On March 29, two NASA astronauts will carry out the first all-female spacewalk in history. The astronauts' support crew in the control station on Earth will also be led by two women.
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For years Katherine Johnson worked at NASA, doing math that saved lives. It took a long time for her work to get much attention. Now NASA has named two buildings for her.
On Sunday night/Monday morning, people in North and South America, as well as some parts of Europe and Africa will have a chance to see a total eclipse of a "super blood" moon.
Dutch astronaut André Kuipers has reported that he once called the US emergency number 911 by accident while he was in the International Space Station.
A NASA spacecraft has sent back pictures of the object farthest away from earth that humans have ever seen. The object is 21 miles (34 kilometers) long and looks a bit like a snowman.
December has been a busy month in space and especially busy on Mars. Here's a look at recent news from the red planet.
This article is an update to the story: NASA’s InSight to Land on Mars Monday.NASA’s InSight Lander touched ground safely on Mars on Monday. NASA…
On Monday, NASA will land its InSight spacecraft on Mars. The landing will be difficult, but if all goes well, InSight will send back important information about the inside of Mars.
On Thursday a rocket carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station had a major problem two minutes after launching. The astronauts returned to Earth safely in an emergency landing.
When Jocelyn Bell discovered a new and unusual kind of star, the work won a Nobel prize - for her advisor. Now, 50 years later, she's won a huge prize of her own.
Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) have patched a small leak in one part of the station. They were able to plug the hole using cloth and special glue.