An Arizona educator finds she has the SpaceX factor to become an astronaut.
JGR: Planets Author Aboard the International Space Station
NASA Astronaut and planetary geologist Dr. Jessica Watkins recently published her post-doctoral Mars research in JGR: Planets, just prior to heading to the International Space Station.
Life on Mars? Estimating Radiation Risks for Martian Astronauts
New research suggests that to minimize radiation risk for human exploration of Mars, astronauts will need to dig deep for safety.
Podcast: What’s It Like Pretending to Live on Mars?
We spoke with science writer Kate Greene about her experiences on a 4-month-long Mars analog mission.
Podcast: From Athlete to Astronaut
Leland Melvin proves that dedication and hard work can help anyone overcome the odds.
Forum Explores Apollo 11’s Legacy and What’s Next
Scientists focus on how the Apollo 11 mission has shaped our understanding of the Moon, Earth, and planetary neighborhood.
Places to Celebrate Apollo 11’s Fiftieth Anniversary
Apollo 11’s golden anniversary is this weekend, but the celebration lasts all year long.
Spacecraft 107’s Big Trip
This month we celebrate the spirit of adventure for AGU’s Centennial.
New Book Examines the Legacy of Apollo
As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing nears, a new book looks back on the race to the Moon.
NASA Wants to Get Back to the Moon, and Fast
The space agency has plans for a sustainable return to the Moon.