NASA-ing it up

NASA Head Wants to Go Commercial

Will the federal space agency of the future get us to Mars with ... ads?

09/13/2018 By Drew Jones

Boldly Going

NASA's New Horizons Continues to Capture New Images of the Solar System

The probe is already taking pictures as it approaches the next Kuiper Belt target.

09/06/2018 By Drew Jones

News

Andrew Brunson Isn't the Only American Citizen Being Held in Turkey

The Trump administration has threatened sanctions over detainment of evangelical pastor, but not for Johnson Space Center scientist Serkan Golge.

08/07/2018 By Dianna Wray

paw-some times

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 20–22

Dogs, music, lots of space, and a portentous book signing.

07/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney

I Need Space

Coach and NASA Meet for a Stellar Collection

Repping Space City has never been trendier.

07/06/2018 By Anna Lassmann

News

The Future of the Johnson Space Center Is Up in the Air

Long the home for manned spaceflight in the U.S., Houston’s Johnson Space Center is struggling to maintain its position in a new era. Meet the team advocating for its future—and Space City’s—in Washington, D.C.

06/22/2018 By Dianna Wray

Ice House

How Does Space Affect the Human Body? Baylor College of Medicine Is Trying to Find Out

The world's first (and only) Center for Space Medicine is dedicated to the cause.

03/28/2018 By Nicki Koetting

Exasperating but True

Johnson Space Center Scientist Sentenced to Seven Years in Turkish Prison

NASA scientist Serkan Golge has been in a Turkish jail for more than a year on accusations he was involved in a failed coup in July 2016.

02/09/2018 By Dianna Wray

Pew Pew

ISS Astronauts Will Probably See the New Star Wars Before You

NASA confirmed the space station will screen Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Spaaaaace

NASA's Juno Probe Captures Incredible Images of Jupiter

The pictures of Jupiter, called "Jupiter Blues," look like if Monet had a rocket and a really expensive camera.

12/11/2017 By Dianna Wray

Rise above

Holocaust Zine Vedem Will Soar Into Space

“I see in that image the spirit Petr Ginz had — the dream of escape, and also the dream to bring other people with them."

10/09/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Space Jam

Space Center Houston Launches Campaign to Restore Historic Mission Control

Historic Mission Control is taking a trip back to 1969, when Neil Armstrong took the first step on the moon.

08/10/2017 By Cara Maines

Space, Summits and Speed

How Astronaut Scott Parazynski Pranked John Glenn, and Other Stories From an Extraordinary Life

With his memoir The Sky Below, American astronaut Scott Parazynski shares about overcoming some of life's greatest summits.

08/03/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen

Pop Culture Handbook

8 Iconic Houston-Filmed Movies, Mapped

Plus: The top 3 times we've seen Houston get blown up on the big screen.

06/19/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

On the Waterfront

Where Do Astronauts (with Good Taste) Drink? Chelsea Wine Bar

This quaint local bar has more than Gulf views to recommend it.

02/03/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Ice House

Fashion Figures

Houston does a little turn on the catwalk.

01/23/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Hidden Houston

In Houston, History Hides in Plain Sight

The city’s most important movers and shakers aren’t always where you’d expect to find them.

10/24/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt and Adam Doster

So This Happened

Vivienne Tam's Love Letter to Houston Hits New York Fashion Week

The NASA logo has never before been this chic.

09/15/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Essay

Astronaut Peggy's Pool Promenade

A behind-the-scenes visit with the queen of astronauts, Peggy Whitson, at NASA's watery NBL.

09/14/2016 By Loreta Kovacic

NASA

Astronauts Are People Too

The quirks and perks behind the scenes at Houston’s Johnson Space Center, including NASA's own "air hockey table."

08/19/2016 By Miranda Proctor