As we celebrates Apollo's iconic mission to the moon, remember something even greater is on its way.
NASA’s new plan for orbit conjures a striking view of government and commerce in space.
Robots can handle many dangerous jobs. But sometimes, you need an astronaut's brain.
These devices tell us what happened after a tragic flight, but it doesn't help if we can't access it.
This is how engineers recreate the hellish conditions of Martian reentry to test components that will go up against the real thing.
Researchers at a startup devise a new power storage design that far surpasses lithium-ion's limitations.
At open offices across the country, the USAF is embracing its newfound love of disruption and innovation.
The author of explores Inside the past and future of a spaceport with a tragic, checkered past.
In space, no one can hear you call for IT support.
And base for drone activities, too. Putin beware.
A new recovery vessel puts a 21st century spin on the Apollo-era return from space.
Military elite treat their bodies like high-performance race cars. Which is great—unless you show up to meet them in a hoopty.
Big data and new technology help the USAF determine their elite fighters' precise mental and physical limits—and push past them.
There are risks to the stunning progress being made by the private U.S. space industry. Experts chime in on what to worry about.
Crewed missions, launched by private companies, will be seen as an American achievement. But really, it's a global one.
An ambitious but troubled program reaches space, but some very terrestrial problems could mean long waits for the promised advantages.
Devices meant to replicate otherworldly conditions are adapting to help the hunt for life in and out of our solar system.
But it still has a long way to go.
An emerging golden age of probes may reimagine the origin story of our galactic neighborhood.
The newest hacker community in the United States is nowhere near Silicon Valley.
Han Solo hid the Millennium Falcon in a cloud of trash, and the same method could hide satellites in low-Earth orbit.