It's a groundbreaking step, but hardly surprising.
Lunar exploration started as an adventure, now prospectors also see dollar signs in that smiling cheese.
We haven't seen a rock like this in 50 years.
A 2024 mission is pretty unlikely.
Itokawa is surprisingly wet.
One more thing to worry about in space.
New high-res images from New Horizons reveal a very blobby space rock.
Shamu dreams of Europa.
Don't worry, no one has gotten sick yet.
We're under a time crunch.
The upper atmosphere of Venus is surprisingly similar Earth.
Yes, this article has spoilers
Teaming up to explore the galaxy with an AI assist.
Here are some highlights from its journey
Buried under an ice cap, the water is so deep scientists couldn't probe to the bottom.
One small flight for drones
He thinks spaceflight will soon be routine.
Submarines and rovers will go for a dive on the moons of Jupiter and Saturn
Stomachs weren't built for space.
Small, but mighty.
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
Though commercial operations are at least a decade away, career opportunities in asteroid mining are here today, experts say.
But we'll have to get there first.
Reflections from a prodigious force in space exploration.
To prep for the one that will actually be on Mars, naturally.
The company hopes to put robots on the moon's South Pole by 2020
Their dream jobs just became a reality.
Everything you need to know about NASA's plans to touch the sun.
Heat and drills will help us probe for alien microbes
Short answer: a time machine
For the first time since the Viking mission failures, the space agency may take the direct approach
Home is where you hang your pressurized helmet
The addition of Charles Miller to the NASA "landing party" bodes well for private space companies
Suspended animation may help us survive interplanetary travel, but it won't keep us alive for 120 years
In an exclusive interview, the executive producers of NatGeo's 'Mars' miniseries discuss colonizing the red planet
They're a potential source of food, air, clothing, and more. But will they survive the journey, and can we avoid contaminating the red planet?
If you want to go to Mars, fly American
What we learned at a space conference that puts inclusivity first
Spaceman documents Mike Massimino's unlikely journey from fire inspector's son to elite astronaut
Not all astronauts in the space station are human
To gain an edge here on Earth, China is pushing ahead in space
Deep convolutional neural networks make the impossible possible
A simulated mission visits a simulated asteroid
The enormously ambitious mission faces a few challenges
Going to Alpha Centauri "within a generation"
Now, the KickSat may power Yuri Milner's $100 million Breakthrough Starshot Project
A giant landing for mankind
Natural medicines, made to order in space
And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX
To study effects of confinement and isolation
A combination of chemistry, astrophysics, and magic
German carmaker lends its expertise to the pursuit of lunar exploration—and XPrize triumph
Q&A with Amy Shira Teitel on 'Breaking the Chains of Gravity'
In the California desert, Honeybee Robotics is testing a drill that could search for life on other worlds
A deep-dive on whether we can handle the implications of such a discovery
NASA is taking suggestions this week
Jocelyn Dunn survived in a Mars simulation for eight months without going crazy. Here's what we can learn from her experience.
Unfortunately, NASA doesn't have a good game plan
A matter of momentum
Protecting alien sites from Earth contamination
China's most powerful rocket engine makes a successful debut
Keeping those satellites in motion
Will there be horrible consequences? Live video right here
Pluto is just the beginning
Many hopefuls have signed up for a one-way ticket to the red planet. But if they aren't prepared, the trip may be a short one.
Where no yeast has gone before
A long time ago, this galaxy formed far, far away
This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree
About 120,000 civilians will see everything from arc jets and astrobiology labs to giant centrifuges and wind tunnels.
On the cosmic timeline, that's basically yesterday.
Mark Watney, eat your heart out
We all like having options.
Twins Mark and Scott Kelly are key to understanding how space impacts our bodies
These lucky CubeSats will ride on the maiden voyage of NASA's Space Launch System
It could be the first of many firsts.
How much are we really paying to explore the universe?
Skyping with Mars.
Crowdfund this spacecraft and put a piece of yourself in a lunar time capsule
The Dawn spacecraft could change the shape and scope of future missions
And should colonists on Mars be allowed to eat each other?
3D printing our way to the year 2050
Experts still aren't sure how the sixth military branch would actually work.
Deep Sea Meets Deep Space
Tiny satellites could help turn the Moon into a gas station for solar system exploration
In memory of "the last moonwalker"
Congress has only approved funding through 2024. What happens then?
It's been 50 years since we got the first images of Mars. Now we're about to get the first images of Pluto.
The next generation of planetary missions will look past surface appearances
Directed energy may be the key to rapid interstellar travel