The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
The SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft detached from the International Space Station on Tuesday carrying 2,700 pounds of scientific experiments and cargo, as seen in video broadcast by NASA. Rough Cut..
(CNN) Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, tweeted that a "big rock" is going to hit Earth, and that we "currently have no defense." Musk's tweet was a response to another by comedian and podcaster Joe..
NASA reportedly is investigating what may be the first known allegations of a crime committed from space. Astronaut Anne McClain's estranged wife, Summer Worden, has accused McClain of identity theft.. CBS News - Published
It’s a case testing the boundaries of law: A NASA astronaut is caught in an ugly divorce and custody battle. Anne McClain is being accused of identity theft in space. Janet Shamlian reports. CBS News - Published
Astronaut Anne McClain is facing the first allegation of a crime committed in space. McClain's estranged wife, Summer Worden, accused the astronaut of accessing her bank account while on a six-month.. CBS News - Published
NASA has moved a step closer in resuming human space missions since the program was shuttered in 2011. CBS News' Marc Liverman reports from Huntsville, Alabama, where NASA announced it will manage the.. CBS News - Published
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Friday said Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama will serve as headquarters for the U.S. space agency's program to build a spacecraft to put astronauts back on.. Reuters - Published
NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its historic exploration of Saturn in 2017 and, slowly but surely, scientists are learning more about the ringed planet. Data from the 13-year mission helped scientists.. CBS News - Published
If New York is the “Big Apple” and New Orleans the “Big Easy,” Houston is known as "Space City." That all began almost six decades ago, when NASA decided to open the manned spacecraft center.. CBS News - Published
Saturday marks 50 years since the greatest technological achievement in human history: At 4:17 in the afternoon Eastern time, a spacecraft carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched.. CBS News - Published
Walter Cronkite anchored CBS News live coverage on July 20, 1969, as Apollo 11's "Eagle" lunar lander, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, touched down on the moon. TV viewers.. CBS News - Published
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told a senate panel Wednesday that freezing the agency's funds would be "devastating" to plans for future space exploration. The Trump administration wants NASA to.. CBS News - Published
CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood joins CBSN to discuss NASA's announcement that commercial astronauts will be allowed to travel to the International Space Station starting next year. CBS News - Published
Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz.. Reuters - Published
Former NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson first dreamed of going to space when she saw Neil Armstrong take the first step on the moon. Whitson spent a record 665 days in space. That’s more than any other.. CBS News - Published
NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch are the closest Americans to the moon. They’re on the International Space Station about 250 miles above Earth. Tony Dokoupil spoke with the astronauts.. CBS News - Published
NASA is setting its sights on a trip back to the moon by 2024. Some critics argue that is "unrealistic," amid budget concerns and already missed deadlines. Mark Strassmann reports. CBS News - Published
Tuesday marks 50 years since three men in space suits set off on the greatest scientific adventure of all time. As the astronauts of Apollo 11 headed to the moon, the women of NASA were blazing new.. CBS News - Published