NASA launches Orion test spaceship from Kennedy Space Center in Florida

NASA Successfully Tests Orion's Launch Abort System

NASA launched a spaceship Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and then triggered the abort system as a test.


0:40The moon

NASA Selects Three Companies To Help It Get Back To The Moon

1:07A full moon over the U.S. Capitol.
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Trump Requests $1.6B Budget Increase For NASA's Moon Mission

1:39Scott Kelly and Mark Kelly
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NASA Twins Study Shows What A Year In Space Did To Scott Kelly's Body

0:52SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket.

SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon Heavy On First Commercial Mission

1:03A full moon
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Israeli Spacecraft Falls Short Of Landing On The Moon

1:44An illustration showing Crew Dragon docking with the International Space Station

What's Next For Commercial Spaceflight After The Crew Dragon Launch?

1:13SpaceX's Crew Dragon Capsule is retrieved from the Atlantic Ocean

SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule Successfully Returns To Earth

1:28A waning crescent moon rises above the Wasatch Mountains by Salt Lake City, UT
NASA / Bill Dunford

Don't Have The Money To Fly Spacecraft To The Moon? Borrow Gravity

1:31Plants growing aboard the International Space Station

The Promise Of Space Gardening

1:17A composite image of the far side of the moon as captured by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

What We Can Learn From China's Unprecedented Far-Side Moon Landing

1:25A artist's rendering of New Horizons flying by 2014 MU69
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NASA Rang In The New Year With A Historic Flyby

1:20Concept art of OSIRIS-REx approaching the surface of asteroid Bennu
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How A NASA Probe Will Orbit An Asteroid With Almost No Gravity

1:29A photograph of Earth, taken during the Apollo 8 mission
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How Apollo 8 Changed Spaceflight History In Only Four Months

1:16Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo
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Virgin Galactic Successfully Tests Commercial Spacecraft

1:20An artist rendering of Juno above Jupiter
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As Juno Nears Middle of Jupiter Mission, NASA Shares Newest Findings

0:54NASA administrators address an audience

NASA Outsourcing Next Moon Landing To Private Company

1:21MarCO CubeSats over Mars
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Tiny CubeSats Sent Word Of InSight's Landing All The Way From Mars

0:54The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft
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Russian Soyuz Rocket Will Launch Again In December

0:52NASA's ADEPT system sits on a table
NASA Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart

NASA's New 'Umbrella' Could Help It Deliver Bigger Payloads

2:21Rover on Mars
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The Modern Space Race To Prepare For War Beyond Earth

1:26The Curiosity mission approaches Mars

For Future Astronauts, It's A Good Thing Mars Gets This Close

0:43Soyuz landing

3 Astronauts Back On Earth After 5 Months In Space

0:32SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket
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SpaceX Scrubbed Its Launch At The Last Minute

1:40A coronal mass ejection

Why Experts Say We Should All Pay More Attention To Space Weather

0:43SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch
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SpaceX May Not Be To Blame For Lost Spy Satellite After All

1:12Former NASA Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the surface of the moon

A Tabloid's Claim That Buzz Aldrin Saw Aliens In Space Is Way Off

1:37A Tesla Roadster in Earth orbit

Those Pictures Of The Tesla In Space Might Have Been Illegal

1:24International Space Station

What Will Happen When The International Space Station Crashes

1:22A rendering of Tiangong-1 re-entering the atmosphere
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Why It's Hard To Know Where Or When China's Space Station Will Crash

1:33A crate of lunar samples

When's The Best Time For NASA To Open Its Last Lunar Samples?