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Meet NASA's New Leader of Human Spaceflight Operations

11:17 am PDT, October 22, 2019

Agency chief Jim Bridenstine announced last week that Douglas Loverro has been named the agency’s new associate administrator for its Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate.

Here's How to Become a Space Archaeologist

9:00 am PDT, October 22, 2019

In her new book, "Dr Space Junk vs the Universe," Alice Gorman explores an archaeological perspective on spaceflight. But how does one become a space archaeologist in the first place?

Pictures from Space! Our Image of the Day

5:47 am PDT, October 22, 2019

NASA astronaut Jessica Meir pauses to take a selfie during her historic first all-woman spacewalk together with Christina Koch on Oct. 18.

Astrovan II: Airstream Builds New Transport for Boeing Starliner Crews

11:05 am PDT, October 21, 2019

When Chris Ferguson last departed for a launchpad to lift off into space, he rode on a modified Airstream motorhome that NASA used for decades to transport its astronauts. Now, there is a new Airstream vehicle ready to take him and his Boeing crew to fly.

US Is Leading World in Space, VP Mike Pence Says

9:23 am PDT, October 21, 2019

The United States is leading the world in space exploration once more but is still willing to work with "like-minded" countries to expand humanity's reach throughout the cosmos, Vice President Mike Pence said Monday (Oct. 21).

The Space.com Community Is Back!

7:43 am PDT, October 21, 2019

Space.com is relaunching our space community forums as we celebrate our 20th anniversary. Welcome back and let's talk some space!