The story of heroic fasteners that will get us to the moon and back.
Orbital manufacturing is already paving the way for better solar panels, faster internet, cleaner computer chips, and lab-grown human hearts
Get ready for OSIRIS-REx
James Webb is now slated for a 2021 launch—only a bajillion years late.
It's the dawn of Martian seismology.
Launching a big rocket? You'll need to get wet.
There's still more to explore after Pluto.
It has to do with a surprisingly hazy atmosphere.
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
The rover shut down science activities a few days ago.
What is going on with my moon?
Not quite ready for takeoff
New Horizons will soon find out what's up with MU69.
The spectacular scope launches in 2019.
The plumes are stunning—and scientifically useful.
Divest from Russia, with love
Which one will win? We'll find out in 2019.
New high-res images from New Horizons reveal a very blobby space rock.
But we won't know where it's going until the government shutdown ends.
The Great Lakes are mighty chilly.
Sometimes you just need a rocket that flies at 2 million miles per hour
And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
Europa, the outer solar system, and a lot of questions.
Like, can we even do that?
The James Webb Space Telescope has an ever-expanding timeline—and projected cost.
NASA announced the nine astronauts selected for its Commercial Crew program.
American Nick Hague and Russian Alexey Ovchinin endured a rough emergency landing.
A quantum quandary
Earth isn't flat, but this strange world might be.
Nearly all of the water astronauts drink and shower with comes from their urine and sweat.
Lunar exploration started as an adventure, now prospectors also see dollar signs in that smiling cheese.
A far-out plan to create swarms of self-replicating solar panel satellites
Our eyes in the sky are facing budget cuts
What this new research means for radio astronomy
In 10 years, our Moon may get a tiny new moon
Many more eyes in the skies
Raise the e-sail
Stranger worlds to come
Here's what New Horizons saw as it zoomed past the former planet
SpaceX better watch its back
And the rockets' red glare...
Nuclear explosions, space collisions, or gentle nudges from an ion beam?
Space gets a little more crowded
The 1986 Space Shuttle tragedy killed all seven crew members, but their legacy lives on
The solar system's smallest planet finds a place in the sun
This summer, the mission may get funding to travel to a mysterious rock at the edge of the solar system
7 vehicles that will carry humanity into orbit and beyond very soon
The revolutionary explorer gets a life extension
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
Like a giant egg yolk in the sky
Short answer: a time machine
Sticking with Plan A
Two for the price of one.
We all like having options.
I is for interstellar.
With an icy heart.
How much are you willing to pay to become an astronaut?
Confirming hints picked up by the Hubble just a few years ago.
A slew of new startups are vying to serve the booming market for small satellites by launching small rockets more frequently and cheaply
But the end is fast approaching.
"Seeing color in a nebula from a garden in San Francisco? That's pretty cool."
The Japanese billionaire isn't the only one headed for the moon.
After a long trip, OSIRIS-REx gets down to business.
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.
Excerpt: A Book of the Moon
The Crew Dragon's engine test anomaly this past weekend will have dramatic consequences over the next year, and beyond.
Doesn't seem too fair.
A mix of what people got down to during the mission and what you should get down to today.
Breaking down the Mauna Kea controversy.
OSIRIS-REx will launch tomorrow, possibly with my germs onboard
Unfortunately, NASA doesn't have a good game plan
Ghostly echoes of stellar destruction
Despite a recent glitch, LightSail 2 is still aiming for a historic flight in 2017
In the California desert, Honeybee Robotics is testing a drill that could search for life on other worlds
Earth's orbit is becoming dangerously crowded with space junk.
Resistance is futile.
Terrestrial life is a huge risk for other planets
Shower your friends with meteor facts.
When scientists launch a spacecraft into space, they're also launching thousands of bacteria along with it
The deadly crash killed co-pilot Michael Alsbury and cast a pall over commercial spaceflight
A big, beautiful mirror turns around to say hello
Restore-L could fix broken satellites and clean up space junk
The ISS is fine, don't worry
In one of the most isolated places on the globe, the 'Spacecraft Cemetery' provides a watery grave
No water required
Don't worry, no one has gotten sick yet.
The window of Opportunity is closing.
Astrobees could help free up astronauts' schedules.
Deadly radiation could be breakfast for microbes on rogue planets, comets, and more
Our planet's personal space heater is incredibly efficient.