Resveratrol might mitigate the muscle loss seen in low-gravity environments.
We mapped out all the space trash.
Apollo 11 gave us the Rosetta Stone of our solar system's history.
Even 50 years after Apollo 11 landed on the moon.
Solar storms, sharp sand, and near-weightlessness are just the tip of the iceberg.
Saturn's moon is shockingly Earth-like, so NASA is sending a drone.
We have no idea what it might be.
A 2024 mission is pretty unlikely.
What is going on with my moon?
But that's a good thing.
But Blue Origin has a lot of work to do before its lander can touch down.
Excerpt: A Book of the Moon
Okay, it's really just an eclipse.
Shamu dreams of Europa.
It could be the first of many firsts.
The proof is out there.
Short answer: Because we changed the definition of the word “planet” to better fit its meaning.
There's still a lot to learn about the surface of Jupiter's moon
We all want to know who it is.
The survey also confirmed the existence of two other moons, whose discovery was announced last year
Can gardens help astronauts go farther?
High impact research.
Like, can we even do that?
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
Just months after Sputnik's launch, the USAF had a manned lunar landing program all figured out.
Don't you want to meet them?
But we'll have to get there first.
Here's how it all began.
We all like having options.
They happen about once every 18 months
It's amazing what centuries of data can do.
A gallery of photos, visualizations, and other pictures of outer space.
Heat and drills will help us probe for alien microbes
The Saturn explorer's death spiral begins on Sunday
In memory of "the last moonwalker"
A bigger smash solves everything.
"Let's go get the science."
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
And will probably follow us for several more centuries
7 vehicles that will carry humanity into orbit and beyond very soon
The baron of low-Earth orbit
Climb every mountain
And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX
Apollo 10 heard eerie music around the Moon, but it's really not too mysterious.
Each Apollo lunar module cost about $149,000,000. So why were they unceremoniously smashed into the Moon?
The evidence is right in front of you.
The first to touch down there
It's exactly what we asked Santa for
Our solar system is pretty familiar by now, but even the Moon was shrouded in mystery just 50 years ago
Fortunately it's not headed for Earth
Charon is the real #SuperBloodMoon in latest New Horizons pics
It's not a sign of the apocalypse (we hope)
The ocean-filled moon might hold the life we've long searched for in space. And scientists have one shot to reach it.
A Saturn IB perched atop a launch pedestal is an odd but iconic image of the end of the Apollo era. Here's why it existed.
Say 'The Moon Is Made Of Cheese!'
And that in turn could help us get to Mars, says NASA-commissioned study
After nine years and three billion miles, here's what we're learning from it all
Even though I helped demote it
Witness history in the making
New Horizons scientist Leslie Young discusses what to expect from the flyby on Tuesday, and the 28-year wait leading up to it
Digging up dirt on our satellite's back story
This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree
Jupiter's moon is the best candidate for finding extraterrestrial life; here's how we're going to get there
Houston, we have a ringer
It's a two-for-one special
Happy Carl Sagan day! Celebrate with this blast from the past in the pages of Popular Science
It's the first time a working rover has touched down on the far side.
One of 10 insane ideas that just might save the world
See you on the dark side of the moon
Going together where very few have gone before
Google's Lunar XPrize just announced new prizes.
The company hopes to put robots on the moon's South Pole by 2020
The Force is strong with this rover
Now if only we could get there alive
Two private citizens have reportedly paid up for a lunar jaunt
Sounds crazy, but hear us out in our latest episode of Ask Us Anything
But it isn't water
No water required
Up close with Robert Bigelow and his dream of habitable bubbles in space
The water worlds in our solar system are adding up
Feast your eyes on one of the top candidates for extraterrestrial life.
Nothing says "we come in peace" like a military spaceplane delivering a nuclear sub