New Glenn: Blue Origins Big Reusable Rocket

New Glenn is a two-stage orbital launch vehicle with an optional third stage and a reusable first stage. Launches of the New Glenn are planned to be made from Spaceport Florida Launch Complex 36 in 2020.

Check out world's first panorama of the Moon's far side

Eight days after its historic landing on the far side of the Moon, China’s Chang’e 4 lander has captured its first panoramic image.

Virgin Galactic Test Flight Reaches The Edge Of Space

Virgin Galactic’s fourth powered test flight of a SpaceShipTwo mothership took two pilots to the edge of space for the first time. The test was all about proving the spaceship is safe and can one day carry tourists.

NASA mission OSIRIS-REx has arrived at near-Earth asteroid Bennu

It will map and study the tiny world in great detail, eventually returning a piece of Bennu to Earth in 2023. The discoveries of OSIRIS-REx will shed light on our solar system's ancient history.

Virgin Galactic Carries Out Second Supersonic Test Flight

VSS Unity’s second successful, supersonic, rocket powered test flight. This is the second flight in two months for VSS Unity and it is getting very close to the final goal.

Upgraded SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched

SpaceX successfully launched its first "block 5" Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a satellite for Bangladesh. Then the rocket's first stage made a safe landing on an offshore droneship -- the 25th such recovery for SpaceX so far.

Cimon the 'floating' robot will join space station astronauts later this year

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will soon have a new crew member to interact with, a ball-sized robot dubbed 'Cimon'.

Low 3-D Flyover of Jupiter’s North Pole in Infrared

In this animation the viewer is taken low over Jupiter’s north pole to illustrate the 3-D aspects of the region’s central cyclone and the eight cyclones that encircle it.

Falcon 9 Launched a Space Junk Sweeper Into Orbit

A Monday SpaceX launch also carried an unconventional cargo: an experimental system known as RemoveDEBRIS, which scientists hope will help clean up Earth’s space junk-littered upper atmosphere.

NASA Studies Our 'Middle-Aged' Sun That Is Losing Mass

As our sun gets older, it's losing mass, and so its gravitational pull becomes weaker. As a result, the orbits of all the planets in our solar system are expanding.

Fly Into the Orion Nebula - New 3D Visualization

Roughly 1300 light-years from Earth lies the Orion Nebula. A team at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in US created this zoom into the stellar nursery and a 3D visualization.

Galactic Collision Spied by Hubble

The Hubble Space Telescope was used to capture imagery of NGC 5256 (also known as Markarian 266). The interacting galaxies are 350 million light-years from Earth, in the constellation of Ursa Major.

Elon Musk is aiming to land spaceships on Mars in 2022

Elon Musk just unveiled more of his grand plan for colonizing Mars. His rocket company, SpaceX, aims to land at least two cargo ships on the Red Planet in 2022 in order to place power, mining and life support systems there for future flights.

Sun unleashes strongest solar flare in decade

The sun is nearing a low-activity point of its solar cycle, but researchers at NASA are detecting large solar flares leaving the celestial body.