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NASA names first woman to head human spaceflight

NASA names first woman to head human spaceflight

The NASA official who managed the inaugural private crewed flight into space last month has been promoted to become the first female head of human spaceflight, the agency said

US astronatus board space station on landmark SpaceX mission

US astronatus board space station on landmark SpaceX mission

NASA astronauts entered the International Space Station on Sunday after a landmark 19-hour journey on the first crewed US spacecraft in nearly a decade, a triumph for SpaceX and private enterprise.

Russian space agency calls Trump's reaction to SpaceX launch "hysteria"

Russian space agency calls Trump's reaction to SpaceX launch "hysteria"

Russia's space agency criticised US President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of Nasa astronauts from US soil in nine years, but also said on Sunday it was pleased there was now another way to travel into space.

SpaceX, NASA to try again for landmark launch of two astronauts from Florida

SpaceX, NASA to try again for landmark launch of two astronauts from Florida

Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX was set for a repeat attempt at launching two Americans into orbit on Saturday from Florida for a mission that would mark the first spaceflight ...

NASA images show China pollution decline due to coronavirus slowdown

NASA images show China pollution decline due to coronavirus slowdown

Satellite images have shown a dramatic decline in pollution levels over China, which is ‘at least partly’ due to an economic slowdown following the outbreak of the new coronavirus, NASA said on Sunday.

NASA astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth after record mission

NASA astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth after record mission

American astronaut Christina Koch, who led the first all-female spacewalk in 2019, landed in Kazakhstan on Thursday after a record stay on the International Space Station ...

NASA finds Indian Moon lander with help of amateur space enthusiast

NASA finds Indian Moon lander with help of amateur space enthusiast

India's Vikram lunar lander, which crashed on its final approach to the Moon's surface in September, has been found thanks in part to the sleuthing efforts of an amateur space enthusiast.

High above Greenland glaciers, NASA looks into melting ocean ice

High above Greenland glaciers, NASA looks into melting ocean ice

Skimming low over the gleaming white glaciers on Greenland's coast in a modified 1940s plane, three NASA scientists, led by an Elvis-impersonating oceanographer, waited to drop a probe into the water beneath them.

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station to business ventures including space tourism -- with stays priced at $35,000 a night -- as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab.

'Marsquake': first tremor detected on Red Planet

'Marsquake': first tremor detected on Red Planet

Scientists said Tuesday they might have detected the first known seismic tremor on Mars in a discovery that could shed light on the ancient origins of Earth's neighbour.

Astronomers to announce 'groundbreaking result' in black hole project

Astronomers to announce 'groundbreaking result' in black hole project

Astronomers who have been using a global network of telescopes to research black holes will present "a groundbreaking result" on Wednesday that could transform the understanding of the mysterious objects.

Elon Musk's SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida coast

Elon Musk's SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida coast

An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk's SpaceX splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday morning after a short-term stay on the International Space Station, capping the first orbital test mission in NASA's long-delayed quest to resume human space flight from US soil later this year.