Edgar B. Herwick IIIJanuary 9, 2019 09:46 AM
A Look Ahead At The Year In SpaceWe survey a few local space scientists and experts about what they have their eyes on in the skies in 2019.
Francesca ParisJanuary 4, 2019 04:40 PM
How To Dial 911 From SpaceDutch astronaut André Kuipers made the extra-long distance call by accident, but he was "disappointed" when emergency responders didn't show up at the International Space Station.
Matthew S. SchwartzJanuary 3, 2019 03:44 AM
China Becomes First Country To Land On Far Side Of Moon, State Media AnnouncesChina's lunar lander, Chang'e 4, successfully touched down on the far side of the moon Thursday morning.
Marcia Dunn | Associated PressJanuary 1, 2019 01:01 PM
NASA Spacecraft Opens New Year At Tiny, Icy World Past PlutoNASA's New Horizons spacecraft has survived the most distant exploration of another world.
Nell GreenfieldboyceDecember 31, 2018 05:10 AM
Way Beyond Pluto, An Icy World Is Ready For Its Close-UpMinutes after the turn of the new year, NASA's New Horizons probe will fly by a minor planet in the most distant exploration of a world ever attempted.
Cristina QuinnDecember 21, 2018 09:05 AM
How MIT Guided NASA Around The Dark Side Of The MoonDraper Lab created the crucial navigation software used in the Apollo 8 mission to orbit the moon.
Bill ChappellDecember 18, 2018 09:50 AM
SpaceX And Blue Origin Scrub Rocket Launches Tuesday MorningSpaceX had been scheduled to launch a new GPS satellite; Blue Origin was supposed to follow with its own launch for NASA minutes later.
Camila DomonoskeDecember 17, 2018 11:29 AM
Green 'Christmas Comet' Visible In Night SkyThe comet 46P/Wirtanen just made its closest approach to Earth in centuries. No word on the whereabouts of Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Cupid, Donner or Blitzen (and Rudolph).
Richard GonzalesDecember 5, 2018 10:49 PM
Christmas Dinner Rocketed To International Space StationA cargo that included 5,600 pounds of supplies, science experiments and holiday dinner treats for the crew was launched on Wednesday.