Astronauts’ brains need a 3-year break after long missions

A new study found that astronaut's brains need a three-year break after long missions. Missions of up to six months expand the ventricles in astronauts' brains.

SpaceX wraps up Starlink launches for May

SpaceX's fifth and final Starlink launch for the month took flight from California at 6:02 UTC on May 31, 2023. Watch a recorded livestream and learn more here.

Watch 1,000 Lego astronauts soar to the edge of space

A high-altitude balloon carried a mini space-shuttle with 1,000 Lego astronauts to the edge of space. Watch the fun video here.

SpaceX Starlink launches for April. Learn more here

Find out when the Starlink launches for April are and learn more about Starlink here. Plus, find a link to the livestream that airs each launch live.

Historic Starship launch, success. Explosive finale!

The SpaceX Starship launched successfully on Thursday, April 20. Details here, plus a place to rewatch the broadcast stream.

NASA unveils Mars habitat on Earth for a yearlong test

On April 11, 2023, NASA unveiled its test Mars habitat where four volunteers will spend a year. This is a trial for astronauts who may visit Mars in the future.

Midnight SpaceX launch was a success. Falcon 9 returned to pad

Success for the midnight SpaceX launch on April 14-15, 2023. The launch - from California - was expected to be visible from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

NASA announced Artemis 2 moon astronauts Monday

The Artemis program aims to return humans to the moon for the first time in 50 years. Now NASA has announced the Artemis 2 astronauts.

What is the Earth’s most distant spacecraft?

The most distant spacecraft from Earth is Voyager 1. Launched in 1977, Voyager 1 is a few billion miles farther from Earth than its sibling, Voyager 2.

SpaceX Starlink launches for March are complete

There were 4 SpaceX Starlink launches in March. Learn more about the launches here and find a link to locate Starlink satellites in your sky.