We mapped out all the space trash.
It was smelly up there.
Apollo 11 gave us the Rosetta Stone of our solar system's history.
Even 50 years after Apollo 11 landed on the moon.
Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong used them to document the moon and life aboard Apollo 11.
Saturn's moon is shockingly Earth-like, so NASA is sending a drone.
The robot's failed mission shouldn't come as a shock.
The story of heroic fasteners that will get us to the moon and back.
NASA has been understandably stingy with the last of its pristine samples.
Shamu dreams of Europa.
It could be the first of many firsts.
We're under a time crunch.
Yes, this article has spoilers
One small step for a man and his camera, one giant leap for photography.
We all want to know who it is.
Here are some highlights from its journey
From the Popular Science archives.
Deep Sea Meets Deep Space
Confirming hints picked up by the Hubble just a few years ago.
How much are you willing to pay to become an astronaut?
We think you can, Opportunity.
Which one will win? We'll find out in 2019.
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.
In the event of a lunar emergency, use pulleys.
Ready, set, go.
We all like having options.
Europa, the outer solar system, and a lot of questions.
The company hopes to put robots on the moon's South Pole by 2020
The Saturn explorer's death spiral begins on Sunday
For the first time since the Viking mission failures, the space agency may take the direct approach
It's designed to search for life on Jupiter's icy moon
And should colonists on Mars be allowed to eat each other?
Not all scientists are happy about recent Discovery mission picks
Inside the dreaded 'pogo effect'
To gain an edge here on Earth, China is pushing ahead in space
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
Why is NASA's longest-serving woman an hourly employee?
7 vehicles that will carry humanity into orbit and beyond very soon
Instead they favor going back to the moon
Orbiting laboratory could pave the way for a landing party
The Rogallo wing was NASA's multi-million dollar 1960s attempt to stop ending its missions with splashdowns. It didn't work.
Each Apollo lunar module cost about $149,000,000. So why were they unceremoniously smashed into the Moon?
These vintage NASA drawings show phases of a lunar mission that we've never seen in photographs.
He passed away just one day before the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing
These lucky CubeSats will ride on the maiden voyage of NASA's Space Launch System
Budget and scheduling constraints could put astronauts at risk
Boldly going where no bot has gone before
Chinese lunar rover digs into the history of the moon's volcanoes
How much are we really paying to explore the universe?
The space race is back on
Tiny satellites could help turn the Moon into a gas station for solar system exploration
Everybody poops. In space, it's pretty difficult and requires a lot of planning.
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.
Plus a sneak-peak review of the first 49 minutes of the film
It's been 50 years since we got the first images of Mars. Now we're about to get the first images of Pluto.
Slow but steady sun-powered spacecraft could transform space travel
The Dawn spacecraft could change the shape and scope of future missions
With no plans for future upgrades, the telescope faces a fiery end
Crowdfund this spacecraft and put a piece of yourself in a lunar time capsule
One professor says an asteroid survey would be a better use of NASA's time and money.
We remember the flag raising and "one small step," but what else did Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin do on the Moon?