At a time when politicians say we need to be trimming the budget, why are senators pushing to spend $2 billion on their Senate Launch System, which uses an outdated approach to space exploration?
The speculation that the full moon and its gravitational effect on Earth could trigger earthquakes and other natural disasters is getting attention in some quarters.
On March 19, just two days before the spring equinox, the moon will be positioned very close to the Earth.
My colleagues at the X PRIZE Foundation recently announced the official roster of 29 teams competing to send a robot to the moon. The moon is almost within our grasp already.
If you've never done it, or you haven't recently, just take out a simple pair of binoculars and look at the Moon. Do it with your children. Teach them an appreciation for what's in their sky.
The US space program is in the midst of a historic revolution. The White House's plan to hand over low Earth orbit activities to the rising US commerc...
In the battle for the Frontier, the stakes are whether the United States will lead the world into space or relinquish itself to second world status by repeating the failed policies of the past.
I and many others working on the New Space revolution now underway in space watched Armstrong walk on the Moon and it changed our lives. But now he is trying to stop us from taking our turn.
It's heretical to say it in many quarters, but unlike its astronomy and robotic exploration programs, the current NASA operated human spaceflight program has failed by any rational measure.
NASA gets $19 billion in 2011, compared to $18.3 billion this year.
The ratings for award shows this season are up. Entertainment Weekly reports that Emmy viewership was up 9% and the Golden Globes were up 14%. Why? Simple. My recaps of them here.
If we can reduce the cost of getting from the Earth's surface to Earth orbit, the bigger dreams can start to become affordable realities.
2009 was clearly a transitional and scary year for independents and biggies alike, with an uncertain theatrical future leading to developments in film availability online, on demand and via your computer.
We ought to consider how NASA's discovery of water on the moon could alter the fabric of life on earth. The implications of this find -- including the possible near-term development of a viable lunar colony -- are staggering.