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Outer Space

History Of Space Travel: From Science Fiction To Scienc...

July 23, 2021

Humans have been dreaming of visiting the stars for over a millennium, with ancient Sanskrit writings dating back to 300 C.E. telling of mythological flying ...

Houston, We Have A Problem: The True Story Of Apollo 13

July 3, 2021

The Apollo 13 mission was supposed to be NASA's third lunar landing, but it was plagued with misfortune from the very beginning. In fact, the crew that wound up...

Is Pluto Is A Planet? How Clyde Tombaugh Discovered Plu...

February 18, 2021

On February 18, 1930, a young, eager, self-taught astronomer named Clyde Tombaugh made an observation that changed the way we think about our galaxy as well ...

Challenger Disaster: What Happened To The Space Shuttle...

January 28, 2021

Space Shuttle Challenger explodes shortly after take-off. (NASA/Wikimedia Commons) On a clear, blue January morning in 1986, NASA's space shuttle Challenger b...

The Outer Space Treaty Of 1967: The International Commu...

October 10, 2020

From the moment that man started venturing into space, it became clear that we needed rules to govern the vast reaches beyond the Earth. The Outer Space Trea...

The Mysteries Of Outer Space – How Far Science Has Adva...

April 6, 2019

For years and years, people have asked the age-old questions about outer space. Is there life on other planets? What does the moon look like? How far away ...