NASA astronauts to team up for first all-female spacewalk

From CNET NASA astronaut Anne McClain tries on her spacesuit along with a little Earth plushie that arrived on the SpaceX Crew Dragon. NASA Mark your calendars for March 29 to witness... Read more »

NASA releases the “last light” image taken by Kepler before it retired last year – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch NASA Kepler space telescope’s “last light” image NASA has released the final view taken by Kepler in September, shortly before the space telescope was retired after nearly a decade of... Read more »

NASA closes call for small payloads to study the surface of the Moon

From Ars Technica The Lunar Prospector is about 45cm long and weighs just 10kg. This is one of the smallest rovers ever designed for another world. It could go to the Moon... Read more »

Texas lawmakers press NASA to base lunar lander program in Houston

From Ars Technica Enlarge / Getting back to the Moon will require navigating politics on Earth. The Apollo missions that flew to the Moon during the 1960s were designed and controlled by... Read more »

Boeing suffers a setback with Starliner’s pad abort test [Updated]

From Ars Technica Enlarge / In January 2018, Boeing shared this photo of the Starliner Pad Abort Test and Orbital Flight Test vehicles under construction in Florida. In late June, an anomaly... Read more »

Russia’s Proton rocket, which predates Apollo, will finally stop flying

From Ars Technica Enlarge / A Russian Proton rocket launches in 2016. NASA/ESA The Russian-manufactured Proton rocket has been flying into space since before humans landed on the Moon. First launched in... Read more »

Buzz Aldrin returns to Twitter, sues his son and former manager

From Ars Technica Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, meets backstage with former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin, prior to giving the keynote speech at the Humans to Mars Summit in May,... Read more »

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean, 4th man on moon, is dead at 86

From CNET Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the moon and one of only 12 to have set foot there, died at 86 on Saturday, according to a statement on... Read more »

Alan Bean, the fourth human to walk on the Moon, has died

From Ars Technica Enlarge / Fast Times on the Ocean of Storms, one of Bean’s paintings. Alan Bean—the fourth human to walk on the Moon, one of the first Americans to live... Read more »

SpaceX launches NASA, Iridium satellites with used Falcon 9

From CNET The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen with the NASA/German Research Centre for Geosciences GRACE Follow-On spacecraft. NASA/Bill Ingalls Now Playing: Watch this: SpaceX launches 7 satellites in one mission... Read more »