Space

Cosmic array like fireworks

Things you should know about the Hubble Space Telescope

Twenty-five years and 4.8 billion kilometers later, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) mark the anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope launch.

In America, you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to...

People have always been fascinated with the moon, stars and planets. "Space exploration captures the imagination and helps us understand who we are, where...
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Will entrepreneurs lead humanity to the stars?

"I've wanted to fly into space since I was a child," says Peter Diamandis. Now he helps others realize their space-exploration dreams. Diamandis founded the...
Two scientists work on their lunar lander.

Google’s Lunar XPrize drives private space race

In his mind, aerospace engineer and entrepreneur Ruben Nunez set out for the moon the day he heard about the Google Lunar XPrize, a...

Nations reaching together for the stars…on this day

Humans have imagined living in space for as long as they have looked up at the stars. Sixteen years ago today, on November 20,...
Earth trojan asteroid (AP Images)

Here’s the plan to save humanity from killer asteroids

Asteroids hit the Earth every day. Most of these rocks and chunks of ice are dust-sized and are harmless to our planet. But some...