Space tourism has been slow to get off the ground.
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The first space tourist left Earth 20 years ago aboard a Russian rocket. Now, private companies are on the cusp of offering trips off Earth for those who can pay.
With little else to draw from, people turn to science fiction when thinking about the Space Force.
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Science fiction has often had an inspirational and positive relationship with space endeavors. But the new US Space Force is struggling with a pop culture public relations problem.
A STS-134 crew member on the space shuttle Endeavour took this photo of the ISS after the station and shuttle began their separation.
Humans have been living on the International Space Station for two full decades. So what comes next for this ailing technology, and what does it mean for future International ventures in space?
Star trails in the desert.
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A new country launches a mission to Mars. A space expert explains what this means for the Middle East and the African continent.
Le lancement de la capsule spatiale de SpaceX samedi 30 mai.
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Le lancement d’astronautes vers la Station Spatiale Internationale fait de SpaceX la première entreprise privée à envoyer des humains dans l’espace.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is raised into a vertical position on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39A.
SpaceX's launch of astronauts to the International Space Station will make it the first private company to launch humans to space. The effort has ramifications for NASA and spaceflight in general.
India’s launch vehicle carrying Chandrayaan-2 lifted off from Sriharikota, India, in late July 2019.
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Are India and China engaged in a new space race? India's increasingly ambitious space ventures, including its Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission, are evidence of the country's interest in space exploration.
NASA is making a new effort to encourage women to pursue STEM careers.
NASA has made significant steps in making explicit appeals to women to support space exploration, but it might not be doing enough to gather needed political support.