The U.S. Space Force expects to have 6,500 active-duty members by the end of fiscal year 2021. Recruits all specialize in space systems operations.
The U.S. and several allies signed the Artemis Accords to ensure the peaceful exploration of space. Learn more about plans for future missions.
Since November 2, 2000, the International Space Station has hosted researchers from 108 countries performing advanced experiments on life in space.
A NASA spacecraft made contact with an asteroid located millions of kilometers from Earth. Find out more about this historic space mission.
Find out about some of the work done aboard the International Space Station, including two critical experiments that examine muscle tone and microbes.
In May, SpaceX became the first private company anywhere in the world to launch two humans into Earth's orbit. But it took some practicing to get there.
On July 20, we mark the day in 1969 that U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon's surface.
The U.S. has successfully launched the X-37B space plane into orbit. Learn more about the space plane's mission and the scientific research it is enabling.
A U.S. company, Hypergiant Industries, has created a new communications platform that helps governments quickly respond to natural disasters.