Space ProgramsNASA, Soviet and Russian space programs and the International Space Station
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
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
The purpose of art is to soothe the soul, but sometimes it can predict future realities with uncanny precision.
June 14, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
China's first manned space station mission comes to a successful end.
June 13, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Inside a warehouse in Downey, California, a one-winged space shuttle sits underneath a blanket of Tyvek sheeting.
June 12, 2012 | By Heather Goss
They were bound for the moon, but he had already been to Mars.
June 06, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Our international space partners want to go to the Moon. Why don't we?
Well, maybe we do.
June 05, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Wanted: an airborne system than can launch 100-pound satellites for under $1 million.
June 04, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Don Pettit turns his curiosity—and his camera—loose on board the International Space Station.
May 23, 2012 | By The Editors
Passing the baton at Cape Canaveral.
May 22, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
If things go according to plan Saturday, the world will witness SpaceX launch its first Dragon cargo supply mission to the International Space Station.
May 15, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis