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Remember when a Soviet spacecraft landed in Wisconsin?
In 1962, Korabl-Sputnik 1 landed smack in the middle of a main street in Wisconsin
From The Archives: Balloons Explore The Stratosphere
Up, Up, And Away!
11 Relics Of Space History That You Can Buy
The first auction since Congress passed a law allowing astronauts to sell their mission souvenirs features the Space Magna Carta, a rocket engine and a lot of signed memorabilia.
One Small Pawprint: Meet The Astro-Animals That Went Before Iran’s Space Monkey
Dogs, cats, chimps, and more!
A History Of Spacesuits, In Pictures
Brett Gooden 's Spacesuit: A History through Fact and Fiction traces the evolution of early spacewear.
European Space Agency Plans to Team Up with Russia for the First Manned Mission to Mars
If it’s a space race the Russians want, a space race they shall have. But et tu, Europe? Russian news … Continued
Russia is Building its Own Military Space Plane to Match the Mysterious X-37B
In what some are calling a second iteration of the space race, it seems the Russians have found a “Sputnik … Continued
Archive Gallery: PopSci Spies on the Soviet Union
Missile trains, atomic planes, orbiting H-bombs and more hypothetical Cold War technologies cooked up by the United States and the Soviet Union.
Jumping into the New Space Race, Orbital Sciences Unveils Mini-Shuttle Spaceplane Design
It seems not everyone is content to let the legacy of the space shuttle fly away over yonder horizon. Orbital … Continued
Former Soviet ‘Monkey Nursery’ Now Wants To Send An Ape To Mars
Some rivalries die hard. Ham the American chimpanzee stirred up some Cold War ire when he became the first hominid … Continued