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NASA’s Orion capsule enters far-flung orbit around moon

NASA’s Orion capsule entered an orbit stretching tens of thousands of miles around the moon Friday, as it neared the halfway mark of its test flight.

NASA fixes new leak, resumes fueling moon rocket for launch

NASA managed to plug a leak late Tuesday night while fueling its new moon rocket for a middle-of-the-night launch, its third try to put an empty capsule around the moon for the first time in 50 years.

Bam! NASA spacecraft crashes into asteroid in defense test

A NASA spacecraft rammed an asteroid at blistering speed Monday in an unprecedented dress rehearsal for the day a killer rock menaces Earth.

EXPLAINER: NASA tests new moon rocket, 50 years after Apollo

Years late and billions over budget, NASA’s new moon rocket makes its debut next week in a high-stakes test flight before astronauts get on top.

NASA’s moon rocket moved to launch pad for 1st test flight

NASA’s new moon rocket arrived at the launch pad Wednesday ahead of its debut flight in less than two weeks.

NASA launches study of UFOs despite ‘reputational risk’

NASA is launching a study of UFOs as part of a new push toward high-risk, high-impact science.

SpaceX launches 4 astronauts for NASA after private flight

SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Wednesday, less than two days after completing a flight chartered by millionaires.


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Space junk on 5,800-mph collision course with moon

The moon is about to get walloped by 3 tons of space junk, a punch that will carve out a crater that could fit several semitractor-trailers.

NASA Selects New Astronaut Recruits to Train for Future Missions

NASA has chosen 10 new astronaut candidates from a field of more than 12,000 applicants to represent the United States and work for humanity's benefit in space.