Robert Curbeam has travelled into space three times
The former NASA astronaut holds the world record for the most space walks on a single mission
The Chang'e-3 mission will be the first moon landing since 1976
The film imagines catastrophic consequences of a worst-case Kessler syndrome
NASA's temporary shutdown may endanger future missions more than it does astronauts on the space station
A ground simulator is constructed and a space-station test is planned
Radiation measurements made by NASA's Curiosity rover put hard numbers on the space hazard
Virgin Galactic's promise of space tourism creep closer with a rocket-powered flight test
Fifty contests mean there's an event for every technical bent
Some—but not all—of the mystery surrounding the flight is cleared up
PBS NOVA documentary highlights the engineers behind the Mars missions.
Two-day trip to be compressed to 6 hours—but it might complicate international cooperation
Two exploration exploits fuel national pride
The limits of the speed of light could overturn decades of NASA mission management
And there was much rejoicing
After capture by ISS' robotic arm, maneuvered into position
A successful SpaceX rocket launch, an ahead-of-schedule delivery announced for the Tesla Model S, makes for a happy entrepreneur.
That glint in their eyes is stardust—the kind you might get by grinding up an asteroid
Ardbeg Distillary makes space scotch, but no one gets to drink it
A solar sail could use light to nudge an earthbound rock into an orbit we could live with
Moscow blames radiation wreckage on an SRAM chip, but does it add up?
Official Moscow statements about the touchdown location and cause of the original failure revive Soviet-era propaganda themes