NASA's DART mission could help make our planet safer

NASA and several partners are exploring how to prevent an asteroid from slamming into the earth. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test, known as DART, will travel for nearly a year to reach the asteroid and attempt to knock it off course.

NASA, SpaceX’s Crew-3 launches into orbit, bound for space station

The SpaceX Crew-3 launch had been postponed multiple times, due to weather and then health issues, but a Falcon 9 rocket finally lifted off from Kennedy Space Center just after 9 p.m. Wednesday evening. The astronauts will head to the International Space Station (ISS) and plan to complete scientific experiments while there.

One step closer to the moon

NASA just shared its plan to get back to the moon. The agency wants to launch its Artemis test flight as early as February, 2022.