Ed Dwight, the U.S.'s first Black astronaut candidate on making it to space at 90

NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with artist Ed Dwight about his recent trip to space and legacy…

On a Blue Origin rocket, Ed Dwight, 90, realizes his dream of space flight

Sixty-one years ago Dwight was an astronaut candidate. Sunday, along with five others, he made the…

New images show a black hole collision

NPR’s Danielle Kurtzleben speaks with astrophysicist Priyamvada Natarajan about the James Webb Space Telescope’s recent discovery…

90-year-old Ed Dwight, 5 others blast into space aboard Blue Origin rocket : NPR

Ed Dwight poses for a portrait to promote the National Geographic documentary film “The Space Race”…

Tree seeds that flew around the moon are now being planted across the U.S.

“Moon Trees” are starting to grow on Earth. They got that name because as seeds they…

Boeing’s troubled Starliner spacecraft launch delayed to May 25 : NPR

Boeing’s Starliner capsule atop an Atlas V rocket is seen at Space Launch Complex 41 at…

Private mission to save Hubble Space Telescope raises concerns, NASA emails show : NPR

The Hubble Space Telescope in 2009, locked in a space shuttle’s cargo bay, before the final…

NASA studies offer of a private mission to save Hubble Space Telescope

Whatever happened to a wealthy private astronaut’s plan to save the Hubble Space Telescope? NPR has…

Tree seeds that flew around the moon are now are being planted across the U.S.

“Moon Trees” are starting to grow on Earth. They got that name because as seeds they…

Impact of solar storm that pushed Northern Lights to lower latitudes is waning : NPR

The Northern Lights fill the sky at the Bogus Basin ski resort in Boise, Idaho, on…