New Horizons has traveled nine years and over 3 billion miles and has now gotten to Pluto. Here is what Pluto the dwarf planet looks like from up close. NASA will release pictures July 15, 2015 from when New Horizons is only 7,750 miles away.
NASA will back to sending Americans to space soon. Boeing and SpaceX just won the contracts to taxi people back and forth to the International Space Station. For the last few years we've had to rely on Russia’s space program to get our astronauts to and from.
If you're like and like all things astronautical you may want to head out doors tonight at about 9:30 pm. That is the next time the International Space Station is set to fly by over head. If you can't or miss it tonight, there are other dates to come this month.
It was a sad day 28 years ago today. On January 28, 1986, seven astronauts perished in flight as NASA's shuttle 'Challenger' exploded at 11:38 am in view of thousands on the ground and millions across the country as we watched live on television.