Space

The International Space Station (Photo credit NASA via Getty Images)

International Space Station R&D Conference To Meet In Boston

The International Space Station Research and Development Conference will hold its fourth annual meeting in Boston this week.

07/05/2015

NASA (Photo by Jim Watson/Getty Images)

NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025

During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.

04/15/2015

Photo by NOAA via Getty Images

Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

Boston from space. (Credit: Chris Hadfield)

Canadian Astronaut Snaps Photo Of Boston From Space

A Canadian astronaut has provided a glimpse of Boston from a very different perspective.

02/24/2013

A handwritten note by Neil Armstrong is up for auction. (Photo credit: RRAuction.com)

Neil Armstrong’s ‘One Small Step’ Note Among Auction Items In NH

Handwritten notes by Neil Armstrong, including the words “one small step,” are among over 600 items of space and aviation memorabilia being offered by a New Hampshire auction house.

10/22/2012

Astronaut Sunita Williams (file image)

Local Astronaut Sunita Williams Tunes In From Space Station

Needham astronaut Sunita Williams is flying high above the earth as the commander of the International Space Station.

10/12/2012

Sally Ride (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

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Kids And Adults Get Emotional Watching Final Shuttle Launch

Hundreds of people gathered at the Museum of Science in Boston Friday to watch history unfold.

07/08/2011

Space tourists could soon be lining up

A company working to send tourists on suborbital flights says it has tested its spacecraft with a crew for the first time.  

07/17/2010