space travel

Elon Musk Unveils Spacecraft to Ferry Astronauts
HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — A company that has flown unmanned capsules to the Space Station unveiled a spacecraft designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to low-Earth orbit that SpaceX founder Elon Musk says will lower the cost of going to space.
What Would You Like to Send to Mars?
Once upon a time in New Jersey, the space program was a big deal. We anticipated each launch and television was interrupted both when they went up and came down. We knew the names of the astronauts. They were national heroes. Kids wanted to grow up to be them. Buzz Aldrin “danced with the star…