In a mission that sounds like the plot of a Hollywood blockbuster, NASA plans to test its ability to alter the course of a distant asteroid.
Learn how astronaut Alan Shepard's 15-minute sub-orbital flight 60 years ago opened the door to lunar landings and other space missions.
Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, who died April 28, made history during the 1969 moon landing. Learn about his public service legacy.
NASA is using a small helicopter to explore Mars. Learn more about the Burmese American woman who helped make Ingenuity's historic flight possible.
The United States is advancing multilateral plans to return to the moon and explore Mars. Learn about upcoming NASA missions.
Naming contests for NASA’s Mars rovers tap into youthful creativity and boost students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
With scientific sensors from France, Spain, Italy and Norway, NASA's Perseverance rover is exploring Mars and unlocking the secrets of the red planet.
NASA's satellites and other precise measuring tools are informing the U.S. government's renewed effort to fight climate change.
Humberto Campins helped NASA collect samples from a moving asteroid last October — a first for the space agency. Here's how he did it.