The story of heroic fasteners that will get us to the moon and back.
In 1966, the Air Force sent an uncrewed space station into orbit
It all depends on who you ask
And other Tiangong-1 facts.
Reflections from a prodigious force in space exploration.
Orbital manufacturing is already paving the way for better solar panels, faster internet, cleaner computer chips, and lab-grown human hearts
Satellites and space tourists
No boosters included
Notes from a field trip to New Mexico's commercial spaceport
To gain an edge here on Earth, China is pushing ahead in space
Chasing the cheapest way to get into orbit
Reusing a reusable spacecraft design
Private Chinese companies could launch microsatellites and one day, taikonauts
Ky Michaelson is basically Max Valier reincarnated
Q&A with Amy Shira Teitel on 'Breaking the Chains of Gravity'
It's official: the next big telescope will launch in October 2018
Giving small satellites a boost
Science takes off.
You don't need a rocket to leave Earth. There's a slower, gentler trip in the works—and it comes with a cocktail.
HoloLens already used in weightless simulation free-fall flights
Slow but steady sun-powered spacecraft could transform space travel
The record-breaking rodents will travel to the International Space Station this weekend.
Will NASA be required to fund the Dream Chaser?
A new vehicle design could enable same-day shipping from the ISS to Earth, making science experiments in microgravity cheaper and easier.
A gallery of photos, visualizations, and other pictures of outer space.
World View sets a new record in the quest to conquer the stratosphere
Up close with Robert Bigelow and his dream of habitable bubbles in space
How private corporations are using the station's lab for research and development
This isn't good news for a future Mars trip
In 1952, the Hayden Planetarium offered applicants the trip of a lifetime
Makes your junk drawer look manageable in comparison
Wonder what space lettuce tastes like?
Will there be horrible consequences? Live video right here
Pass the dressing, please
It'll be either a dull repair shop or one step toward conquering geosynchronous orbit
A controversial bill would give companies the right to own natural resources in space, and it may pass in the Senate by the end of September
China's most powerful rocket engine makes a successful debut
Everybody poops. In space, it's pretty difficult and requires a lot of planning.
The ISS just celebrated its 15-year anniversary yesterday. Could it survive another 15?
One step closer to owning pieces of asteroids?
Now it's up to President Obama to decide whether Earth businesses can own pieces of asteroids
Before we built the International Space Station, these concepts promised incredible futures.
Twins Mark and Scott Kelly are key to understanding how space impacts our bodies
Om nom nom
The next big step towards sending humans to Mars
They do come from Antarctica, after all.
Apollo 10 heard eerie music around the Moon, but it's really not too mysterious.
The baron of low-Earth orbit
Coverage begins Tuesday at 4:15 PM Eastern
Targeting April 8 to return to the International Space Station
Bigelow Aerospace is sending up an expansion pack for the ISS
Astronauts will periodically enter the habitat designed by Bigelow Aerospace
Four possible scenarios...
A small study indicates astronaut hair grows more slowly
Gone, but too awesome to forget
PopSci is at the launch site with fingers crossed
Two private spacecraft are now attached to the space station; more will follow
Inks deal to launch giant inflatable habitats starting in 2020
There's just one catch: you'll have to tune in at 5:30 am Eastern time on Saturday to see it
Ready by 2022
The ISS is fine, don't worry
The first Facebook Live interview from space starts at 12:55 PM ET
In one of the most isolated places on the globe, the 'Spacecraft Cemetery' provides a watery grave
Before women started flying in space, NASA was a little worried they might die having their periods
According to new research, one flat could ruin the whole thing. Bummer.
The new era of space strategy
Zero gravity pharmacy
Curators of leftover satellites and stations could be the next hot job
A lesson from the Apollo missions
Sentinel 1-A is operating routinely, despite some damage to a solar panel
Asgardia might become a legit state, but don't count on it
The country's longest manned mission is part of their plan for a permanent orbital outpost
Sudden peeing, sweat balls, and so much more
Now it's ready for the final tests before launch in 2018
For your favorite space enthusiast, go above, to infinity, and beyond.
And should colonists on Mars be allowed to eat each other?
It's a matter of perspective
Three designs for an in-suit toilet take home $30,000
Of mice and Mars.
Earth's orbit is becoming dangerously crowded with space junk.