Not one, not two, but 24 payloads are going up into orbit
We haven't seen a rock like this in 50 years.
Results show the human body changes, but not dramatically.
Conventional wisdom has it that aliens should be either everywhere, or nowhere. A new model suggests they can be both.
You've likely outlived the company that wanted to film you dying on Mars.
Shamu dreams of Europa.
Don't worry, no one has gotten sick yet.
Despite what Harvard scientists say.
What this new research means for radio astronomy
The news isn't great, but it's not a showstopper either.
A real breath of fresh air.
You map, IMAP, we all map.
InSight is blasting off this week.
How much are you willing to pay to become an astronaut?
Small, but mighty.
Like, can we even do that?
Don't you want to meet them?
Researchers monitored microbes on a mock flight to Mars.
One rocket to rule them all.
As black as day.
Earth's orbit is becoming dangerously crowded with space junk.
Popular Science on eclipses in Sumatra, Spain, and Hawaii.
Some drawings to explain the August eclipse's trajectory.
The company hopes to put robots on the moon's South Pole by 2020
Congress has only approved funding through 2024. What happens then?
You can basically read fanfiction about them
And should colonists on Mars be allowed to eat each other?
Suspended animation may help us survive interplanetary travel, but it won't keep us alive for 120 years
Spaceborne just landed in book stores
For your favorite space enthusiast, go above, to infinity, and beyond.
More space travel, more poop problems.
Rodents suffer from cognitive problems months after encountering space-like radiation
An excerpt from Spaceman, a memoir by astronaut Mike Massimino
He's expected to outline humanity's multi-planetary future today
Must-see destinations out beyond Mars
But size isn't everything
Get ready for OSIRIS-REx
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
Zero gravity pharmacy
LIGO experiment reports a second successful discovery
So we can mine them
7 vehicles that will carry humanity into orbit and beyond very soon
Instead they favor going back to the moon
Prepare for some timey-wimey...stuff
To take us to Mars and beyond
Four little probes tell the story of space weather
A competition to send us to the stars
The star system is 25 trillion miles away
Now, the KickSat may power Yuri Milner's $100 million Breakthrough Starshot Project
Shooting for the stars.
Inks deal to launch giant inflatable habitats starting in 2020
Two private spacecraft are now attached to the space station; more will follow
The baron of low-Earth orbit
Sometimes you just need a rocket that flies at 2 million miles per hour
Four possible scenarios...
Ky Michaelson is basically Max Valier reincarnated
Now if only they could find out what causes it
Directed energy may be the key to rapid interstellar travel
The space race is officially back on, but slower and steady may win the race
From the April 1981 issue of Popular Science: "When scientists finally detect a form of energy they have never seen, they will open a new era in astronomy."
These vintage NASA drawings show phases of a lunar mission that we've never seen in photographs.
Here's the whole collection
If we detect them, it could mean a lot about the universe
Nuclear explosions, space collisions, or gentle nudges from an ion beam?
The company now aims to launch and land its upgraded rocket on Monday evening
Little CubeSat space explorers will enhance ESA's research
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 look at the spacecraft's first year studying the Martian atmosphere
The deadly crash killed co-pilot Michael Alsbury and cast a pall over commercial spaceflight
And that in turn could help us get to Mars, says NASA-commissioned study
Looks like something went wrong in the rocket's second stage
In 1952, the Hayden Planetarium offered applicants the trip of a lifetime
With near Earth space filled with numerous 'city killer' asteroids, we don't wanna miss a thing
Better predictions can help us prepare
But can it ever hope to compete with SpaceX?
All that's missing is some Strauss
Slow but steady sun-powered spacecraft could transform space travel
Where no yeast has gone before
Planning for the worst
Space travel is going electric
The Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator will help the space agency slow its roll
So at least we'll see them coming
Blame it on the dark side
Close encounters of the stellar kind
Jupiter's moon is the best candidate for finding extraterrestrial life; here's how we're going to get there
Space Tourism Can Survive The Blow, But It Won't Be Easy—Or Cheap
But for now, these cool exoplanet posters are the best the agency can do
Now if only we can get Lando Calrissian to spearhead the project
Fifty years ago, in the pages of Popular Science, a famous rocket scientist foretold the importance of reusable rockets.
One professor says an asteroid survey would be a better use of NASA's time and money.
Human hibernation could be a great way to get to Mars (and beyond), but a few big questions remain.
Now comes the hard part: actually landing.