SpacecraftSub-orbital, orbital, lunar, interplanetary and interstellar vehicles designed to navigate space
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
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
One of the solar system's most interesting places just got even more interesting.
June 28, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
What are China's intentions for the Moon?
June 19, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
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
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
A recent news story claims that water was found in lunar soil over 30 years ago, but the finding was ignored. True?
June 01, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Don Pettit turns his curiosity—and his camera—loose on board the International Space Station.
May 23, 2012 | By The Editors
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
The legal status and ownership of resources harvested from space are unclear. How does such uncertainty affect our plans to exploit them?
May 01, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Is space travel more like aviation or sea faring? It depends on your mission.
April 13, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Cool new concept for a Europa lander! Wish we could afford it.
March 30, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
A scientific dust-up, featuring raw data and bare knuckles. Who and what should we believe?
March 27, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
The U.S./European Saturn mission takes home a trophy.
March 2012 | By Heather Goss
Wernher von Braun was born one hundred years ago, but his blueprint for space exploration still has relevance today.
March 22, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Forgotten photos show the human face of NASA's early astronaut program.
March 20, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
The Planetary Science Institute has released a new geological map of Jupiter's moon Io, integrating information taken by the Voyager and Galileo spacecraft.
March 19, 2012 | By Heather Goss