space exploration

NASA Wants to Hire You — No, Seriously
Lots of little kids dream about becoming astronauts — and for some lucky grown-ups, those dreams could become a reality. NASA recently concluded an open call for civilians to apply for a spot in the next astronaut class.
Europe Plans Space Mission–To The Sun
No, it's not a line from Smash Mouth's Walking On The Sun...The collective European Space Agency plans to build an exploratory spacecraft that will come within 25 million miles of the sun-closer than any previous spacecraft.