NASA is taking a Martian meteorite back home — for calibration purposes

The meteorite will be used in NASA’s ambitious Mars 2020 mission.

Cosmonaut blood reveals that our immune systems grind to a halt in space

This is definitely Not Good™.

SpaceX to test the world’s most powerful operational rocket, the Falcon Heavy, later today

This is what Elon Musk hopes will put men on Mars.

Boeing wants to beat SpaceX to Mars. Elon Musk: “Do it”

The two companies are in a direct competition, and we just can’t have enough of it.

Earth worms can reproduce in Mars-like conditions, study shows

The worms could be crucial for a garden-like ecosystem if we ever want to establish a Martian colony.

NASA Scientists find 20 potentially habitable planets

Trick or treat? I’m dressed as a habitable planet.

China’s first space station is about to come crashing down on Earth, and we don’t really know where

No reason to worry, just an 8-ton space station crashing down on Earth.

Tonight, SpaceX will live-broadcast launch of previously-flown Falcon 9 rocket

Brave move. Hopefully, it will pay off.

NASA astronauts start spacewalk — with live footage

You can watch it live here.

NASA and Russia to work on new Lunar Space Station

It’s good to see two old rivals work together.

Voyager-1 spacecraft: 40 years of history and interstellar flight

Despite traveling more than ten billion miles in four decades, Voyager-1 is still at it.

The Grand Finale: NASA plans to see Cassini off with a trail of fire as it crashes into Saturn

The Cassini spacecraft will get a burial place fit for such a long-trekked explorer: Saturn.

Space Race 2.0: Japan wants to put a man on the Moon by 2030

The new space race seems to be shaping up in Asia.

Elon Musk shares his view of Mars colonization: one million people living in a self sustainable city

Shoot for the stars and you might just land on Mars.

IKEA is already preparing to design Mars furniture

IKEA prepares for outer space.

After record number of applications, NASA announces the future generation of astronauts

Take a good look at these people. A few years from now, they will be conducting research off the Earth and in deep space.

Curiosity rover finds that its landing crater on Mars could have been habitable for 700 million years

We don’t know whether Mars held life… but there’s certainly a lot of potential.

Ellen Ochoa and Michael Foale join the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

The best of the best.

This is why space armor is becoming more important

Things are getting pretty dicey in outer space.

Want to work on NASA’s software and get paid for it? You’ll love this challenge

Enter the High Performance Fast Computing Challenge.