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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
If your star tracker breaks on the way to the moon, just hit Command P.
November 2012 | By Mark Betancourt
Fifty years later, Cubans remember preparing to fight the Americans.
November 2012 | By Rafael Lima
De Havilland D.H.98 Mosquito
November 2012 | By Graham Chandler
While monster telescopes get the attention, the little guys quietly — and cheaply — rack up cosmic finds.
November 2012 | By Damond Benningfield
Oddball items at the National Air and Space Museum.
October 31, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
When you’re trapped on an airliner, Kate Hanni wants to help.
October 26, 2012 | By Perry Turner
To find their way home, aviators used to be able to read the rooftops.
October 19, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
What is the ultimate source of the water found at the poles of the Moon? A new study of some lunar soil samples suggests a surprising answer.
October 17, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
For its innovation and emphasis on inner beauty, the Hondajet deserves a recent design award.
October 12, 2012 | By George Larson
What color is the Moon? The answer is not as straightforward as you might think.
October 10, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket keeps on chugging, despite an engine loss.
October 08, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Destroying a 727 in the name of science, and entertainment.
October 05, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel