NASA: Budget boost 'good start' to put astronauts on moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's chief says the Trump administration's proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a "good start" for putting astronauts back on the moon. Administrator J...

SpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday following a weekend launch. The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilogr...

SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station, running at full power following repairs. A Falcon rocket blasted off from Flori...

SpaceX delays launch to freshly repaired space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has delayed a supply run to the International Space Station, back to full power after quick repairs. A Falcon rocket was poised to blast off from C...

Space station back to full power, SpaceX launch early Friday

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station is back up at full power, after the successful replacement of a failed electrical box. Flight controllers completed the re...

Space rock left big crater on moon during full lunar eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A space rock left a massive crater on the moon during January's total lunar eclipse. Spanish scientists reported Tuesday the meteoroid hit the moon at 38,...

Space station power shortage delays SpaceX supply run

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A major power shortage at the International Space Station has delayed this week's SpaceX supply run. SpaceX was supposed to launch a shipment from Cape Ca...

Mars lander picks up what's likely 1st detected marsquake

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's InSight lander has picked up a gentle rumble at Mars, believed to be the first marsquake ever detected. InSight's quake monitor recorded and measur...

SpaceX suffers serious setback with crew capsule accident

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year. Over the weekend, the Dragon crew capsule that flew to...

Private cargo ship arrives at space station with food galore

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station with food galore, following a 1 1/2-day journey from Virginia. Northrop Grumman's Cygn...

NASA's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, has died. Cobb died in Florida at age 88 last month. News of her death came Thursday from jour...

Space station shipment launched from Virginia seashore

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A fresh grocery shipment is on its way to the International Space Station after launching from Virginia. Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket blasted off Wed...

US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year at the International Space Station, setting a record for women. Station astronaut Christina Koch (Cook) will rem...

SpaceX's recovered core booster damaged in rough seas

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket booster that landed on an ocean platform after last week's launch has been damaged in rough seas. For the first time, all three first-stag...

SpaceX launches mega rocket year after debut with sports car

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched its second supersized rocket from Florida, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight. The new and improved Falco...