May 22, 2012 The private company SpaceX today launched an unmanned rocket into space this morning, carrying cargo for the international space station.
Rowan Moore Gerety
May 22, 2012 Funding to study our solar system will be cut by 20 percent. That's leaving some space programs in limbo.
Mar 9, 2012 NASA's budget is scrutinized by Congress, igniting debate over the direction of the space agency.
Feb 27, 2012 Mars researchers are meeting with NASA today to figure out if there's a way to pay for future trips to the red planet.
Feb 22, 2012 The agency wants to figure out how it would feed astronauts on any future mission to Mars, so it needs people to try to cook and eat astronaut food for four long months.
Jan 30, 2012 Will the cost of returning to the moon reap benefits in scientific and technological breakthroughs? Past experience offers a mixed verdict.
Jan 18, 2012 The Obama Administration announced yesterday that the U.S. will hold international talks on space junk, that debris left over from human activity in space that poses a risk to satellites, astronauts, and those of here on earth.
Jan 11, 2012 China has unveiled plans for space exploration over the next five years. The country says it'll launch space laboratories, manned spaceships, and an eventual goal of building a space station and putting a man on the moon.
Sep 30, 2011 Photo: AFP/Getty It's been a tough week for China's government. First, you had a terrible subway crash in Shanghai that injure...