A new Moon mission from Russia is preparing to harness our new robotic space pioneers to reveal even more of the Moon's secrets.
NASA has just announced a $17.8 million dollar deal with private spaceflight firm Bigelow Aerospace to build and attach an inflatable private module to the ISS.
The Obama administration strikes back at the petition to build a Death Star with "This Isn't the Petition Response You're Looking For."
Space travel was once so rarified that only the truly exceptional had even the faintest hope of ever becoming an astronaut.
When the Space Shuttle retired last year, it wasn't the last old-school spacecraft. That would be Russia's Soyuz, which had its first mission in 1967.
A new study that attempts to pin a number on the amount of planets in a normal galaxy offers as lot of promise for the future of interplanetary exploration.
Next time you and I have to worry about an asteroid hurtling through space toward our precious Earth, it may be NASA's fault. (Or China's.)
They say that in space, nobody can hear you scream. What they don't say is that it's because it's damn loud up there. Astronaut Chris Hadfield recorded the ambient noise aboard the International Space Station and sent it back down to Earth to give us all a sense of what it's like.
Russia has been sending Soyuz capsules into space since the late 1960s. As spaceships go, they're simple, cheap, and dead nuts reliable, but the design is old enough that taking a Soyuz capsule much beyond Earth orbit isn't really an option. We've just heard that Russia has finalized the design for a new spacecraft that will be able to take humans all the way to the Moon.
Here's a beautiful long shutter speed image of stars....