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Congressional turmoil is a troubling sign for NASA's next budget.
Our new list of Space Life Goals will help inspire your passion for space. Catch up on this week’s space news, and tick off a few goals while you’re at it.
Celebrate the December solstice, be thankful you’re not on Triton, and say goodbye to the InSight Mars lander.
This week we have images snapped the old-fashioned and cutting-edge ways, creative ways of thinking about exploration, and artwork that expresses the beauty of it all.
Looking back on our advocacy goals in 2022.
After nearly two decades of consideration, NASA made a formal commitment to NEO Surveyor, an asteroid-hunting space telescope.
Celebrating 50 years of Apollo 17, the last crewed mission to the Moon.
With anniversaries come reflections, and there’s a lot to look back on in the history of space.
In 2021, NASA supported an estimated 339,645 jobs across the United States. A new report details the astounding economic benefits of the space agency in every state.
Republicans regain control of the House. The Senate remains under Democratic control. This divided governance could slow down the pace of space legislation, even for “must-pass” items like NASA's annual budget.
Divided control of Congress could slow the pace of space.
Despite several setbacks and delays, NASA's Artemis I mission successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 16, 2022.
Get ready for a total lunar eclipse and pick your favorites from this year in space.
Here are some livestreams to save so you can watch rocket launch feeds, space station broadcasts off-Earth, and other space-related activities in real-time.
Will a SETI signal unite or divide us?
Clever politicking means nothing if the SLS cannot deliver on its core promise.
If there is Martian life then it could be in ice water under the red planet’s surface. The Mars Life Explorer, included in the most recent Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey, would search for this.
Get ready for one of the year’s best meteor showers, caused by one of the many intriguing comets of our Solar System.
The ISS partnership remains stable...for now.
The robotic explorers of our Cosmos are truly impressive, as showcased by several spacecraft this week.