Japanese moon lander SLIM wakes up after lunar night

The Japanese moon lander resumed functioning after losing power during the 2-week lunar night. But now, it has awoken and is transmitting data back to Earth.

How astronauts to Mars can manage stress on the long journey

Astronauts headed to Mars will live and work in confinement for more than two years. Here are ways to manage these stressful conditions.

Lunar lander Odysseus alive and well but is on its side

The Intuitive Machines IM-1 lunar lander - nicknamed Odie - landed on the moon yesterday, February 22, 2024. On Friday evening, controllers said the lander is on its side.

Here’s the latest Artemis timeline: Humans to the moon!

NASA released the latest timeline for the Artemis missions in January 2024. The crewed Artemis 2 mission will happen no earlier than September 2025.

SpaceX wraps up Starlink launches for February 2024

SpaceX’s 4th and final Starlink launch for the month took flight from Florida at 22:06 UTC on February 25, 2024. Learn more here.

SpaceX wraps up Starlink launches for January 2024

SpaceX's 7th and final Starlink launch for the month took flight from California at 5:57 UTC on January 29. Learn more here.

Would-be Peregrine lunar lander has come home

Peregrine was meant to be the 1st commercial lunar lander. Then controllers noticed a fuel leak. Yesterday, the spacecraft came home, making a fiery Earth reentry.

X-37B spaceplane launched atop SpaceX Falcon Heavy

The Space Force X-37B spaceplane launched Thursday, December 28, 2023. The reusable craft is carrying experiments and test equipment on its latest mission.

SpaceX wraps up Starlink launches for 2023

SpaceX’s final Starlink launch of 2023 successfully took flight on December 29. Learn more about it, including how to watch a recap, here.

Where is Voyager 2 going? And when will it get there?

Where is Voyager 2 going? It's not aimed for any particular star, but in 40,000 years it will pass within 1.65 light-years of the star Ross 248.