NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Mars 2020 Rover Mission

NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for a mission that will address high-priority science goals for...

NASA Prepares to Launch First U.S. Asteroid Sample Return Mission

NASA is preparing to launch its first mission to return a sample of an asteroid to Earth. The mission will help scientists investigate how...

NASA Extends Contract for Hubble Space Telescope Mission Operations

NASA has awarded a contract extension to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Corporation (LMSSC) of Greenbelt, Maryland, to continue maintaining the health and safety of...

NASA TV Coverage Set for Orbital ATK Resupply Mission to Space Station

NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is scheduled to launch its sixth mission to the International Space Station at 9:13 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct....

NASA iTech Fosters Technology Needed for Journey to Mars

NASA is seeking innovative technology for the agency’s future exploration missions in the solar system and beyond, including the Journey to Mars, from other...

NASA’s Record-breaking Astronaut, Crewmates Safely Return to Earth

NASA astronaut and Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams returned to Earth Tuesday after his U.S. record-breaking mission aboard the International Space Station.

NASA TV News Conference, Media Availability with Next Space Station Crew

NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, who are targeted to launch to the International Space Station...

NASA Remembers American Legend John Glenn

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of Sen. John Glenn:

NASA Invites Media to Hidden Figures Book Discussion in Washington

NASA will host a panel discussion and reading from the book Hidden Figures, now a major motion picture, with about 350 students of Washington...

NASA Highlights Ceres, Earth’s Flowing Ice, Mars at American Geophysical Union

NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical...

NASA Television to Air Journey to Mars Showcase, Rocket Engine Test

NASA is offering a behind-the-scenes look Thursday, Aug. 18, at its Journey to Mars, including the test of a rocket engine that will launch...

Scientists Detect Direct Evidence of Big Bang’s Gravitational Waves

In the most anticipated announcement in...

NASA to Hold Media Call on Evidence of Surprising Activity on Europa

NASA will host a teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 26, to present new findings from images captured by the agency’s Hubble Space...

The Five Craziest Exoplanets Ever Discovered

Living on Earth is very dangerous. We have brought destruction and death to every corner of the globe, and even when we are not...

NASA Awards Grants to Inspire Mars Generation of Explorers, Scientists

NASA is awarding approximately $3 million in grants to three informal education organizations to help inspire the next generation in science, technology, engineering and...