Why Is NASA's Space Telescope Running a Year Behind?

The James Webb will launch in 2020 instead of next year—and it will probably need more money from Congress to do it.

Who's Running NASA?

An interim administrator has been overseeing the space agency for more than 13 months—and now he’s leaving, too.

How Well Does Trump Understand NASA?

As he praised the work of SpaceX, the president seemed to undermine the efforts of his own space agency.

Pentagon May Create a Combatant Command for Space

The Defense Department is also looking at major changes to speed up how it buys satellites.

NASA’s Next Space Telescope Is Running Out of Time

The James Webb, Hubble’s successor, may face more delays and even exceed its budget, according to a new government report.

The U.S. is Accelerating Development of Its Own ‘Invincible’ Hypersonic Weapons

Russia isn’t the only country looking to build invincible hypersonic weapons. Here’s the latest on the U.S. efforts to send missiles and even aircraft five times faster than sound.

SpaceX Takes its First Step Toward Selling Americans Internet From Space

SpaceX eventually hopes to have thousands of spacecraft beaming Internet back to Earth.

The NASA Space Telescope Trump Wants to Cancel

The president’s budget proposal has some troubling news for the space agency’s next big astronomy mission.

SEWP Boosts Customer Experience While Cutting Its Fee

The vast majority of customers seem to be happy with NASA’s IT acquisition vehicle but the quest for better customer experience never ends.

The Symbolism of Elon Musk Sending a Car Into Space

The decision to launch a Tesla into an orbit around the sun marks yet another shift in American spaceflight business.

A Long-Lost NASA Spacecraft Rises From the Dead

After 13 years of silence, scientists hear a mission calling home.

The Case Against Understanding Why AI Makes Decisions

Not everyone wants to open the "black box" of artificial intelligence.

NASA Testing Foldable Wings for Supersonic Aircraft

NASA has developed a new kind of supersonic craft with interesting possibilities.