Op-ed | Prescription for Mars: Stay the Course, Don’t Screw Up
Letter | Alliance Focused on Space Development, Not the Destination
Op-ed | We Need To Expand the Conversation About Space
New Alliance To Promote Space Development and Settlement Policies
Op-Ed | The Remarkable Thing about Obama’s ‘To Stay’ Remark
NASA Delays Decision On Asteroid Redirect Mission Option
NASA To Weigh Several Factors in Decision on Asteroid Mission Option
Profile | Yvonne Pendleton, Director, Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute

Jeff Foust Hosts “Sustaining Human Space Exploration” Discussion at the Newseum


Harris’ Network and Space Operations and Maintenance Contract is one of several being eyed for consolidation as the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center copes with shrinking budgets.

Civil explorationMissions
U.S., India To Collaborate on Mars Exploration, Earth Observation

Commentary | To Explore or Pioneer?


A NASA white paper says: “Explorers go with the intent of returning to tell their story and point the way for future forays. Pioneers go with the intent to establish a permanent presence.”

Policy & Politics exploration
Commentary | New Fort Knox: A Means to a Solar-system-wide Economy

White House Seeking $40 Million To Explore Engine Options


U.S. government witnesses agreed that developing a new U.S. rocket engine is a priority, but were unable to map out a clear path forward.

Policy & Politics explorationMilitary SpaceU.S. Congress

NASA Awards $17 Million for Exploration Research


NASA’s Human Research Program and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute will fund 26 proposals to investigate questions about astronaut health and performance on future deep-space exploration missions.

Civil explorationMissionsNASA

Commentary | Squandering America’s Leadership in Exploration


I am deeply concerned about the state of NASA’s human spaceflight program and, ultimately, American leadership in space for the 21st century.

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