The U.S. Navy has been training for years to recover NASA's Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft after it splashes down in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday (Dec. 11).
On Wednesday (Dec. 7), skywatchers around the world were treated to a celestial show as the full moon eclipsed Mars at opposition in the night sky.
Space.com talked with NASA astronaut Stanley Love at Kennedy Space Center during the launch of Artemis 1 to discuss how he and others are working to design a spacecraft cockpit for the digital age.
Orion broadcasts its data signal toward Earth, where it is received by three dishes that make up NASA's Deep Space Network, but amateur observers can also tune in throughout the mission.
A bright Mars at opposition will disappear behind the moon on Wednesday (Dec. 7), but exactly when you should look up depends on where you are.
Orion is on track to return home, where it will splash down in the Pacific Ocean on Dec. 11, if all goes according to plan.
This week offers multiple opportunities to get a great look at Mars thanks to several livestreams of Red Planet astronomical events.
The U.S. Air Force unveiled the new Northrop Grumman-built B-21 Raider stealth bomber Friday (Dec. 2) to be the new backbone of the Air Force's fleet.
The U.S. Air Force will unveil the new Northrop Grumman-built B-21 Raider stealth bomber today (Dec. 2), an aircraft that has been called "the most advanced military aircraft ever built."
NASA's Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft successfully completed a roughly two-minute lunar departure burn on Thursday (Dec. 1) to begin heading home after successful lunar orbits.
SpaceX delayed the launch of Japan's Hakuto-R moon lander carrying a United Arab Emirates' rover until Thursday (Dec. 1) at 3:37 a.m. EST (0837 GMT) to allow for additional pre-flight checks.
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Satellites watched as Hawaii's Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano on Earth, erupted on Sunday (Nov. 27) after 38 years of quiet.
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NASA officials say Artemis 1 mission teams are "giddy" after witnessing how well their Orion spacecraft has been performing so far on its way towards lunar orbit.
Today's historic launch of NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission was saved by a courageous crew of technicians who stepped in to perform a critical repair beneath the fueled Space Launch System rocket.
The most powerful NASA rocket ever built — the Space Launch System — soared into the sky today (Nov. 16) on Artemis 1, a risky test flight to send the Orion capsule to the moon and back.
NASA's Artemis 1 moon rocket will be visible for hundreds of miles around during its nighttime launch, scheduled for the early hours of Nov. 16.
NASA has begun tanking up its massive Space Launch System rocket for the third attempt at a debut launch that will send the Orion spacecraft around the moon and back.