Something amazing every day.
  1. Will We Ever Stop Using Rockets to Get to Space?
    On March 16, 1926 in Auburn, Massachusetts, American engineer Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket. The flight lasted a mere 2.5 seconds and ended anticlimactically 181 feet away in a snow-covered cabbage field.
  2. Space Force Talk Drawing Attention to the Need for International Norms
    The announcement by Vice President Mike Pence last week that the Pentagon will stand up a Space Force suddenly has drawn attention to the issue of international space security.
  3. This NASA Video of the Moon's Lunar Landmarks Is Simply Amazing
    A new NASA video tour of the moon captures breathtaking views of the lunar surface.
  4. 'Hard-Rock Excavation' Begins for Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile
    The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) has now entered the "hard-rock excavation" phase, which will make way for the huge structure's foundations, leaders of the $1 billion project announced on Tuesday (Aug. 14).
  5. On This Day in Space! Aug. 19, 1997: 1st Filipino Satellite Launches into Orbit
    On Aug. 19, 1997, the Philippines launched its own satellite for the first time. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series.
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