Orbital SpacecraftSatellites, shuttles and space stations
At the National Air and Space Museum, some artifacts are more genuine than others.
June 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
How a team of experts navigated a spaceship through the streets of L.A.
May 21, 2013 | By Heather Goss
SETI researchers have already listened in for alien transmissions.
April 19, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
A new exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum tells us where we are, and how to get where we're going next.
April 11, 2013 | By Heather Goss
Landsat shows us the home planet, warts and all.
April 2013 | By Linda Shiner
Why Europe wants its own satellite navigation program.
April 2013 | By Craig Mellow
An artifact returns to service after being on display for eight years.
February 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
Support for "disaggregation" of military satellites is getting louder.
January 31, 2013 | By Heather Goss
Panic attacks in an airliner? Try a smaller airplane, with a friend as your pilot.
January 2013 | By Jeremy Davis
The Ranger series of space probes finally succeeded — on the seventh try.
January 2013 | By George C. Larson
On board Atlantis, the closing of an era.
January 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
An STS-135 photo album
November 16, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
First-time views from inside a re-entering spacecraft.
September 28, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
A Japanese camera will try to catch first-time pictures of a satellite's breakup.
September 10, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
America's first woman in space describes the beauty of Earth from orbit.
July 2012 | By Sally Ride
The world's first transatlantic TV broadcast included a quip from President Kennedy and folk dancing in Quebec.
July 10, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
July 02, 2012 | By Paul Hoversten
Planning a visit to the Museum? We provide some helpful hints.
July 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
These Pentagon mavericks want to launch spacecraft within a week of taking the order. Wish them luck.
July 2012 | By Todd Neff
Wanted: an airborne system than can launch 100-pound satellites for under $1 million.
June 04, 2012 | By Heather Goss