Let's launch a snoop satellite full of lethally radioactive hockey pucks into a fragile orbit around the Earth. What could possibly go wrong?
What happened to all the space capsules after they came back to Earth?
I'm reblogging this article from 2013 today because this day (June 13) is the 32nd anniversary of the day that Pioneer 10 officially left the [...]
This photo represents the incredible technical and moral achievements of the American space program.
Where will the human adventure take us? Watch “Wanderers,” an amazing short film about exploration! [video]
Wanderers is a wonderful 4-minute film just produced on Vimeo by Erik Wernquist, a digital illustrator and artist from Sweden. The film is [...]
It's easy to forget that not all humans live on Earth. Since 1998 the International Space Station has been home to astronaut crews from a [...]
One-hundred and fifty-three years ago today, on May 13, 1861, a young man in Australia looked into the starry sky above the outback and made [...]
Alan Shepard's brief flight into space on May 5, 1961 was just the opening of a long personal and national journey.
On April 4, 1968, an unmanned rocket blasted off from Florida. Turned out it was a good day to leave Earth.
Eighty-four years ago today, on February 18, 1930, the celestial body known as Pluto was discovered. In contrast to the dramatic discoveries of other things [...]