(NBC) Thursday, on the sixth day of the Artemis I mission, the Orion spacecraft captured photos of the Moon during its closest approach. The detailed black and white images were snapped by the Orion spacecraft’s onboard optical navigation camera. Orion ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (NBC) – A new era in American space exploration is officially underway. The Artemis I SLS rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center early Wednesday morning at about 2 a.m. Eastern Time. Its next stop: the Moon. If ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (NBC) – NASA has officially scrubbed Monday’s launch of Artemis 1. Engineers detected an issue with the number three engine during a bleed procedure Monday morning where some of the cryogenic propellant was sent to all ...

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 ...

(CNN Business) – Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire, soared into outer space aboard a Russian-built Soyuz capsule and rocket Wednesday morning, kicking off the first self-funded tourism mission to the International Space Station in a decade. The capsule took off ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The government is closely monitoring a situation in space. Debris from a Chinese rocket launched last week is expected to fall back to earth. The problem is: no one is quite sure where it’s going to land. ...

(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 ...

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 ...

(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 News) Four astronauts are in place and ready on the eve of what could be a historic launch from Cape Canaveral. After a successful demonstration flight earlier this year, NASA begins what they expect to be a regular, continuous ...

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