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A simulation of space debris created by India's "Mission Shakti" anti-satellite missile test on March 27, 2019.

‘A terrible, terrible thing’: NASA said India’s satellite destruction created so much space junk it now threatens the safety of the ...

NASA's administrator, Jim Bridenstine, says India's satellite shattered into pieces of debris that pose an "unacceptable" threat to ISS astronauts.
NASA astronaut Anne McClain.

Astronaut Anne McClain brought her 4-year-old son to a NASA photo shoot before flying to space, and the pictures will melt your heart

Before flying to the space station, astronaut Anne C. McClain brought her young son to a NASA portrait shoot. The resulting photos are adorable.
Russia's Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft launched two crew members on Thursday but failed in mid-flight.

WATCH LIVE: After escaping a doomed rocket, an astronaut and cosmonaut will try again to launch into space today

Nick Hague and Alexey Ovchinin, who survived a Soyuz rocket failure in October, will try again to reach orbit with new crew member Christina Koch.
NASA astronauts Anne McClain (left) and Christina Hammock Koch (right) are slated to perform the first all-female spacewalk outside the International Space Station.

The first all-female spacewalk in history is about to take place, and NASA says it’s a coincidence

On March 29, NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will step outside the International Space Station in the first spacewalk led by women.
SpaceX launched a plush Earth doll aboard its Crew Dragon spaceship. Space station astronauts took the toy and now treat "Little Earthy,” they call it, as an unofficial crew member.

Astronauts on the space station liked SpaceX’s ‘Earthy’ toy so much that they kidnapped it. Their photos show how it’s become ...

SpaceX launched a plush toy Earth inside its new Dragon 2 spaceship. Now space-station crew members are treating the doll like one of their own.
An illustration showing SpaceX's Crew Dragon (or Dragon V2) spaceship returning from to Earth from orbit and withstanding intense heating from atmospheric reentry.

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX’s Crew Dragon ship is returning to Earth — the hardest part of Elon Musk’s ‘critically important’ mis...

SpaceX's Crew Dragon — a spaceship made for people — is returning to Earth. Elon Musk hinted this will be the most challenging phase of the mission.
An illustration of SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle, a spaceship designed to fly NASA astronauts, docking with the International Space Station.

SpaceX just docked the first commercial spaceship built for astronauts to the International Space Station — what NASA calls a ‘historic ac...

A day after SpaceX launched the first human-rated commercial spaceship, International Space Station crew welcomed the ship to their flying home.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launches toward orbit carrying the company's Crew Dragon spaceship, which was designed for NASA astronauts, on March 2, 2019.

SpaceX just successfully launched the first commercial spaceship made for NASA astronauts

Crew Dragon's six-day mission to and from the space station may swing the fate of Elon Musk's rocket company — and US access to space.
An illustration of SpaceX's Crew Dragon space capsule for NASA astronauts launching toward space on a Falcon 9 rocket.

SpaceX plans to rocket a sleek new spaceship for NASA astronauts into orbit on Saturday. Here’s what Crew Dragon must do to prove it’s saf...

SpaceX plans to launch a new spaceship for NASA astronauts, called Crew Dragon, on Saturday. Here's what to expect from the demonstration mission.
André Kuipers

An astronaut accidentally called 911 from space

Dutch astronaut André Kuipers said he dialed the wrong number while trying to contact NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.