Space ProgramsNASA, Soviet and Russian space programs and the International Space Station
An STS-135 photo album
November 16, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Oddball items at the National Air and Space Museum.
October 31, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
If the Mercury astronauts seemed obsessed with bathroom humor, maybe it was because of their doctors.
October 03, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
NASA's Chief Historian.
September 2012 | By Perry Turner
A gallery of traveling air- and spacecraft loaned out by the Smithsonian.
September 18, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Is "New Space" free enterprise?
September 08, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Neil Armstrong will always be remembered for his "one small step" but his contributions to spaceflight are numerous.
August 26, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Masten Space System's test vehicle, Xombie, took a nice ride this week.
August 16, 2012 | By Heather Goss
New cosmonauts brush up on their wilderness skills in Kazakhstan.
August 09, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
The radio telescope at England's Jodrell Bank Observatory got the news scoop of the century in the early days of the space race.
August 08, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Does the history of two early pioneers of aviation offer an analogy for spaceflight?
July 31, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Astronauts and satellites get to watch the Games from Olympian heights.
July 24, 2012 | By Heather Goss
As the world's athletes put on their game face, the British Army prepares for aerial attack.
July 24, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
America's first woman in space describes the beauty of Earth from orbit.
July 2012 | By Sally Ride
The development of SpaceX's Falcon 1 is a story of promise -- and partial fulfillment.
July 22, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
The next three residents of the International Space Station are due to blast off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 10:40 pm U.S. Eastern time on Saturday.
July 13, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
The Space Exploration Initiative and the Vision for Space Exploration -- two proposals, two failures. Why?
July 02, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
July 02, 2012 | By Paul Hoversten
Within months of its first flight, August Bellanca's Skyrocket II set five world speed records.
July 2012 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
What are China's intentions for the Moon?
June 19, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis