Space ProgramsNASA, Soviet and Russian space programs and the International Space Station
Was President Kennedy a reluctant spacefarer?
November 24, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
How many high school kids can say they've watched their own satellite launch into orbit?
November 20, 2013 | By Mark Betancourt
Playing it safe won't get us to the stars.
November 13, 2013 | By Dirk Schulze-Makuch
Should the Moon become a United Nations International Park?
November 09, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
The "overview effect" profoundly changes the way space travelers view our planet. How can everyone experience it?
November 08, 2013 | By Heather Goss
Should searching for extraterrestrial life be the primary goal of our space program?
September 24, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
New sightings of water on the Moon, roadmaps for exploration and commercial lunar flights.
September 05, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
Astronauts re-create the scary water leak that cut short a recent spacewalk.
August 27, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
August 02, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
Working with Sally Ride in her post-astronaut career only increased my respect for her. She might even have made a good NASA Administrator—if she hadn’t turned it down.
June 27, 2013 | By Alan Ladwig
Russia's first woman cosmonaut, and its next.
June 14, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
China's final mission to the Tiangong-1 space station.
June 10, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
Dishy gossip from a new book about the wives of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo astronauts.
June 07, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
To new jobs, some odder than others.
June 2013 | By Jeremy Davis
Astronomers estimate that billions of habitable planets are orbiting red dwarf stars. What would it be like to live there?
June 2013 | By Bruce Lieberman
Jan Evans recalls how it was for the families of moon voyagers in the Apollo era.
June 2013 | By Jennifer Ross-Nazzal
How a team of experts navigated a spaceship through the streets of L.A.
May 21, 2013 | By Heather Goss
Somebody had to do it.
May 13, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
Space exploration and the limits of charity.
May 09, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
The Herschel Space Telescope closes its eye after the last of its coolant evaporated this week.
April 30, 2013 | By Heather Goss