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How will you celebrate human spaceflight on April 12?
April 11, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Cool new concept for a Europa lander! Wish we could afford it.
March 30, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
A well-traveled toy enters the Smithsonian collection.
March 29, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
A scientific dust-up, featuring raw data and bare knuckles. Who and what should we believe?
March 27, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Wernher von Braun was born one hundred years ago, but his blueprint for space exploration still has relevance today.
March 22, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Forgotten photos show the human face of NASA's early astronaut program.
March 20, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
A lost Russian communications satellite has the potential to teach us about operations on the Moon.
March 19, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
A bizarre case of mistaken identity almost cost a World War II B-17 commander his life.
March 13, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Ask for a lot and perhaps get a little. But ask for too much and you may end up with nothing.
March 08, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
The U.S. Air Force announced last weekend that the competition to build the next bomber is already underway.
March 02, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Grant Morton wasn't the first to parachute from an airplane, or even the second.
March 01, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Neil Tyson wants to double NASA's budget. Would that solve the problem with America's space program?
March 01, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
In February 1912, Capt. Albert Berry made the first parachute jump from an airplane.
February 29, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
With the F-35, Lockheed Martin takes a turn trying to make one combat plane that can do everything.
February 2012 | By Richard Whittle
Their assignment, 45 years ago: Drop mines over Vietnam, something no jet had ever done.
February 24, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
A few months into testing, the new cargo helo seems to be performing well.
February 15, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Piloting an Apache helicopter almost always meant both hands and feet doing four different things at once.
February 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Here's something you can only see in Earth orbit.
February 02, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
A handy interactive map shows what lies ahead in space over the next decade.
February 01, 2012 | By Heather Goss
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is trying out innovation the 21st century way: crowdsourcing.
January 25, 2012 | By Heather Goss