Jul 22, 2014 — This may be the most heart-rending, most beautiful eclipse in our solar system. But you can't travel to see it. Not yet.
Jul 22, 2014 — The Rosetta spacecraft hibernated for 31 months while its orbit took it too far away from the sun for its solar arrays to keep it operational. It's ready for a rendezvous with a comet Aug. 6.
Jul 20, 2014 — On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11's Lunar Module, Eagle, touched down in the moon's Sea of Tranquility, marking humankind's first journey to another world.
Jul 20, 2014 — Forty-five years after man first walked on the moon, Alan Bean, who was part of the second lunar landing, talks to NPR's Arun Rath about his stormy launch and how he translates space travel into art.
Jul 19, 2014 — Sunday is the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Buzz Aldrin about his new YouTube channel, where anyone can share memories from the historic day.
Jul 17, 2014 — The traditional Japanese art of folding paper is now adding grace and ease to the deployment of fragile solar panels, seismometers and other vital instruments in outer space.
Jul 17, 2014 — It's not a plot from a Bond film: Zapping diamonds could tell researchers more about the insides of giant planets.
Jul 16, 2014 — The year he landed on the moon, astronaut Neil Armstrong was famous, iconic, an American hero. One year later he wasn't. In 1970, how many people remembered his name? This will surprise you.
Jul 13, 2014 — It takes a long time to travel 3 billion miles. On July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will finally get a flyby glimpse of the dwarf planet, as part of a mission launched in 2006.
Jul 13, 2014 — The rocket, built by commercial firm Orbital Sciences, carries an unmanned Cygnus capsule. It lifted off from a pad at Wallops Island, Va.