Geophysicists from NASA and the European Space Agency and the first African American chosen to serve on an International Space Station crew are selected for 2018 missions.
Test of a novel solar-powered printer yielded a prototype construction brick made from simulated lunar soil.
2nd International Planetary Caves Conference; Flagstaff, Arizona, 20–23 October 2015
Forecasts of dangerous solar events could buy time for astronauts en route to the Moon or Mars.
Robotic probes—including Ranger VIII, launched 50 years ago this week—paved the way for humankind’s giant leap to the Moon. This history may help guide future plans for lunar exploration.