Space travel has been in the news on several fronts lately. Find out the latest developments and how they can help explain our place in the Universe. (5:00 min read)
Starlink satellites are part of a plan to provide satellite internet access to everyone. Find out how they affect astronomy and stargazing worldwide. (6:00 min read)
Apollo 13 is now remembered by NASA as a “successful failure.” Find out how the crew narrowly escaped death, becoming heroes along the way. (8:00 min read)
The NASA Discovery Program uses a bidding competition to choose between space exploration proposals. Find out what the final four teams hope to achieve. (5:00 min read)
Katherine Johnson, the real life human computer portrayed in the film Hidden Figures has passed on at 101. Find out more about her remarkable NASA career. (5:00 min read)
Solar Sailing was the subject of a paper released by the Planetary Society last month. Find out what they learned from the highly successful LightSail2 mission.(4:00 min read)
Today's test flight of Starliner, NASA's new, crewed spacecraft was less than stellar. A clock set to the wrong time prevented it from docking at the International Space Station. Find out more. (4:00 min read)
Carl Sagan was born on November 9, 1934. Learn more about the movement to observe Carl Sagan day on that date every year. (4:00 min read)
We've been keeping readers informed about the Planetary Society's project known as LightSail2. This is our third update.
The Planetary Society's LightSail2 satellite has reached the next stage of its mission. Learn how it deployed its massive sail and what's next for the plucky little spacecraft.