space

‘We were mesmerized’: 10 women remember the moon landing

July 20, 1969, left an indelible mark on the world — and on these women’s memories

While the men were setting off for the moon, we Apollo families built a capsule of our own

Where the rest of the world measured time by the monthly calendar, we counted the days from space flight to space flight

Jerrie Cobb, trailblazing pilot once in line to become the first female astronaut, dies at 88

She spent much of her life battling those who said no woman was fit to fly

Meet the 29-year-old scientist behind the first image of a black hole

Katherine Bouman had been working on the algorithm that gave us the black hole picture for almost six years

You heard the all-female spacewalk was canceled. Here’s some context to better understand the last-minute flop.

Despite NASA’s recent efforts to improve diversity, exploring space was always a profession built for men

NASA has a not-so-great history with the whole women-in-space thing

We regret to report it isn’t just the lack of medium-size spacesuits

These astronauts were set to make history in NASA’s first all-female spacewalk. Then spacesuits got in the way.

The moment will not happen as scheduled because there aren’t enough suits to fit the female astronauts