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Space Travel

Radio Programs

More Moon and Companions Stepping toward the stars December 14, 2017

Meeting in Space A meet-and-greet in space December 15, 2015

Solar Nap The Sun takes a long nap April 29, 2015

Small Steps Small steps in the exploration of space March 17, 2015

Featured Images

Apollo 17 commander Eugene Cernan poses on the Moon in 1972

Last Walk January 16, 2017

Artist's concept of a solar sail

Sailing Along April 3, 2014

Soyuz spacecraft approaches space station with Moon in background

Ready for Arrival December 31, 2012

John Glenn enters his Mercury capsule (right), and launches on February 20, 1962

Up, Up, and Away! February 20, 2012

An aquanaut practices space exploration techniques underwater

Diving into the Future October 17, 2011

Artist's concept of a starship

To Boldly Go... October 1, 2011

Artist's concept of Juno at Jupiter

Jumping Off for Jupiter August 5, 2011

Atlantis lands on July 21, 2011, ending the space shuttle program

That's All, Folks! July 22, 2011

Space shuttle Atlantis approaches the International Space Station, July 2011

Final Approach July 13, 2011

Alan Shepard enters his capsule, then launches aboard Freedom 7, May 5, 1961

A-OK Flight May 5, 2011

Launches of Vostok 1, STS-1 (space shuttle Columbia)

Double Date April 12, 2011

Shields like those of the USS Enterprise may protect real space travel

Shields Up! December 17, 2010

MIT professor Dava Newman models a new type of space suit

Dressed for Success (in Space) September 15, 2010