Orion crew module

VP Pence Vows Return to the Moon, Boots on Mars during KSC Visit

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Vice President Mike Pence, during a whirlwind visit to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida,…

4 years ago

Opportunity Reaches ‘Perseverance Valley’ Precipice – Ancient Fluid Carved Gully on Mars

Now well into her 13th year roving the Red Planet, NASA’s astoundingly resilient Opportunity rover has arrived at the precipice…

4 years ago

NASA Nixes Proposal Adding Crew to First SLS/Orion Deep Space Flight

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - After conducting a thorough review examining the feasibility of adding a two person crew to…

4 years ago

NASA’s First SLS Mars Rocket Fuel Tank Completes Welding

The first of the massive fuel tanks that will fly on the maiden launch of NASA’s SLS mega rocket in…

5 years ago

Apollo 11 Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin Talks to Universe Today about ‘Destination Mars’

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - Sending humans on a ‘Journey to Mars’ and developing strategies and hardware to…

5 years ago

NASA Completes Awesome Test Firing of World’s Most Powerful Booster for Human Mission to Mars – Gallery

The world’s most powerful booster that will one day propel NASA astronauts on exciting missions of exploration to deep space…

5 years ago

Orbital ATK Proposes Man-Tended Lunar-Orbit Outpost by 2020 for Link Up with NASA’s Orion

Orbital ATK has unveiled a practical new proposal to build a near term man-tended outpost in lunar orbit that could…

5 years ago

Obama Administration Proposes Smaller 2017 NASA Budget of $19 Billion with Big Exploration Cuts

The Obama Administration has announced its new Federal budget and is proposing to cut NASA’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget to…

6 years ago

NASA Unveils Orion Pressure Vessel at KSC Launching on EM-1 Moon Mission in 2018

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA officials proudly unveiled the pressure vessel for the agency’s new Orion capsule destined to…

6 years ago

NASA Completes Welding on Lunar Orion EM-1 Pressure Vessel Launching in 2018

In a major step towards flight, engineers at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans have finished welding together the…

6 years ago