On Sunday, a capsule carrying samples of a distant asteroid landed safely in the desert in Utah. The samples, collected by NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, are the largest amount of asteroid material ever returned to Earth.
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NASA astronaut Frank Rubio has set a new record for the longest spaceflight by an American. As of today, he has been in space for a full year, working on the International Space Station. Dr. Rubio broke the old record of 355 days in early September.
India's space agency, ISRO, has successfully landed a spacecraft on the moon. It's the first time any country has safely landed at the moon's south pole. The landing is a huge success for India, which has been working on the project for years.
Imagine being able to use energy from the sun all the time, even when it's night. That's the idea that scientists at Caltech are exploring. They're working on collecting sunlight in space and sending its energy to Earth.
The Earth has just been sent a message from space. Now people around the world are trying to figure out what the message says. But the message wasn't from aliens. Instead, it's part of a project designed to see how humans might react if we did get a message from aliens.
In early April, NASA announced the names of the four astronauts who will become the first people in over 50 years to go to the moon. NASA's Artemis II mission is set to take the astronauts on a trip around the Moon in late 2024 or early 2025.
A school science project by a group of students in Canada has led to an important discovery: EpiPens, which help control dangerous allergic reactions, might not work in space.
The European Space Agency is working with NASA to create a shared time system for the moon. The new system will be needed as more and more missions to the moon are planned.
To recap 2022, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we’ve covered this year. Today we’re looking at some of the year’s big stories of space and technology.
NASA's Orion spacecraft splashed down safely on Sunday, successfully completing the space agency's Artemis I mission around the moon. In other moon news, a private Japanese company launched a lunar lander that will deliver a rover and a robot to the moon.
In today's news roundup, after struggling for decades, Anwar Ibrahim is named prime minister of Malaysia, Iran faces increased pressure over its harsh treatment of protesters, and the European Space Agency names its first astronaut with a disability.