Tag: Astronomy

Trump aims for moon, pulls back on space station, telescopes

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025, and private businesses running the place instead. ...
Farthest photos ever taken, from nearly 4 billion miles away

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The NASA spacecraft that gave us close-ups of Pluto has set a record for the farthest photos ever taken. ...
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Another asteroid is headed our way — the second this week — but there's no need to worry. ...
Mars on Earth: Simulation tests in remote desert of Oman

DHOFAR DESERT, Oman — Two scientists in spacesuits, stark white against the auburn terrain of desolate plains and dunes, test a geo-radar built to...
Space sports car now flying toward asteroid belt beyond Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world's first space sports car is cruising toward the asteroid belt, well beyond Mars. ...
The Latest: SpaceX launches big new rocket; lands 2 boosters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Latest on SpaceX rocket launch (all times local): ...
SpaceX’s big new rocket blasts off, puts sports car in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX's big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red electric sports car aiming for...
SpaceX launches new megarocket with Tesla car on board

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX's new megarocket launched on its first test flight Tuesday from Florida's Kennedy Space Center as thousands jammed surrounding beaches. ...
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Robert Ward dresses like a cowboy, but he's often referred to as a "space cowboy." Neatly displayed in well-lit glass cases...
SpaceX’s hot new monster rocket ready for first test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX's hot new monster rocket makes its launch debut this week, blasting off from the same pad that hoisted men...

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