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Defective software could have doomed Boeing’s crew capsule. Its first test flight was a botched trip that was cut short and never made it to the International Space Station, NASA and company officials said Friday.
NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who spent nearly 11 months in orbit to set a record for the longest spaceflight by a woman, landed safely Thursday in Kazakhstan along with two International Space Station crewmates.
NASA is pulling the plug on one of its great observatories – the Spitzer Space Telescope – after 16 years of scanning the universe with infrared eyes.
Having already battled for five extra holes into darkness without producing a champion a day earlier, Gaby Lopez and Nasa Hataoka showed up to work at 8 a.m., just like regular folks. The early wake-up call and extra golf was worth it for Lopez, who rolled in a 30-foot birdie putt to prevail on the seventh playoff hole Monday and capture the season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions.
The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported Wednesday. And scientists said they see no end to the way man-made climate change keeps shattering records.
The 32-year-old graduated Friday from a two-year astronaut training program in Houston. She’s among the class of new astronauts who’ll be eligible for space flight as NASA sets its sights on the moon and beyond.
Eleven NASA astronaut candidates, including Richland's Kayla Barron, and two Canadian astronaut candidates graduated Friday from a two-year training program in Houston.
As a preschooler, she set her mind to becoming an astronaut. Now, a big part of her mission is talking to young people about space, science and service.
Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule is returning to Earth this weekend after its first test flight, its mission cut short by an improperly set clock on the spacecraft. Ground controllers are aiming for a Sunday morning touchdown in the New Mexico desert
Navy Lt. Kayla Barron, 32, will be among the 11 astronaut candidates graduating from spaceflight training next month. Any of those astronauts could be selected for manned missions to the moon, or Mars, as part of NASA’s new “Artemis” program.
NASA’s sun-skimming spacecraft is surprising scientists with its unprecedented close views of our star
Spacewalking astronauts installed new pumps on a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station on Monday in a bid to extend its scientific life.
Anne McClain, Spokane native and visitor to the International Space Station, helped introduce films of the moon and planets this weekend to sold-out Spokane Symphony shows. McClain later spoke with church youth groups about the importance of inspiration and perseverance.
Astronauts launched an extraordinarily complicated series of spacewalks Friday to fix a cosmic ray detector at the International Space Station.
The most distant world ever explored 4 billion miles away finally has an official name: Arrokoth. That means “sky” in the language of the Native American Powhatan people, NASA said Tuesday.
Mini Mercury skipped across the vast, glaring face of the sun Monday in a rare celestial transit.
The stellar show, which only happens about 13 times a century, starts at 7:35 a.m. EST when the tiny planet begins the transit across the sun, according to NASA.
Boeing’s capsule for astronauts underwent its first major flight test Monday, shooting a mile into the air then parachuting back to the New Mexico desert.
The International Space Station’s latest delivery includes 12 bottles of fine French wine. A Luxembourg company sent up the red wine, not for the astronauts to drink but rather in the name of science.
The world’s first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network.