Tagged With Human Spaceflight

A NASA official says the explosion of SpaceX's ship during a test 'was a huge gift' for making the vehicle safe to fly


An Apollo astronaut says the greatest moment of NASA's program was not the moon landing — it was the 'cosmic birth' of humanity


'We could have lost the Apollo 11 crew:' A once-classified anomaly nearly killed NASA's first moon astronauts, a new book reveals



An Apollo astronaut explains how he nearly killed himself 'horsing around' on the moon in 1972


NASA built 5 Apollo lunar landers that never launched into space. Here's what happened to the historic moon ships.


NASA says it needs a $1.6 billion 'down payment' from Congress to send astronauts back to the moon within 5 years



SpaceX confirmed that its Crew Dragon spaceship for NASA was 'destroyed' by a recent test. Here's what we learned about the explosive failure.


WATCH LIVE: After escaping a doomed rocket, an astronaut and cosmonaut will try again to launch into space today


The first all-female spacewalk in history is about to take place, and NASA says it's a coincidence


Astronauts on the space station liked SpaceX's 'Earthy' toy so much that they kidnapped it. Their photos show how it's become a rookie crew member.


SpaceX's new spaceship for people has returned to Earth, completing its 'absolutely critical' first mission for NASA


WATCH LIVE: SpaceX's Crew Dragon ship is returning to Earth — the hardest part of Elon Musk's 'critically important' mission for NASA



SpaceX launched a plush toy Earth on its new Crew Dragon spaceship. Now supplies of 'buddy' are dwindling across the planet.


SpaceX just docked the first commercial spaceship built for astronauts to the International Space Station — what NASA calls a 'historic achievement'


Elon Musk says he would ride SpaceX's new Dragon spaceship into orbit — and build a moon base with NASA


SpaceX just successfully launched the first commercial spaceship made for NASA astronauts



SpaceX is about to launch a female mannequin to the space station for NASA. It's named 'Ripley' after the character in the 'Alien' movies.


WATCH LIVE: SpaceX is about to launch its Crew Dragon spaceship into orbit for the first time — a 'critical' mission for NASA and its astronauts


Jeff Bezos just gave a private talk in New York. From utopian space colonies to dissing Elon Musk's Martian dream, here are the most notable things he said.


Virgin Galactic just rocketed its first woman past the edge of space — but Jeff Bezos says its astronauts have 'asterisks' next to their names