Cygnus spacecraft approaching the International Space Station

NASA Launches Spacecraft Named After John Glenn To Resupply ISS

The launch was originally scheduled for March but was delayed due to a leak.

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Engineer stands in front of James Webb telescope's first few mirrors
NASA

How Does NASA Transport A Massive $9 Billion Telescope?

NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
NASA

Glory And Destruction Await One Of NASA's Most Famous Craft

Richard Branson
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Richard Branson Wants To Send People Into Space In 2018

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket sits on a launchpad.
SpaceX

SpaceX Hits A Major Milestone On Its Way To Mars

SpaceX rocket launching from launch pad
SpaceX

SpaceX Is Launching A Recycled Rocket

Astronaut conducting spacewalk outside of the International Space Station
NASA

Spacewalk Prepares ISS For Commercial Crew

Blue Origin rocket taking off from launch pad
Blue Origin

Move Over, Mars — Everyone Wants To Go To The Moon

SpaceX rocket launch from launch pad
SpaceX / CC0

Don't Wait For SpaceX. You Can Take A Space-cation Now

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy
SpaceX / CC0

People Are Buying Private SpaceX Trips Around The Moon

SpaceX Dragon ship
NASA

SpaceX Tried (And Failed) To Dock Its Cargo Pod On The ISS

Astronaut John Glenn in front of the Friendship 7 spacecraft
NASA

John Glenn Made History — Without A College Degree

SLS rocket on launch pad
NASA

Whether It's To The Moon Or Mars, NASA Wants Astronauts Flying Soon

A SpaceX launch
SpaceX / CC0

NASA's Commercial Crew Flights Are Probably Delayed — Again

The crew of Space Shuttle Columbia
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NASA Remembers Fallen Astronauts Of Apollo 1, Challenger, Columbia

An astronaut sleeps on the International Space Station.
NASA

NASA's Lighting Experiment May Help Astronauts Finally Get Some Sleep

Flacon 9 rocket launch
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After Its Next Launch, SpaceX Will Probably Only Use Reusable Rockets

Gene Cernan in the Lunar Module
NASA

Gene Cernan Really Wanted Us To Return To The Moon

An plane flies in front of the moon
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This Company Wants To Mine The Moon. Now It Has The Money To Get There

A Falcon 9 rocket on the launchpad
SpaceX

Why Rocket Explosions Aren't Dampening SpaceX's Ambitious Plans

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk talking to reporters.
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SpaceX Finally Explains Why Its Rocket Exploded In September

A vulture in front of a space shuttle
Getty Images

How To Keep Birds From Sabotaging The US Space Program

Renderings of crew capsules from SpaceX and Boeing.
SpaceX, Boeing

Wasn't The US Supposed To Launch Astronauts Again In 2017?

U.S. Astronaut Alan Shepard
NASA

The Underwear Oversight Of The Early US Space Program

Former astronaut John Glenn
NASA

John Glenn, Astronaut And Former US Senator, Dies At Age 95

Atlas rocket
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Want To Design A Rocket? Here's Your Chance

Peggy Whitson, Oleg Novitskiy and Thomas Pesquet
Getty Images

56-Year-Old Astronaut Becomes Oldest Woman In Space

NASA's space poop challenge banner.
NASA

The Space Poop Challenge Is Something You Might Actually Want To Win

The International Space Station
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What It Takes To Bring Astronauts To And From The ISS

An artists rendering of the Schiaparelli lander separating from a larger craft to then attempt to land on Mars.
European Space Agency

A Computer Glitch Likely Crashed A Robot On Mars

An astronaut on a space treadmill.
NASA

Looks Like Our Backs Really Aren't Made For Space Travel