The planet Saturn

The Planets

The rising Earth is about five degrees above the lunar horizon in this telephoto view taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft,

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The Milky Way Galaxy

The Galaxy

On the final lunar landing mission for the Apollo program, the Apollo 17 was launched on 7th December 1972.

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Stars of the Universe

The Universe

A huge solar eruption of helium from the Sun can be seen in this spectacular spectro-heliogram. This photo was obtained during the NASA Sk

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Buzz Aldrin stepping onto the Moon

Lunar Missions

Australia has a lot to offer with its involvement in the NASA Artemis Space Program which will involve a lunar landing by the first woman to visit the moon

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Mars planet travel explorer

Mars Missions

Space travel to Mars and back

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NASA Astronaut

NASA Space Missions

Since 1958 NASA has been sending space missions to the moon and beyond

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The 20th Century Space Race

The year was 1957, the day was October 4th. The Russian satellite, Sputnik had just launched, and the Space Race had begun. The United States of America felt the pressure more than ever to create a national space agency, one which could compete with the Soviets.  To initiate this, American President Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, establishing what has since become known as NASA.