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A single-atom thick material could make a 127-year-old space travel idea a reality

The material of the future could make an imaginative concept of the past real.


Look: SpaceX teases orbital test flight with dramatic Starship images

Long time coming.


NASA found the crash site of the rocket booster that hit the Moon in March

The crater could help identify the (probably Chinese) rocket.


Vulcan vs. Atlas V: What you need to know about the ULA's next mega-rocket

The Vulcan will replace the Atlas V — ending an unexpected geopolitical volleyball.

Get your ass to Mars

'For All Mankind' Season 3 changes the show in 3 huge ways — here's why


Scientists invent an edible solution to fake alcohol

Plus: A crucial component of sending humans to live at the Lunar Gateway is completed.


15 years ago, 1,000 space experts sketched out humanity’s future on the Moon

The Global Exploration Strategy is a blueprint for understanding space policy today.

Space Time

10 years ago, SpaceX debuted its greatest innovation yet — and paved the way for an even bigger one

The private space industry would never be the same again.


Play it cool: This company is building a cryogenic gas station in space

Eta Space is trying to solve one of the biggest problems with space travel. It might just have a solution.

Stuck the landing

Boeing’s Starliner lands in the desert — and brings NASA one step closer to a key strategic goal

Starliner’s path to success has been turbulent.


10 years ago, one SpaceX launch showed NASA they could work with Elon Musk

“This mission heralds the dawn of a new era of space exploration.”


Boeing Starliner OFT-2 launch date, specs, and timeline for the ISS flight

The second launch of the Starliner will take place Thursday, with Boeing's ISS abilities on the line.

Coming home

Crew-3 Splashdown: Watch SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endurance splash into the Gulf of Mexico


This radical architecture style could make future cities good for your health

Plus: NASA wants your take on their Mars sample return plans.

Inverse Daily

Elon Musk’s Twitter deal could set SpaceX’s Mars ambitions back — here’s why

Plus: Another study pokes holes in the BMI as a health predictor.

This week in science

Axiom Mission 1 splashdown and more: Understand the world through 8 images

Here are the biggest science stories of the week.