Salem Academy and College has been awarded nearly $750,000 in funding from NASA to help address a STEM gender gap.
A recurring leak of liquid hydrogen fuel forced NASA on Saturday to postpone a scheduled launch for the second time this week. The earliest possible launch date is Sept. 19.
The space agency's long-awaited Artemis I mission will have to wait until at least Friday, after a problem with one of the SLS rocket's engines was discovered.
NASA's Apollo missions already sent astronauts to the moon from 1969 to 1972. But scientists say there's still lots of good science to do there. The moon also could be an ideal stepping stone to Mars.
The Artemis I mission is uncrewed, but that doesn't mean the spacecraft is empty. Lots of mementos are making the trip, along with manikins that will help NASA prepare to send humans back to the moon.
The telescope uses a camera with filters that can make a color map out of infrared light, which is invisible to the human eye.
The Sturgeon Moon became visible Thursday night, appearing bigger and brighter than usual because of its proximity to Earth.
Supermoons in general appear 17% bigger and 30% brighter than when the moon is at its farthest point away from Earth, according to NASA.
Researchers discovered that lunar pits and caves could provide stable temperatures around 63 degrees Fahrenheit, leading to new possibilities for experiments and life there.
NASA engineer Nagin Cox lives on Earth but works on Mars time, where days are longer and time works differently. Her work with the rovers has entirely changed the way she thinks about time on Earth.