‘Retire’ the Voyager name

It took 35 years to make the leap, but a plucky little spacecraft has gone where none have gone before; beyond the bounds of the solar system and into the black between stars. Voyager 1 is our first starship; the first interstellar traveler. As such, the name Voyager...

Carnival of Space #280

The Internets were abuzz last week with all sorts of spacey news. Let’s dive right in for the 280th edition of Carnival of Space! Last week marked the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17 leaving the Moon. Amy Shira Teitel with Vintage Space offers a look back at the...

Carnival of Space #131

Welcome to the Carnival of Space #131; the greatest weekly collection of space-related blogs here on Earth and beyond! I’ll be your ringmaster for the week. Last week was Thanksgiving here in the United States. With all the festivities, family time, trips to the...