Artemis I: NASA to test rocket on Wednesday

After two scrubs and a series of technical issues, NASA is preparing for another test of the Artemis I Space Launch System on Wednesday. How that test goes will determine the launch schedule.

SpaceX preparing for next crewed mission

Four astronauts from three countries are scheduled to launch on the SpaceX Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station this fall, and for the first time since NASA began launching from U.S. soil again, a Russian cosmonaut will be joining the crew.

Artemis 1 mission: 100,000 people expected to watch test launch

Some 100,000 people are estimated to line the Space Coast later this month to watch the test launch of NASA's Artemis 1 mission to the moon. Right now, the launch is expected to happen no earlier than the morning of Aug. 29, – and space fans are already prepared, as some hotels are already booked for the event.

Digging into the cosmos: What's next for NASA?

Pictures from the newly-developed James Webb Telescope are changing what scientists know about the cosmos. Researchers say they are still digging for more information. What's next for space exploration? The launch of NASA's Artemis program, seeking to establish a sustainable presence on the moon to prepare for missions to Mars.

Astronaut academy coming to Space Coast

Sierra Space plans to bring a 'Space School' to the Kennedy Space Center to train experienced and newer astronauts to begin shift of living and working in low-earth orbit.

NASA's mega moon rocket rolls launchpad

Since the fall, the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft have been stacked inside the Vehicle Assembly Building, awaiting the Artemis-1 mission launch. For the first time, the Artemis-1 vehicle made the 4-mile journey from the Vehicle Assembly Building to launchpad 39B.

Space junk on collision course with the moon

The moon is about to get walloped by 3 tons of space junk, a punch that will carve out a crater that could fit several semitractor-trailers. The leftover rocket will smash into the far side of the moon at 5,800 mph (9,300 kph) on Friday, away from telescopes’ prying eyes. It may take weeks, even months, to confirm the impact through satellite images.