History Stories
CATEGORY: Space Exploration
How Groupthink Led to 7 Lives Lost in the Challenger Explosion
January 25, 2018

The Challenger launched too early—in part, because Reagan wanted to give a speech about it. Read More

This Newly Discovered Exoplanet Might Be Able to Support Life
November 15, 2017

Scientists say Ross 128 b is a “temperate” planet. Read More

China Plans Historic Landing on “Dark Side” of the Moon
January 19, 2016

Chinese state media has reported that the country’s space program will launch a mission to land on the far side of the moon in 2018, two years earlier than originally scheduled. Read More