Author: Devon Haskins (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Kayla Barron, 34, never dreamed of becoming an astronaut. After graduating from Richland High School in Richland, Wash., Barron attended the Naval Academy and served aboard a naval submarine. It wasn’t until ...

FRENCH GUIANA – The highly-anticipated launch of a new generation of space telescopes has been pushed back to Christmas Day because of expected bad weather. The James Webb Space Telescope should replace the Hubble Space Telescope as the world’s most ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — Can you imagine helping scientists with research at NASA? An undergrad student from Southern Oregon University is doing just that. Last month, Jack Diab, an incoming senior at SOU has been working remotely with NASA’s Jet Propulsion ...

(NBC) – Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has died. He was 90 years old. Collins, one of the three members of the successful Apollo 11 mission to the Moon in 1969, died Wednesday after battling cancer. His family said he ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (NBC) – It was a successful launch Friday morning for SpaceX and its Falcon 9 rocket. Shortly before 6:00 EST, four astronauts from three countries lifted off from Kennedy Space Center en route to the International ...

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (CNN) – SpaceX has won a major contract to help deliver America’s next moonshot. The rocket company led by Elon Musk has clinched an almost $3 billion deal with NASA. The agency will use a spacecraft being developed ...

Medford, Ore – A strange bright object crossed the sky Thursday night with people across Southern Oregon reporting sightings. As of 10 p.m. Thursday night, there is no official word on what the object is but some agencies are speculating ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Two grants from the Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium is allowing Oregon Tech students to research and test new rover submarines. Oregon Tech says it was granted $14,000. It says one of the submarines will be ...

(NBC NEWS) — After zipping hundreds of millions of miles through space, the Mars rover Perseverance is just hours away from attempting to land on the red planet in what has been described as one of the most daring robotic ...

(NBC) – The Crew Dragon with four astronauts on board arrived at the International Space Station more than 27 hours after lifting off from Earth. Prior to docking, JAXA Astronaut Soichi Noguchi humorously reported the condition inside SpaceX’s Resilience capsule, ...

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