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May 14, 2019

NASA: Budget Boost 'Good Start' to Put Astronauts on Moon

NASA: Budget Boost 'Good Start' to Put Astronauts on Moon

NASA's chief says the Trump administration's $1.6 billion budget boost is a "good start" to put astronauts back on the moon.

Apr 16, 2019

Former Astronaut Owen Garriott Dies, Flew on Skylab Station

Former Astronaut Owen Garriott Dies, Flew on Skylab Station

Former astronaut Owen Garriott, who flew on America's first space station, Skylab, and whose son followed him into orbit, has died.

Mar 22, 2019

Space Sets the Pace at Spring Break Exhibit in South Texas

Space Sets the Pace at Spring Break Exhibit in South Texas

Space sets the pace at a learning exhibit at the Children's Museum of Brownsville.

Jan 23, 2019

NASA Replaces Astronaut on Boeing's 1st Crew Launch

NASA Replaces Astronaut on Boeing's 1st Crew Launch

NASA has replaced an astronaut assigned to Boeing's first launch with a crew.

Jan 23, 2019

Blue Origin Shoots NASA Experiments to Space, Returns to TX

Blue Origin Shoots NASA Experiments to Space, Returns to TX

Jeff Bezos' rocket company, Blue Origin, launched NASA experiments into space Wednesday on a brief test flight from West Texas.

Nov 9, 2018

NASA Conducting Sonic Boom Tests Near Texas Gulf Coast

NASA Conducting Sonic Boom Tests Near Texas Gulf Coast

NASA is monitoring how residents near the Texas Gulf Coast react to quiet sonic booms from an experimental aircraft that could reduce commercial flight times by half.

Oct 22, 2018

Open House Saturday at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston

Open House Saturday at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston

Fans of space flights can get a closer look at the real stuff during an open house this weekend at Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Aug 3, 2018

NASA Assigns Astronauts to Commercial Flights

NASA Assigns Astronauts to Commercial Flights

NASA has assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring human launches back to the U.S.

Oct 8, 2018

Neil Armstrong's Collection Goes to Auction

Neil Armstrong's Collection Goes to Auction

Admirers of Neil Armstrong and space exploration have a chance to own artifacts and mementos that belonged to the modest man who became a global hero by becoming the first human to walk on the moon.

May 26, 2018

Alan Bean, 4th Person to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 86

Alan Bean, 4th Person to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 86

Former Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean, who was the fourth man to walk on the moon and later turned to painting to chronicle the moon landings on canvas, has died. He was 86.

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