Not one, not two, but 24 payloads are going up into orbit
The story of heroic fasteners that will get us to the moon and back.
Stream the United Launch Alliance and Arianespace launches. And maybe Blue Origin and SpaceX.
InSight will tell us about the planet's interior, but it's got to stick the landing first.
We're under a time crunch.
The upper atmosphere of Venus is surprisingly similar Earth.
American Nick Hague and Russian Alexey Ovchinin endured a rough emergency landing.
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
But the end is fast approaching.
In 1966, the Air Force sent an uncrewed space station into orbit
You map, IMAP, we all map.
How much are you willing to pay to become an astronaut?
The ubiquitous American food flew aboard quite a number of missions
The James Webb Space Telescope has an ever-expanding timeline—and projected cost.
It's time to return to our hellish neighbor.
We think you can, Opportunity.
Which one will win? We'll find out in 2019.
Just months after Sputnik's launch, the USAF had a manned lunar landing program all figured out.
Europa, the outer solar system, and a lot of questions.
But our days of massive exoplanet dumps may be numbered.
Two private citizens have reportedly paid up for a lunar jaunt
And should colonists on Mars be allowed to eat each other?
Not all scientists are happy about recent Discovery mission picks
The 879-ton rocket flew an experimental satellite into space.
The country's longest manned mission is part of their plan for a permanent orbital outpost
Inside the dreaded 'pogo effect'
To gain an edge here on Earth, China is pushing ahead in space
Spelunking as a space simulation
Why is NASA's longest-serving woman an hourly employee?
NASA's mission to Jupiter is brought to you by: the Sun, from 500 million miles away
7 vehicles that will carry humanity into orbit and beyond very soon
Instead they favor going back to the moon
The enormously ambitious mission faces a few challenges
Rise Of The Rocket Girls gives the untold story of the women behind the space race
The curious culture on the ground at a rocket launch press junket
The Rogallo wing was NASA's multi-million dollar 1960s attempt to stop ending its missions with splashdowns. It didn't work.
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
Budget and scheduling constraints could put astronauts at risk
Jocelyn Dunn survived in a Mars simulation for eight months without going crazy. Here's what we can learn from her experience.
Tiny satellites could help turn the Moon into a gas station for solar system exploration
Unfortunately, NASA doesn't have a good game plan
Everybody poops. In space, it's pretty difficult and requires a lot of planning.
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.
New Horizons scientist Leslie Young discusses what to expect from the flyby on Tuesday, and the 28-year wait leading up to it
It's been 50 years since we got the first images of Mars. Now we're about to get the first images of Pluto.
Looks like something went wrong in the rocket's second stage
Hope you're not afraid of heights
Slow but steady sun-powered spacecraft could transform space travel
The greatest hits of Earth's unmanned spacecraft
A Gallery Of Photos Curated By The Person Who Made Most Of Them
NASA is still trying to figure that out
In 10 years, our Moon may get a tiny new moon
An interview with Keri Bean, NASA engineer and R2D2's best friend
More than 200,000 aspiring space explorers volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars. Are they insane?
Jupiter's moon is the best candidate for finding extraterrestrial life; here's how we're going to get there
The Dawn spacecraft could change the shape and scope of future missions
The Dawn spacecraft arrives at Ceres this March, and it could be the most surprising space mission in decades
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.
Yesterday's Antares failure was not exactly unprecedented.
We remember the flag raising and "one small step," but what else did Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin do on the Moon?