Boeing Starline test flight set for Friday

There is an excitement in the air at Cape Canaveral ahead of Boeing's test flight of its Starliner capsule. The unmanned craft will be sent to the International Space Station.

Device would allow for blood tests in space

For years, astronauts have conducted blood tests on themselves while at the International Space Station but the samples must be shipped back to earth for full analysis. A new device would change that.

NASA unveils core stage of moon rocket

NASA has unveiled the core stage of its new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket at the Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana. The SLS will be used for planned Artemis missions to the moon and will ultimately transport the first woman to the lunar surface, Jasmin Moghbeli.

Boeing moves Starliner crew capsule to Florida pad

Boeing moved its Starliner crew capsule to its Florida pad Thursday in preparation for a mid-December launch. It will carry a dummy fitted with hundreds of sensors for the first Starliner test flight to the International Space Station.

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Climate change has some NASA officials on edge, especially as the rising ocean levels could threaten launch pads at the Kennedy Space Center.

Boeing testing its Starliner capsule

The capsule that could one day send astronauts back into space is undergoing extensive testing at Cape Canaveral. Boeing's Starliner is designed for land-based returns rather than water returns, a first for a space capsule built in the United States. The Starliner landing system includes parachutes as well as airbags, seen here, which are designed to absorb the shock of impact.

Going inside NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building

We get a rare look inside NASA Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB). Inside is a critical component of the planned Space Launch System (SLS), the pathfinder rocket. Weighing in at 228,000 pounds, the pathfinder is a full-scale mock-up of the rocket’s core stage and will provide the power necessary to send NASA’s Orion spacecraft beyond Earth’s orbit and to the Moon.