The women who worked at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the 1960s weren't only trailblazers for the solar system, they were pioneers for the more accepting climate of women in sciences today.
In his final DNews segment, President Obama will highlight Henrietta Swan Leavitt, whose insights helped devise a cosmic yardstick for measuring the universe.
Neil Armstrong's emergency landing 50 years ago changed the agenda of Gemini 8, but likely saved the crew's life.
In a new PBS documentary, the pioneers of high-altitude exploration are celebrated as the trailblazers before human spaceflight was possible.
In an exclusive interview with Joseph Kittinger, he says 'confidence in your team, confidence in your equipment and confidence in yourself' were the key elements to surviving his death-defying 1959 jump from the edge of space.
It’s unclear if the astronauts ever heard the noise on subsequent passes or if other astronauts on later missions heard the sound.
Mir may have had its problems, but the space station set a precedent for international cooperation and advanced the science of space travel.
As we anticipate the premiere of 'Telescope' on Discovery Channel this weekend, let's take a look back at just a few of the stunning discoveries and photos from the world's most famous space telescope from the past year.
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