SpacecraftSub-orbital, orbital, lunar, interplanetary and interstellar vehicles designed to navigate space
Can’t make it to the Museum? There might be an artifact on loan right in your neighborhood.
November 2012 | By Heather Goss
What is the ultimate source of the water found at the poles of the Moon? A new study of some lunar soil samples suggests a surprising answer.
October 17, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
What color is the Moon? The answer is not as straightforward as you might think.
October 10, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
First-time views from inside a re-entering spacecraft.
September 28, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
NASA's Chief Historian.
September 2012 | By Perry Turner
A Japanese camera will try to catch first-time pictures of a satellite's breakup.
September 10, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Is "New Space" free enterprise?
September 08, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
The first moonwalker's storied aviation career
August 27, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
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
Determining rock ages remotely would create new possibilities for planetary science.
August 24, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
How do you maneuver a million-pound spacecraft?
August 2012 | By Roger Mola and 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
As the rover rocketed down to the Martian surface, the team at JPL could only wait and hope.
August 06, 2012 | By Bruce Lieberman
Director James Cameron's 3D camera may have been bumped from the Curiosity Mars lander. But MARDI will give us first-time color views of the descent.
August 03, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Does the history of two early pioneers of aviation offer an analogy for spaceflight?
July 31, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Two decades later, three scientists are rewarded for discovering a new body of objects in our solar system.
July 25, 2012 | By Heather Goss
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
Localized bubbles of high magnetic intensity may explain some enigmatic lunar surface features
July 19, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
The world's first transatlantic TV broadcast included a quip from President Kennedy and folk dancing in Quebec.
July 10, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel