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Happy Birthday, Edwin Hubble!

Born in Marshfield, Missouri in 1889, Edwin Hubble is perhaps the most acclaimed astronomer of the twentieth century. His contributions to the fields of...

Happy Birthday to Michael Collins, Apollo 11 Astronaut!

Today we celebrate the birthday of astronaut Michael Collins, the command module pilot for the historic Apollo 11 mission to the Moon. Born in...

Happy Birthday to Mae Jemison, First African-American Woman in Space!

Today we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Mae Jemison, former NASA astronaut and the first African-American woman to go to space! Jemison served as...

Exclusive Q&A with Marc Millis, Former NASA Researcher and Founder of the Tau Zero...

Yesterday, we published a brief overview of the Tau Zero Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping humanity realize the dream of interstellar spaceflight. Now...

In The Spotlight: Tau Zero Foundation

Over the last few years, we've seen the rise of a growing number of nonprofit organizations dedicated to advancing the cause of space exploration....

Meteorite Hunting: A Quick Beginner’s Guide, Part Two

In part one of our beginner's guide to meteorite hunting, we talked a great deal about some of the features and characteristics of meteorites...

Meteorite Hunting: A Quick Beginner’s Guide, Part One

So you want to find yourself a meteorite but don't know where to start? Well, you've come to the right place. We're going to...

38 Years Ago Today: The Voyager 2 Launch

Its been nearly fifty years since NASA's historic Apollo 11 mission. Since then, we've all been patiently waiting for the next big step in...

Must Have Apps: The NASA App for Smartphones & Tablets

Lets cut right to the chase: NASA's app for smartphones and tablets is one of the best apps on the market. Its available on...

In Pursuit of Progress: Despite Recent Mistakes, SpaceX Remains Vital to Space Program’s Future

So we've all heard about the major snafu SpaceX experienced recently when its Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after taking off from Cape Canaveral,...

Happy Birthday, Neil Armstrong!

Today we celebrate the birthday of one of the most admired and beloved Americans of the 20th century: Neil Armstrong. Like many other astronauts, Armstrong's...

On This Day in History: Apollo 11 Lands on the Moon

In 1961, in his historic speech to the United States Congress, President John F. Kennedy announced his intention to put a man on the...