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

The Right Stuff

The New Women of NASA

Four extraordinary women make up half of NASA’s most recent astronaut class—and they may go to Mars.

05/31/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Science Talk

Showing Pluto Some Love

The dwarf planet gets some much-deserved affection at HMNS.

08/07/2015 By Nick Esquer

Recap

Astronaut Wives Club Recap: Never Trust NASA

In "Protocol," secrets are spilled and alliances are formed.

06/26/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Recap

Astronaut Wives Club Recap: Launch Party

Meet Houston's original reality TV frenemies.

06/19/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Space

NASA Turns 100 Years Old Today—Why Aren't You Celebrating?

Before there was space travel, NACA’s research helped humans get off the ground.

03/03/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Infinity and Beyond

The (Space)port of Houston?

Rocket City stakes a claim on the next generation of manned spaceflight.

12/01/2013 By Melissa Jacobs

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 9–11

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

08/07/2013 By Michael Hardy

Books & Literature

Space Spouse

What was it like to be married to an astronaut during the Space Race?

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Books

The Wife Stuff

Astronauts get all the attention, but what about their wives? A new book examines life in Houston for the first NASA families.

06/14/2013 By Michael Hardy