September 21, 2018
Astronaut Scholarship Foundation debuts exclusive Retro 51 pen
A new collectible pen comes with a unique feature: the ability to help launch the future of U.S. space exploration. The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation has partnered with Retro 1951 to create a pen in support of the "On the Shoulders of Giants" campaign.
September 18, 2018
Dream Chaser space plane set to land as Matchbox Sky Busters toy
A commercial space plane designed to carry astronauts and cargo into Earth orbit will soon touch down in stores as a popular toy. Sierra Nevada announced its Dream Chaser spacecraft will be part of Mattel's Matchbox Sky Busters toy line.
September 18, 2018
Japanese billionaire to invite artists to fly on SpaceX moon mission
A Japanese billionaire entrepreneur with a passion for collecting art, Yusaku Maezawa wondered what masterpieces could have been created if only his favorite artists had had the opportunity to fly to the moon. Then he realized he had the ability to find out.
September 15, 2018
Delta Blue: Last Delta II launches, leaves behind colorful legacy
The final launch of the venerable Delta II rocket has left the world a little less blue. That is not to say that the rocket's retirement hasn't been met with a tinge of sadness. No, it was not a matter of sentimentality. Rather, it is one of hue.
September 3, 2018
SpaceX rockets, space station among fan ideas for future LEGO sets
Two different takes on a SpaceX rocket and a second try at the space station have made it into LEGO's latest review of fan-proposed toy sets. Out of the 10 projects to qualify for the review, three were modeled after real-life launch vehicles and spacecraft.
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July 30, 2018
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Armstrong byway to highlight astronaut's childhood
To prepare for the moon landing's 50th anniversary, Wapakoneta citizen groups and local governments are looking for input in the creation of a scenic byway meant to highlight the boyhood of the town's local hero, Neil Armstrong.
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Moon Rock Flies to Canada in a Lunch Box for New Exhibit
One does not simply walk out of NASA with a moon rock, of course. Sara Arsenault, an employee of the Montreal Science Centre, told Space.com she was so nervous while carrying her precious cargo in April that she missed her first flight back from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, forcing her to try again.