2023, 5:03 PM

Old NASA satellite falls harmlessly from sky off Alaska

After almost 40 years in orbit, it plunged harmlessly through the atmosphere.
January 9, 2023, 5:03 PM
January 9, 2023, 1:44 AM

NASA satellite about to reenter the atmosphere

Most of the retired NASA satellite will burn up, but some pieces are expected to survive.
January 9, 2023, 1:44 AM
NASA satellite about to reenter the atmosphere
1 month ago

NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk for space station upgrade

Two astronauts conducted the latest of several planned spacewalks to install solar arrays to the exteriors of the floating laboratory.
1 month ago
NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk for space station upgrade
1 month ago

NASA Mars lander InSight falls silent after 4 years

It could be the end of the red dusty line for NASA's InSight lander on Mars
1 month ago
NASA Mars lander InSight falls silent after 4 years
2 months ago

Mars rover captures 1st sound of dust devil on red planet

A NASA rover on Mars by chance had its microphone on when a whirling tower of red dust passed overhead last year and caught the sound
2 months ago
Mars rover captures 1st sound of dust devil on red planet
2 months ago

NASA’s Orion capsule splashes down in Pacific after its mission to the moon

Astrophysicist Hakeem Oluseyi gives insight on the flight path, the future of Artemis missions and how they pave the way to manned missions to Mars.
2 months ago
NASA’s Orion capsule splashes down in Pacific after its mission to the moon
2 months ago

Artemis I Orion Capsule splashes down after 25 days orbiting the moon

According to NASA and SpaceX, this trip was just the first step in a plan to establish a long-term presence on the moon and send a crewed ship to Mars.
2 months ago
Artemis I Orion Capsule splashes down after 25 days orbiting the moon
2 months ago

NASA’s Artemis I Orion capsule returns to Earth after successful mission

The unmanned spacecraft spent 25.5 days in space and journeyed 1.4-million miles around the moon, according to NASA.
2 months ago
NASA’s Artemis I Orion capsule returns to Earth after successful mission
2 months ago

NASA's journey to the moon comes to a close as Orion comes back to Earth

Orion has reentered the atmosphere after a record-breaking month-long trip around the moon from Earth.
2 months ago
NASA's journey to the moon comes to a close as Orion comes back to Earth
2 months ago

NASA will be going to moon in ‘sustainable way’: Vanessa Wyche

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz interviews NASA Johnson Space Center Director Vanessa Wyche on “This Week.”
2 months ago
NASA will be going to moon in ‘sustainable way’: Vanessa Wyche
2 months ago

NASA set to land humans back on the moon in 2025

ABC News’ Gio Benitez reports on NASA’s latest mission to the moon on “This Week.”
2 months ago
NASA set to land humans back on the moon in 2025
2 months ago

NASA's Artemis I capsule is heads back to Earth

The spacecraft has concluded its 25-day voyage around the Moon and the un-manned capsule will re-enter the Earth's atmosphere Sunday afternoon.
2 months ago
NASA's Artemis I capsule is heads back to Earth
2 months ago

Rare Apollo mission moon rock back in Cyprus after 50 years

Half a century after U.S. astronauts brought it back from the moon’s surface, a minute piece of extraterrestrial rock has finally reached its intended destination, the east Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus
2 months ago
Rare Apollo mission moon rock back in Cyprus after 50 years
2 months ago

NASA's Orion spacecraft enroute back to earth

ABC's Gio Benitez gets an exclusive look at the Orion capsule with splashdown just one week away.
2 months ago
NASA's Orion spacecraft enroute back to earth
2 months ago

Scientists at Cal Tech develop 'baby wormhole'

Astrophysicist Hakeem Oluseyi breaks down what this scientific breakthrough could mean for future space exploration.
2 months ago
Scientists at Cal Tech develop 'baby wormhole'
2 months ago

Vice president welcomes French president at NASA headquarters

Vice President Kamala Harris welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron to share their nations’ joint accomplishments of space exploration at NASA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.
2 months ago
Vice president welcomes French president at NASA headquarters
2 months ago

Orion spacecraft passes moon, makes history

NASA’s Orion spacecraft has gone where no spacecraft designed for human transport has gone before and ABC News’ Gio Benitez communicates with the spacecraft from Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas
2 months ago
Orion spacecraft passes moon, makes history
2 months ago

NASA's Orion capsule enters far-flung orbit around moon

NASA's Orion capsule is now circling the moon in an orbit stretching tens of thousands of miles
2 months ago
NASA's Orion capsule enters far-flung orbit around moon
2 months ago

NASA unveils stunning new views of the moon's surface

NASA has released new images of the moon taken by the Orion spacecraft as the agency advances its Artemis mission to send humans back to the moon.
2 months ago
NASA unveils stunning new views of the moon's surface
2 months ago

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei returns to Earth after record-breaking spaceflight

Mark Vande Hei and two Russian cosmonauts landed in Kazakhstan on Tuesday.
2 months ago
NASA astronaut returns to Earth after record-breaking, 355-day spaceflight
2 months ago

