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NASA's new moonshot rules: No fighting or littering, please

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s new moonshot rules: No fighting and littering. And no trespassing at historic lunar landmarks like Apollo 11′s Tranquility Base. The space agency ...

NASA moon-landing tech hitches ride to space on Bezos rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space company launched a New Shepard rocket for a seventh time from a remote corner of Texas on Tuesday, testing new lunar-landing technology for NA...

Fake asteroid? NASA expert IDs mystery object as old rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The jig may be up for an “asteroid” that’s expected to get nabbed by Earth’s gravity and become a mini moon next month. Instead of a cosmic rock, the newl...

New measurements show moon has hazardous radiation levels

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Future moon explorers will be bombarded with two to three times more radiation than astronauts aboard the International Space Station, a health hazard that will require thi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, July 20, the 202nd day of 2020. There are 164 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 20...

NASA, SpaceX bringing astronaut launches back to home turf

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in nearly a decade, U.S. astronauts are about to blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil. And for the first time in the history of ...

NASA goes private for 1st astronaut lunar landers in decades

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is turning to private industry for the first lunar landers for astronauts in a half-century, with three competing, quite contrasting versions. NASA ...

Cemetery races to keep up as New York virus deaths mount

NEW YORK (AP) — The streets are eerily quiet. Barely a soul walks by. But when Rabbi Shmuel Plafker arrives at the cemetery, it’s buzzing: Vans pulling in with bodies aboard, mounds of dirt piling up ...

ISS crew lands in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days

MOSCOW (AP) — An International Space Station crew has landed safely in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days in space. The Soyuz capsule carrying NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan, Jessica...

After months in space, astronauts returning to changed world

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two NASA astronauts said Friday they expect it will be tough returning to such a drastically changed world next week, after more than half a year at the International Space...

'Houston, we’ve had a problem’: Remembering Apollo 13 at 50

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 13′s astronauts never gave a thought to their mission number as they blasted off for the moon 50 years ago. Even when their oxygen tank ruptured two days later — on ...

NASA says 1969 moon landing lab to be demolished next year

HOUSTON (AP) — NASA says the Houston building where Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong and his colleagues emerged from quarantine after their 1969 moon mission has fallen into disrepair and will be de...

NASA manager casts doubt on 2024 moon landing by astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A top NASA manager is casting doubt on the space agency's ability to land astronauts on the moon by 2024. Kenneth Bowersox, acting associate administrator...

Taiwanese VR movies to be screened at Kaohsiung Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kaohsiung Film Festival (KFF) has announced six virtual reality (VR) movies to be screened at the event this year, which will take place from October 10 to 27. This...

Organisms scattered onto surface of moon after spacecraft’s crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Israeli probe Beresheet may have accidentally spilled tardigrades, a type of millimeter-long animal known for its extraordinary surviving capability, onto the moon'...