Doesn't seem too fair.
Lunar exploration started as an adventure, now prospectors also see dollar signs in that smiling cheese.
Excerpt: A Book of the Moon
The plumes are stunning—and scientifically useful.
Earth isn't flat, but this strange world might be.
New high-res images from New Horizons reveal a very blobby space rock.
After a long trip, OSIRIS-REx gets down to business.
NASA announced the nine astronauts selected for its Commercial Crew program.
But the end is fast approaching.
James Webb is now slated for a 2021 launch—only a bajillion years late.
Confirming hints picked up by the Hubble just a few years ago.
How much are you willing to pay to become an astronaut?
The James Webb Space Telescope has an ever-expanding timeline—and projected cost.
With an icy heart.
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
New Horizons will soon find out what's up with MU69.
I is for interstellar.
Short answer: a time machine
In one of the most isolated places on the globe, the 'Spacecraft Cemetery' provides a watery grave
This summer, the mission may get funding to travel to a mysterious rock at the edge of the solar system
There's still more to explore after Pluto.
Not quite ready for takeoff
The spectacular scope launches in 2019.
What is going on with my moon?
Divest from Russia, with love
Which one will win? We'll find out in 2019.
But we won't know where it's going until the government shutdown ends.
The Great Lakes are mighty chilly.
Like, can we even do that?
American Nick Hague and Russian Alexey Ovchinin endured a rough emergency landing.
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
Europa, the outer solar system, and a lot of questions.
The story of heroic fasteners that will get us to the moon and back.
Nearly all of the water astronauts drink and shower with comes from their urine and sweat.
7 vehicles that will carry humanity into orbit and beyond very soon
Orbital manufacturing is already paving the way for better solar panels, faster internet, cleaner computer chips, and lab-grown human hearts
In 10 years, our Moon may get a tiny new moon
Many more eyes in the skies
Stranger worlds to come
Space gets a little more crowded
The 1986 Space Shuttle tragedy killed all seven crew members, but their legacy lives on
Sticking with Plan A
We all like having options.
A slew of new startups are vying to serve the booming market for small satellites by launching small rockets more frequently and cheaply
Launching a big rocket? You'll need to get wet.
The Crew Dragon's engine test anomaly this past weekend will have dramatic consequences over the next year, and beyond.
Raise the e-sail
SpaceX better watch its back
And the rockets' red glare...
Nuclear explosions, space collisions, or gentle nudges from an ion beam?
The Space Launch System could carry astronauts as soon as 2019
Two private citizens have reportedly paid up for a lunar jaunt
Blue Origin could bring Bezos's shipping empire to deep space
Two for the price of one.
It has to do with a surprisingly hazy atmosphere.
The Japanese billionaire isn't the only one headed for the moon.
MU69 is far from your run-of-the-mill solar system object.
But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is.
A mix of what people got down to during the mission and what you should get down to today.
The solar system's smallest planet finds a place in the sun
The revolutionary explorer gets a life extension
Get ready for OSIRIS-REx
Like a giant egg yolk in the sky
The rover shut down science activities a few days ago.
"Seeing color in a nebula from a garden in San Francisco? That's pretty cool."
Here's what New Horizons saw as it zoomed past the former planet
It's the dawn of Martian seismology.
Breaking down the Mauna Kea controversy.
How private corporations are using the station's lab for research and development
The record-breaking rodents will travel to the International Space Station this weekend.
The Rogallo wing was NASA's multi-million dollar 1960s attempt to stop ending its missions with splashdowns. It didn't work.
But CEO Bas Lansdorp says the study used bad data.
A new vehicle design could enable same-day shipping from the ISS to Earth, making science experiments in microgravity cheaper and easier.
NASA is still trying to figure that out
Q&A with Amy Shira Teitel on 'Breaking the Chains of Gravity'
NASA is funding the development of engineered bugs that eat and excrete metal
The enormously ambitious mission faces a few challenges
What we learned at a space conference that puts inclusivity first
Their dream jobs just became a reality.
Eyes on the skies.
It's not just a big deal for future space tourists, either.
Microbes on ISS are changing their genes, but don't worry.
The first time we've caught a baby black hole in action.
NASA has been understandably stingy with the last of its pristine samples.