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Voyager I

A Lot Of Our Space Knowledge Comes From A Bunch Of Antiques

We owe a lot of what we know about space to a series of relatively low-tech probes.

  Spaceflight

1:34Alpha Centauri, one of our closest stellar neighbors.
ESO / Digitized Sky Survey 2 / Davide De Martin

The First Star-Visiting Probe Will Need Some Ambitious Engineering

1:22The International Space Station as seen from the space shuttle Atlantis
NASA

FOR SALE: Gently Used Space Station

1:09An artist's concept shows a SpaceX Crew Dragon docking with the International Space Station.
SpaceX

SpaceX And Boeing Are Officially Setting Up Shop On The ISS

1:15A depiction of SpaceX's proposed Red Dragon capsule, which will attempt a landing on Mars
SpaceX

Commercial Space Companies Have Big Plans For The Future

1:00A piece of equipment for mining the moon
Twitter / @MoonEx

One Small Step For Science, One Giant Leap For Commercial Space Travel

1:09An artist's rendering of the Orion spacecraft.
NASA

NASA's Mars Mission Might Be In Trouble

1:12Apollo 12 Astronauts
NASA

Apollo Astronauts' Health Issues Reveal A Hurdle To Deep-Space Travel

1:03A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off on June 15, 2016.
SpaceX

SpaceX Rocket Experiences 'Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly' (It Crashed)

1:16A Falcon 9 rocket sitting atop SpaceX's floating barge.
SpaceX

SpaceX's Water Landings Are Becoming Routine

1:20A SpaceX rocket launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
SpaceX

Even SpaceX Didn't Expect Its Rocket To Land This Time, But It Did

1:23SpaceX wants to reach Mars with its Dragon capsules by 2018.
SpaceX

Just How Ambitious Are SpaceX's Mars Plans?

1:10SpaceX says it hopes to send a probe to Mars as soon as 2018.
Twitter / @SpaceX

SpaceX Is Getting Serious About Going To Mars

1:22A lightsail is shown being pushed away from Earth by lasers from Earth.
Breakthrough Initiatives

Want To Visit A Distant Star? Hitch A Ride On A Space Laser

1:23SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket after touching down on the autonomous barge.
SpaceX

SpaceX Just Landed A Rocket On A Tiny Barge In The Middle Of The Ocean

1:14An inflatable habitat segment could eventually be used in orbital research and missions past Earth orbit.
NASA

The Space Station's Newest Room Will Blow Up Like A Balloon

:49A image taken from a video previewing the ExoMars mission.
European Space Agency

European-Russian Mission Hopes To Find Life On Mars

1:34Blue Origin launches its New Shepard rocket.
Blue Origin

Blue Origin Says Spaceflight Isn't A Race, But It Sure Seems Like One

1:27The SES-9 mission lifting off.
SpaceX

SpaceX Successfully Launches Satellite But Misses The Landing

1:26Virgin Galactic unveiled its new spaceship, Unity, on Friday.
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Unveils Its First Spacecraft Since Deadly 2014 Crash

1:08The same New Shepard booster that flew to space and then landed vertically in November 2015 has now flown and landed again.
Blue Origin

Blue Origin Is The First To Launch, Land The Same Rocket Twice

:56SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket prepares for launch
SpaceX

SpaceX Still Can't Land A Rocket On Its Floating Landing Pad

1:03The International Space Station in orbit with Earth in the background
NASA

A New Company — And Another Astronaut — Will Be Heading To The ISS

1:17
NASA, SpaceX, Blue Origin

A Lot Happened In Space In 2015

2:15
SpaceX, Blue Origin

So SpaceX And Blue Origin Can Land Rockets. Now What?

1:15
SpaceX

SpaceX Gets Back In The Game With Falcon 9 Launch

:59
Maritime and Coastguard Agency

The UK Thinks It Found The Rocket NASA Was Looking For

1:28
Blue Origin

There's A New Front-Runner In The Reusable Rockets Race

0:55
SpaceX / CC0

SpaceX Gets Its First Official Contract For Manned Launches

1:22
Getty Images / Bill Ingalls

Scott Kelly Breaks US Consecutive Space Flight Record

1:03
NASA

Tune In Or Just Look Up To See NASA's Latest Rocket Test