The staunch space heroine who blazed a trail for female astronauts
The man who overcame ridicule to launch the age of space exploration
The Polish astronomer who revolutionised our understanding of the Earth’s place in the Solar System.
Read on to learn more about the peculiar life of the last great naked eye astronomer
On this day in 1868 an unsung astronomer, who helped to discover our place in the universe, was born
The unsung hero who built NASA into the world’s greatest space agency.
How the ‘Father of Rocket Science’ went from working for the Nazis to becoming an American space hero
The physics pioneer best known in the space industry for his famous Fermi paradox
The first woman and civilian in space was a pioneer for Soviet space exploration.
How one of the world’s greatest astronomers shaped our understanding of the universe
In a time of gender prejudice, these women were denied the chance to fly into space, despite their obvious and remarkable capabilities
The man without whom NASA might never have made it to the Moon.
On the 43rd anniversary of Apollo 11’s launch to the Moon, we profile the man who experienced one of the most profound bittersweet moments of all time.
Did this Soviet cosmonaut crash back to Earth screaming in rage at his superiors?
One of NASA’s most decorated flight directors for whom failure was not an option.
Why the first American woman in space will be remembered forever.
We’ve been a space-faring species for over half a century thanks to Yuri Gagarin, our first cosmic explorer
Rubin became the first person to provide evidence for the existence of dark matter
The rocketeer who laid the foundations for the space program
How this entrepreneur is almost single-handedly ushering in a new era of private space exploration through his company SpaceX.