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Three space station astronauts are glad to be back on terra firma after an off-course landing in a Russian Soyuz capsule.
April 2008 | By Michael Klesius
Space-faring nations: Clean up low Earth orbit or you're grounded.
March 2008 | By Tony Reichhardt
The Pentagon plans to knock one of our own out of the sky.
February 14, 2008 | By Paul Hoversten
The Chandra X-Ray Telescope, explained.
January 2008 | By Damond Benningfield
Robert Bigelow has put two mini-space stations in orbit. Now comes the hard part.
January 2008 | By Geoffrey Little
Famed roboticist Red Whittaker may have the inside track to win the next moon race.
January 01, 2008 | By Rebecca Maksel
The road to the moon was paved with good intentions.
January 01, 2008 | By Tony Reichhardt
Will Rocketplane launch spacecraft from Oklahoma?
November 2007 | By Michael Belfiore
Why does every Mars mission have to be better than the last?
November 01, 2007 | By Bob Craddock
Veteran space reporter Jay Barbree recalls Apollo's darkest day.
November 01, 2007 | By Jay Barbree
NASA's new space capsule has a mind of its own.
September 2007 | By Michael Klesius
With rich tourists traveling to Earth orbit, can a cruise around the moon be
September 2007 | By Anatoly Zak
When choosing landing gear for Mars spacecraft, engineers have to weigh their options-literally.
August 2007 | By Tony Reichhardt
We've already seen water ice on Mars. NASA's Phoenix lander will reach out and touch it.
August 2007 | By Charles Petit
Nikita Khrushchev's son recalls the night Sputnik made history.
August 2007 | By Sergei Khrushchev (Translated by Lyudmila Khomenko Chillico)
An eminent space historian looks back on the first 50 years of space exploration.
July 2007 | By Roger D. Launius
To Tim Pickens, rockets are the only way to go.
July 2007 | By Peter Garrison
A new ride at the Kennedy Space Center is -- sadly -- the closest most of us will come to experiencing the thrill of a shuttle launch.
July 2007 | By Irene Klotz
Will starry-eyed entrepreneurs transform today's wide-open spaces into tomorrow's spaceports?
May 2007 | By Ed Regis
From the impossible dream of a space-based shield, missile defense has come down to Earth. But will it work?
May 2007 | By Ben Iannotta