Fifty years after humans first walked on the moon, you too can play astronaut for a day.
For those of us born decades after Apollo 11 returned from its mission, the imprint of astronaut boots on the lunar surface has always been historical fact. We can’t conjure personal memories of that voyage, of families huddled around the TV or radio, anxiously waiting for news of that one small…
New PBS space-race documentary ’Chasing the Moon’ highlights her challenges as the only woman in Mission Control.
With NASA’s ambitions trimmed, private space companies come to Texas, dreaming of Mars.
Fifty years after man walked on the Moon, mankind is still stranded on Earth. That’s not the way it was supposed to be.
The shuttle age commences, becomes routine, and draws to a close, while Mars beckons.
From the Archives: During the Space Race’s Early Days, Americans Dared to Do the Impossible—and Did.
America finds inspiration and salvation on the moon—and then keeps going.
Petty state rivalries, the final frontier.
A Dallas man knows all about the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. It’s the people he wonders about.
More like awwwstronaut, right?…
This isn't a real proposal, but it is really neat.
For a new phenomenon, the exclusively-light-skinned faces on Emoji sure look they were created in a different era. …
Ten thousand "city killers" pass by the Earth unnoticed every year, said a NASA official.
What people are saying about NASA's first woman in space, who died of pancreatic cancer Monday at the age of 61.
On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth.
Some Apollo-era astronauts, including Apollo 13 Commander James Lovell, had their hands slapped by NASA for putting space artifacts on the auction block.
Joe Gutheinz has helped recover 79 moon rocks that the government lost track of in the past four decades.
The checklist that astronaut James Lovell scratched out to calculate his crippled spacecraft’s reentry into earth’s orbit fetched $388,375 at auction in Dallas on Wednesday.
“Light this candle.”…
One giant step backward for the Moonmen.