SpacecraftSub-orbital, orbital, lunar, interplanetary and interstellar vehicles designed to navigate space
The Voyagers begin the first real star trek.
February 2013 | By Christopher Riley and Richard Corfield
More than 35 years into their mission, our farthest-flung spacecraft are not finished yet.
February 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
Support for "disaggregation" of military satellites is getting louder.
January 31, 2013 | By Heather Goss
Thanks to geologic mapping, we understood the story of the Moon well before we actually went there.
January 25, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
The images that awed Voyager’s mission designer.
January 24, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
Congress has proposed that the name of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center be re-named to honor Neil Armstrong. Should it?
January 06, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
How the world's first lunar mission got mired in cold war conspiracy theories.
January 02, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
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
The rules for naming features on the Moon are simple, but not always logical.
December 31, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Fifty years ago today, a JPL team overcame the odds and pulled off the first visit to another planet.
December 14, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Gravity data from NASA's GRAIL mission show that deeply buried bodies of igneous rock in the crust can be detected from orbit.
December 10, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
A 16th-century telescope, Lunar Orbiter mission documents, early views of deep space, and more go on auction this week.
December 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Recent data from the planet Mercury indicates that water ice is found near its poles. What does this mean for the Moon?
December 02, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
A new interactive graphic highlights the space agency's plans.
November 28, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Using the material and energy resources of space could be a major game-changer for spaceflight. So why haven't we ever done it?
November 17, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
An STS-135 photo album
November 16, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
A new paper claims mineral evidence for the largest basin on the Moon -- is it true?
November 01, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Can’t make it to the Museum? There might be an artifact on loan right in your neighborhood.
November 2012 | By Heather Goss