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SpaceX’s Inspiration4 shows spaceflight is changing fast—and science must keep up
The all-civilian crew is pioneering a new type of citizen science in space.
SpaceX’s Inspiration4 safely returns to Earth after a historic 3-day orbit
The historic mission marks the first private, commercial space flight with an amateur crew.
SpaceX’s Inspiration4 mission and launch in 9 photos
It's not easy training to be an astronaut in a few months; it's a lot of hard work and fun.
This meteor-tracking system could prevent a falling-rocket debris disaster
Camera networks built to track meteors could help address an emerging problem.
The COVID oxygen shortage is delaying NASA rockets
You'll never look at space launches—or even backyard barbecues—the same way again.
Jeff Bezos is suing NASA. Here’s why.
The Amazon CEO is taking on the US space agency as his prime target. Here's the context on the dispute—and NASA's moonshot plans.
The Air Force wants $48 million to practice dropping stuff from rockets
A SpaceX contract may be in the cards.
SpaceX Starships keep exploding, but it’s all part of Elon Musk’s plan
“We expect it to explode,” Musk has said. “It’s weird if it doesn’t explode, frankly.”
SpaceX won’t be the only company launching commercial rockets in 2021
Two companies took big steps toward selling modestly priced rides to space last week.