Masten Space System's test vehicle, Xombie, took a nice ride this week.
August 16, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Astronauts and satellites get to watch the Games from Olympian heights.
July 24, 2012 | By Heather Goss
America's first woman in space describes the beauty of Earth from orbit.
July 2012 | By Sally Ride
Within months of its first flight, August Bellanca's Skyrocket II set five world speed records.
July 2012 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
The Southern California birthplace of the space shuttle is going to spit-shine and welcome visitors to see a piece of nearly forgotten aerospace history.
June 14, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Inside a warehouse in Downey, California, a one-winged space shuttle sits underneath a blanket of Tyvek sheeting.
June 12, 2012 | By Heather Goss
To buy a piece of space history, you need plenty of cash.
May 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
A new book recounts (sort of) the difficult restoration of a deteriorating Saturn V.
May 01, 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
Forgotten photos show the human face of NASA's early astronaut program.
March 20, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
A handy interactive map shows what lies ahead in space over the next decade.
February 01, 2012 | By Heather Goss
January 2012 | By J.R. Dailey
Alan Shepard was brave enough to ride the Mercury-Redstone rocket. These guys were brave enough to light it.
January 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
A photo of astronaut Ed White, taken aboard Gemini IV, may be the first photo of an astronaut taken by another inside a spacecraft.
November 30, 2011 | By Heather Goss
In this 50th anniversary year of human spaceflight, we ask you to remember your own space milestones, and record where you were, and how you felt.
November 22, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
NASA's outgoing technology guru talks about what's in the agency's R&D pipeline.
November 2011 | By Tony Reichhardt
Among the list of things one expects to find while sifting through former President Bill Clinton's stuff, a lost moon rock might be low on the list.
September 23, 2011 | By Heather Goss
What's a better way to get a new view of a space shuttle launch than using a "whole-sky lens"?
September 13, 2011 | By Heather Goss
Ahoy there, Matey! Lately it seems that everywhere you turn, there’s a pirate. There are pirate-themed children’s books: Do Pirates Take Baths? and Pirates Don’t Change Diapers (honey, they don’t even change socks). There’s “International Talk Like a Pirate Day” on September 19, founded by Cap’n Slappy and Ol’ Chumbucket. Your car can sport a [...]
September 01, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel