Artemis 1 Orion craft has left moon orbit, now headed home

The Artemis 1 Orion moonship left lunar orbit on December 1, and is now headed back to Earth. Splashdown in the Pacific is due December 11.

SpaceX Starlink launches for December. Watch here

SpaceX has four Starlink launches planned for the month of December 2022. Learn more about them, including how to watch, here.

Epic! Orion moonship imaged from Earth

Orion moonship imaged when it was still more distant from Earth than the moon on November 27, 2022. Gianluca Masi of the Virtual Telescope Project reports.

NASA sets busy crew schedule for ISS in 2023

We'll have a busy crew schedule for ISS in the coming year. NASA has scheduled 3 commercial crew flights to the International Space Station in 2023.

The Space Force orbital plane finally lands

The U.S. Space Force X-37B orbital plane - an uncrewed and reusable craft - returned to Earth on November 12, 2022, after 908 days in orbit.

SpaceX resupply mission November 22. Watch here

The next SpaceX resupply mission to ISS is scheduled to launch at 3:54 p.m. ET (20:54 UTC) on November 22, 2022. Watch the livestream at EarthSky.

No SpaceX Starlink launches for November

SpaceX did not launch any Starlink satellites for the month of November 2022. Read more about the satellites, and how to spot them, here.

SpaceX launching comsats Saturday

A SpaceX launch on Saturday (November 12, 2022) will orbit a pair of communications satellites that will improve the U.S. 5G network.

ISS resupply run delayed by Hurricane Nicole

Launch of a resupply run to the ISS has been delayed until Monday, November 21, 2022, at the earliest. The mission was put off because of Hurricane Nicole.

NASA’s new heat shield passes its test

It might look like it, but it's not a UFO. It's an innovative, inflatable, new heat shield - called LOFTID - successfully tested in early November 2022.