NASA releases new close-up images of the moon from Orion spacecraft

NASA has released new close-up images of the far side of the moon, taken from the uncrewed Orion spacecraft.
2 months ago
NASA releases new close-up images of the moon from Orion spacecraft
2 months ago

NASA capsule buzzes moon, last big step before lunar orbit

It’s the first time a capsule has visited the moon since NASA’s Apollo program.
2 months ago
NASA capsule buzzes moon, last big step before lunar orbit
3 months ago

NASA rocket Artemis I finally blasts off, heading toward the moon

After multiple delays, NASA's rocket Artemis I has finally blasted off. It is heading toward the moon to begin its 25-day mission.
3 months ago
NASA rocket Artemis I finally blasts off, heading toward the moon
3 months ago

NASA’s Artemis I rocket is heading to the moon after months of delays

The historic launch is the next step in NASA’s Artemis exploration program which could lead to sending astronauts to Mars.
3 months ago
NASA’s Artemis I rocket is heading to the moon after months of delays
3 months ago

NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk outside the International Space Station

NASA astronauts conducted a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. The spacewalk will prepare the future deployment of additional solar arrays for the station, according to NASA.
3 months ago
 NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk outside the International Space Station
3 months ago

Artemis moon rocket set for launch early Wednesday after series of delays

A two-hour launch window will open at 1:04 a.m. ET with splashdown expected on Dec. 11.
3 months ago
Artemis rocket set for launch early Wednesday after series of delays
3 months ago

Artemis I rocket to launch next week after weather delay

NASA’s Jim Free announced Friday that the uncrewed shuttle will launch on Wednesday, Nov. 16.
3 months ago
Artemis I rocket to launch next week after weather delay
3 months ago

Solar panel trouble on cargo capsule bound for space station

A newly launched cargo capsule ran into trouble with a solar panel after liftoff
3 months ago
3 months ago

NASA's moon rocket returns to pad for next launch attempt

NASA’s moon rocket is back on the pad for another launch attempt, following more repairs
3 months ago
NASA's moon rocket returns to pad for next launch attempt
3 months ago

NASA releases stunning star-filled image from Webb telescope

The image from the Webb telescope captures young, bright-red stars within a billowing cloud of dust.
3 months ago
NASA releases stunning star-filled image from Webb telescope
4 months ago

NASA releases new images of 'fingerprint-like' dust rings from Webb telescope

NASA on Wednesday released a new image from the James Webb Space Telescope of dust rings caused by two stars closely interacting with each other.
4 months ago
NASA releases new images of 'fingerprint-like' dust rings from Webb telescope
4 months ago

DART mission a success, asteroid course altered

NASA officials said their mission to collide a satellite with an asteroid was a success and altered the space object's trajectory.
4 months ago
DART mission a success, asteroid course altered
4 months ago

NASA's DART mission successfully disrupted asteroid's orbit

The mission late last month sent a spacecraft to collide with an asteroid.
4 months ago
NASA's DART mission successfully disrupted asteroid's orbit
4 months ago

NASA planetary defense mission successfully disrupted asteroid's orbit

The NASA mission late last month sent a spacecraft into collision with an asteroid.
4 months ago
NASA crashed a spacecraft into an asteroid to try to disrupt its orbit. It worked!
4 months ago

NASA, SpaceX successfully launch astronauts to the ISS

Astrophysicist and science educator Hakeem Oluseyi discusses a historic SpaceX mission as four astronauts travel to the International Space Station.
4 months ago
NASA, SpaceX successfully launch astronauts to the ISS
4 months ago

NASA and SpaceX launch Crew-5 astronauts into space on the Dragon shuttle

The rocket successfully blasted off into orbit, making it the first mission to send a Native American woman to space.
4 months ago
NASA and SpaceX launch Crew-5 astronauts into space on the Dragon shuttle
4 months ago

NASA and SpaceX make history with Crew-5 launch to the International Space Station

The six-month mission aboard the International Space Station is commanded by Nicole Mann, the first Native American woman in space. Also on board are astronauts from the U.S., Japan and Russia.
4 months ago
NASA and SpaceX make history with Crew-5 launch to the International Space Station
4 months ago

NASA and SpaceX to send the first Native American woman to space

The six-month long mission will send four astronauts to space aboard the SPACEX dragon capsule to the International Space Station.
4 months ago
NASA and SpaceX to send the first Native American woman to space
4 months ago

SpaceX launches its first Russian Astronaut

Anna Kikina's presence on the mission shows that cooperation is continuing between the United States and Russia on the International Space Station despite Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
4 months ago
SpaceX launches its first Russian Astronaut
4 months ago

NASA to launch SpaceX’s Dragon Shuttle to International Space Station

The crew, comprised of two American astronauts, a Japanese astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut will lift off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center.
4 months ago
NASA to launch SpaceX’s Dragon Shuttle to International Space Station
4 months ago

NASA successfully strikes asteroid in test run

NASA officials applauded their successful mission to test if they can divert the path of an asteroid.
4 months ago
NASA successfully strikes asteroid in test run
4 months ago

NASA practices slamming spacecraft into asteroid

The spacecraft successfully crashed into the rock at 14,000 mph.
4 months ago
NASA practices slamming spacecraft into asteroid