A High-Stakes Dress Rehearsal for SpaceX

Elon Musk plans to launch the Falcon Heavy later this month—but first, the rocket has to survive a big test.

Watch SpaceX Launch its First Reusable Rocket to the International Space Station

This is the first time NASA has approved the use of a previously flown rocket booster on a mission to the space station.

NASA Gets Help From Google to Find Alien Planet

Machine learning is helping to unlock the secrets of outer space.

Why Donald Trump Wants to Go Back to the Moon

It’s a promise that has been made by three previous presidents

What NASA Can Teach Agencies About Making Employees Happy

The government’s most innovative agency increased employee satisfaction for the sixth year in a row.

The Microbes Making Themselves at Home on the Space Station

The bacteria living with astronauts more closely resemble the kind living in homes on Earth, rather than on humans themselves.

Budget-Managing Tips, but for Space Telescopes

NASA is scrambling to cut the growing cost of its latest big astronomy mission.

As the US Air Force Turns Its Focus to Space, This Small Team Could Lead the Way

Once seen as a threat to traditional acquisition channels, the Operationally Responsive Space office is making it faster and cheaper to put new capabilities into orbit.

Gender Parity at Work May Reach Space Before It’s on Earth

One of NASA's latest experiments focuses on the gender ratio among crew members.

Astronauts Have Been Dealing With the Same Crappy Printers for 17 Years

Even people on the International Space Station deal with paper jams and ink shortages.

A “Spooky Sounds” Playlist Direct From Outer Space, Compiled by NASA for Halloween

From the screech of interstellar plasma to the cacophony of lightning on Jupiter.

Trump's NASA Pivot

His administration has made the moon a destination, not just a pit stop, on the way to Mars.

Ignore the Haters, Federal Social Media Gurus Say

Humor continues to be a key element of the CIA's social strategy.