Manned Moon Missions Ended After Apollo 17 â That Was 45 Years Ago
Apollo 17 marked the last time humans walked on the moon, but recent talks hint at a return.LEARN MORE
A new declaration from the Trump administration will order NASA to send American astronauts back to the moon with the goal of getting to Mars.
A spokesman for the Trump administration said "Space Policy Directive 1" will order NASA to lead a program that sends "American astronauts back to the moon, and eventually Mars."
The announcement isn't all that surprising. In October, Vice President Mike Pence told the National Space Council that the Trump administration planned to return to the moon. And when the federal government passed NASA's $19.5 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, it prioritized sending a manned space mission to Mars by 2033.
A full annular solar eclipse will cut across the state of Texas on Oct. 14, which could cause a dip in the state's solar energy production.
If you're not able to get to a place where you can see this eclipse, the next total solar eclipse is April 8, 2024.
NASA astronaut Frank Rubio will see his family in person for the first time in more than a year, after his unexpectedly lengthy time in space ended.
Claudine Gay's inauguration speech included a message to students: Take risks and challenge the status quo.
There were some 300 Native languages spoken when Europeans arrived to what is now America, but it's estimated only about 167 are still around today.
North Dakota state senator Doug Larsen and three of his family members died when their plane crashed shortly after takeoff.