2016 space missions included dramatic moments, triumphs and failures, and beginnings and endings, all part of mankind’s quest to explore the final frontier.
Space exploration has come a long way since the first primitive satellites—we’ve visited all the canonical planets, and laid the groundwork for the next stage of discovery and colonization. A new, more lasting space race is about to begin. Here’s the first part of our 100-year forecast of future space exploration.
There’s a new space race, a multilateral contest between many nations to conquer the high frontier. It’s the sort of competition that avails the entire species, and as it accelerates with newer entrants we all inch a little closer to the stars. Here’s a look at the past, present, and future projects of the world’s top space agencies.
It's entirely possible for Earth to create a permanent, moon-based space station—here's how.
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