Payload Blog
The Kennedy Space Center celebrates the holidays with decor such as the 'ornament' NASA Meatball!

With these insider tips and tricks, learn how to make the most out of your visit during Holidays in Space.


The Mars InSight probe is shown in this artist's rendition operating on the surface of Mars.

NASA’s InSight spacecraft will land on Mars as the first mission to study the interior of the Red Planet and how rocky planets in our solar system formed four billion years ago.

Categories: Special Events, NASA News

The crew members of Expedition 50 celebrated Thanksgiving in 2016 with rehydrated turkey, stuffing, potatoes and vegetables aboard the International Space Station.

Celebrating Thanksgiving is a little different when you are orbiting Earth. Hear the reflections of astronauts, including astronaut Jerry Ross and astronaut John Herrington, on celebrating the Turkey Day in outer space.


Map of the Rocket Garden with the titles of each rocket.

A stroll through the Rocket Garden is a walk among giants. Take a deeper look at the artifacts that make up this iconic attraction, and learn what’s new and coming soon!


The crew of Apollo 7, Commander Walter Schirra, Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham and Command Module Pilot Donn Eisele, pose after a successful mission in 1968.

Apollo 7 was a mission of firsts from being the first crewed Apollo mission to the first TV broadcast in space.

Categories: Astronauts, NASA History