Enormous sums have been poured into the aerospace industry. How does industry here on Earth benefit from this investment? A conversation with retired astronaut Thomas Reiter of the European Space Agency (ESA).
The moon is only one of India's space ambitions. Those range from telecoms to telemedicine, remote sensing to rockets, and planetary science. Here's seven of India's off-planet targets.
Space exploration was about politics and power. Then, science. It's now also about money. And a growing list of players.
US toymaker Mattel has unveiled a limited edition David Bowie Barbie doll modeled after the late artist's alter ego, Ziggy Stardust. The collectible honors the 50-year-anniversary of Bowie's cult hit "Space Oddity."
On July 21, it will be 50 years since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. Soon others could follow — even tourists. Comfort might be low, but the experience would be truly stellar.
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