Russia launched a space telescope Saturday from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, a joint project with Germany intended to replace one it lost in January.
As NASA scrambles to meet US President Donald Trump’s mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA’s human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an internal memo.
NASA plans to send a drone named Dragonfly to Saturn’s biggest moon, Titan, the agency said, announcing the space agency’s latest high-profile mission to explore the solar system for clues on humanity’s origins.
SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites.
NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honour three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency’s early space program was chronicled in the film “Hidden Figures”.