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NASA says it needs a $1.6 billion ‘down payment’ from Congress to send astronauts back to the moon within 5 years
Jim Bridenstine, NASA's administrator, says the space agency needs more money to send people to the moon in 2024 as part of its "Artemis" program.
NASA ‘will eventually retire’ its new mega-rocket if SpaceX, Blue Origin can safely launch their own powerful rockets
NASA is building the Space Launch System (SLS) to send astronauts back to the moon. But it will retire it if SpaceX and Blue Origin build big rockets.
NASA’s only plan to return astronauts to the moon after nearly 50 years just got slammed by an internal audit
NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) is designed to be the world's most powerful rocket — one able to take astronauts to the moon and Mars. However, the program is running years behind schedule and facing billions in cost overruns. A new government audit singles out Boeing and NASA for missteps.
NASA just fired an old space shuttle engine at ‘113% thrust’ — and plans to use it on a new mega-rocket
The space agency is modifying old space shuttle engines for use on SLS, a 321-foot-tall mega-rocket that might send astronauts to the moon and Mars.
President Donald Trump showed off models of next-generation rockets designed by SpaceX, ULA, and NASA during a White House cabinet meeting.
NASA's most powerful rocket might also be the loudest.
The Space Launch System would help astronauts get to the planet, but they'd never step onto red dirt by President Donald Trump's deadline of 2033.
The NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017 calls for a $19.5 billion budget, cancels an asteroid mission, and asks the space agency to hunt for aliens.
A budget proposed by the Trump administration would cut funding to NASA by nearly half a billion dollars if accepted.
New 360-degree NASA video shows what it’s like to get blasted by a moon rocket engine with 500,000 pounds of thrust
The space agency's wrap-around footage will blow you away.