NASA is to put a spaceport in orbit around the Moon to send humans back to the lunar surface, and to Mars and beyond. Called the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway, the new space station will be a departure point for missions further out into space.
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The European Space Agency is teaming up with NASA for a mission that will take human beings beyond Earth orbit for the first time in 40 years - and eventually, it says, further than ever before. read more
President Trump wants to cut back on major NASA projects, including a space telescope to study dark matter and dark energy, and US funding for the space station
The dream of a human habitat in orbit about the moon came a step closer on September 27, when NASA and the Russian space agency (Roscosmos) signed up to a common vision for future human exploration. The project, a follow-up to the I...
Part of a long-term project to send humans to Mars, the Nasa-led programme will see the two countries working to create a crewed spaceport in lunar orbit Russia and the United States have agreed to cooperate on a Nasa-led programme ...