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Despite constant criticism, we’re still sending humans into orbit. And there are some very good reasons to not only keep doing it but to expand space travel as much as we can.
Science fiction taught us that humanity’s next destination in space should be Mars, but science disagrees.
A new bill making its way through the U.S. House of Representatives wants to take a sledgehammer to the future of space travel for the benefit of one corporation.
We knew cosmic rays were a danger to astronauts' bodies, but it turns out they're hazardous to their minds as well.
Should we take Apollo astronauts' advice and send our politicians into space to give them a sense of scale?
If we're going to go to Mars and do it right, we should be ready for the price tag.
Lawmakers are now openly telling NASA exactly what rocket to build, what engines to use, and from what companies to buy them.
While we lament the high cost of exploring space, the truth is that we have the money and plenty of it, plus, investing in R&D will yield trillions in economic development.
Robots are a critical component of space exploration. But they're just that, a component.
NASA is trying to replay history at the cost of keeping its launch systems and exploration programs stagnant.