Launched nearly 40 years ago, the Voyager missions began life as a cheap alternative to the Grand Tour they are on now.
Amy Shira Teitel
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It’s been a little over 50 years since the space age began, and the most important thing we’ve discovered is the Earth.
NASA’s search for Earth-like planets orbiting distant stars is a quest that began in third century B.C.
The first woman in orbit, a former seamstress, achieved greatness by working her way through the Soviet system.
Pivotal to the history of spaceflight, von Braun’s Nazi past makes him incredibly difficult to talk about.
NASA’s little known unmanned MR-BD mission had a big impact on the early Space Race.
Although Apollo 8 is a source of inspiration to many, let us not forget it was completely driven by politics.
Instead of wondering how NASA lost its edge, we ought to lay a foundation for a systematic exploration of space.