Successful people make it look easy, but most had to work hard to get to the top, often starting out by waiting tables or scooping ice cream.
A private company has gotten permission from the U.S. to launch into space and return to the moon. The first of many trips is scheduled for late 2017.
NASA is seeking suggestions for what its solar-powered spacecraft should photograph on Jupiter. Visit JunoCam's website to participate in the mission.
Before upcoming U.S. space excursions to the moon and beyond, the rocket booster for the missions underwent a test that turned sand to glass.
South Africa is getting its first private satellite, thanks to an ambitious group of schoolgirls and the Meta Economic Development Organization.
The Milky Way may be lost to many humans now because of light pollution, but there are people working to bring it back for future generations.
Katherine Johnson's brilliant mathematical mind took her from small-town West Virginia to NASA, where she helped land a man on the moon without a computer.
A 6-foot, 300-pound humanoid robot named Val may make some of the first footprints on Mars, with a little help from university students.
More than 160 satellites beam data to scientists studying climate worldwide. Political leaders can base climate decisions on science rather than theory.