List of space agencies

July 30, 2016

NASA Orders Second SpaceX Crew Mission to International Space Station

NASA took another important step Friday in returning U.S. astronaut launches from U.S. soil with the order of a second post-certification mission from commercial provider SpaceX […]
July 29, 2016


We tend to think of space as the final frontier, full of new and exciting worlds to explore. As such, it’s easy to forget there are […]
July 27, 2016

NASA approves Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser plan

Sierra Nevada Corp. has completed the second milestone in its commercial cargo contract with NASA. The company said Monday NASA had approved the company’s plan for […]
July 26, 2016

Five of the Most Prominent Proposed Mars Mission

Mars One: this non-profit organization wants to establish a colony on the Red Planet, beginning with flying 4 astronauts there by the year 2023. The organization wants to […]
July 23, 2016

NASA astronauts head underwater to simulate Mars missions

The year’s NEEMO training will focus on preparing for deep space and Martian missions. Once a year, NASA’s astronauts make a big change — trading their […]
July 14, 2016

Why NASA's video feed cut away from that 'UFO'

Suspicions are spreading on YouTube and elsewhere that the space agency saw something odd in orbit that it might not want to share with the world. […]
June 26, 2016

The Necessity of Space Exploration

I recently heard a few people talking about how humankind shouldn’t spend such extravagant amounts of money on space exploration when there are so many problems […]
September 22, 2015

NASA’s ‘Mars Trek’ could help find human landing sites on Red Planet

Astronauts won’t be landing on Mars for another two decades or so, but NASA announced Monday that an updated version of its interactive virtual map of […]
September 4, 2015

Russia is Returning to the Moon, Paving the Way for a Crewed Landing

In recent years, Roscosmos has largely concentrated on crewed missions, struggling to get a spaceprobe to its intended destination. But Luna 25 hopes to change that. […]