On April 9, the current Australian government announced the first formal Australian space policy. Astronomy graduate student Michele Bannister explains what this means for the country.
Sequestration claims its next victim at NASA, as all Education and Public Outreach activities are suspended until further review.
The President signed the Senate's bill to fund the government for the remainder of 2013, and it includes some positive news for NASA's Planetary Science division, which is facing a 21% cut.
Reporting from NASA's Mars Exploration Program working group on the latest updates in scientific exploration of the red planet.