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People watching rocket launch (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Artemis launch prepares for future moon missions

NASA's Artemis I mission will test the Orion spacecraft in advance of future flights that will carry humans back to the moon.
Nicole Aunapu Mann in flight suit in training cockpit (© SpaceX/NASA)

Trailblazer Nicole Aunapu Mann to lead team to space station

She grew up among members of the Round Valley Indian Tribes. Her love of math and science may place her among the first women on the moon.
Image from James Webb Space Telescope showing star-formation region resembling craggy cliffs (NASA/ESA/CSA/STScI)

Webb telescope shows dazzling cosmic images

The lens of the James Webb Space Telescope offers a rare glimpse of the universe in all its glory. Learn how this helps scientists.
Illustration of spacecraft in space near asteroids (NASA/Johns Hopkins APL)

Protecting planet Earth from asteroids

A team of scientists is aiming to deflect an asteroid, testing technology that could one day protect planet Earth.
Four people in blue suits waving in front of spacecraft (© LM Otero/AP Images)

Civilians exploring space is quintessentially American

Opening opportunities for spaceflight to private businesses is a natural progression that reflects America’s spirit of entrepreneurialism.
Artist conception of James Webb Space Telescope. (NASA GSFC/CIL/Adriana Manrique Gutierrez)

NASA Webb telescope poised to reveal space mysteries

NASA's newest telescope stands three stories high and some components unfold like origami. Its expected discoveries are even more amazing.
Rocket launching into night sky, trailing smoke (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

NASA sends spacecraft to collide with asteroid

Find out why NASA and SpaceX are trying to crash into an asteroid with their latest launch and learn when we will know if it's a success
International Space Station orbiting Earth (NASA)

5 experiments aboard the International Space Station

Read about some of the experiments aboard the International Space Station, including one that attempts to understand fires on Earth.
Men standing behind model space module (© Eraldo Peres/AP Images)

Nations advance global partnership for space exploration

Brazil, South Korea and New Zealand recently joined NASA's Artemis Accords. Learn more about how these countries will peacefully explore space.