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.
NASA and SpaceX sent two astronauts to the International Space Station, marking the first time a private company's craft put humans into Earth's orbit.
Learn how Nancy Grace Roman, NASA's first chief astronomer, became a leader in her field — and a powerful champion for women in the sciences.
NASA is pursuing futuristic ideas that could transform space missions and lead to scientific breakthroughs as it pushes the boundaries of what is possible.
NASA and the European Space Agency mark the 30th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope with this amazing photograph from a nearby galaxy.
A new era of human spaceflight is set to begin in May. Learn about NASA's upcoming launch to the International Space Station.