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A realty company wondered what it might cost to launch your house to Mars.
December 06, 2012 | By Heather Goss
A 16th-century telescope, Lunar Orbiter mission documents, early views of deep space, and more go on auction this week.
December 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Recent data from the planet Mercury indicates that water ice is found near its poles. What does this mean for the Moon?
December 02, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
The first catapult launch of an unmanned combat aircraft -- and more milestones to come.
November 30, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Why does the solitary night fighter call out for a nickname?
November 29, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
A new interactive graphic highlights the space agency's plans.
November 28, 2012 | By Heather Goss
In 1948, Idaho decided the best way to move beavers was to airdrop them.
November 26, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Aerospace jobs south of the border? Yes, and it's been that way for a long time.
November 26, 2012 | By George Larson
Sometimes passengers and crew are downright inhuman.
November 21, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Find yourself in a hostile environment? The Air Force knows what to do.
November 19, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Using the material and energy resources of space could be a major game-changer for spaceflight. So why haven't we ever done it?
November 17, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Will UAVs become as indispensable for journalists as notepads and digital recorders?
November 16, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The Library of Congress’s first resident astrobiologist takes inspiration from both Carl Sagan and Jerry Garcia.
November 16, 2012 | By Pat Trenner
An STS-135 photo album
November 16, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Driving a drone is (apparently) nothing like playing World of Warcraft.
November 15, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
How far does a trip have to be to travel by air? Answer our poll.
November 13, 2012 | By George Larson
Robot insects are about to go commercial.
November 07, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
A new paper claims mineral evidence for the largest basin on the Moon -- is it true?
November 01, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Seeing is believing.
November 2012 | By J.R. Dailey
A Navy aircrew got it on film.
November 2012 | By Paul F. Stiller