A few hours after launching to the International Space Station, the Crew-1 astronauts showed off their fifth crew member — a small plush doll of "The Child" or "Baby Yoda."
Mark Kelly has won a seat in the U.S. Senate, making him only the fourth NASA astronaut to be elected to Congress.
NASA is recognizing one of its "hidden figures" by naming its headquarters in Washington, D.C. after Mary Jackson, the first African American female engineer to work at the space agency.
A stowaway aboard SpaceX's first mission to launch astronauts to the International Space Station may have set a new record — the most sequins to enter Earth orbit.
John Young, NASA's longest-serving astronaut, who walked on the moon and flew on the first Gemini and space shuttle missions, has died. He was 87.
John Glenn, one of NASA's first seven astronauts and the first American to orbit the Earth, has died. He was 95.