Best Science Fiction

Here are the some of the science fiction books's writers and editors have read and loved.

Mars Base Camp: Lockheed Martin’s Red Planet Plan in Pictures

The aerospace company Lockheed Martin has an ambitious vision for Mars exploration by astronauts. Called Mars Base Camp, the plan includes sleek landers and huge interplanetary ships to carry humans to Mars. See Lockheed Martin's Mars exploration vision

Image of the Day

En route to visit an asteroid, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft flew by Earth on Friday (Sept. 22) and captured this stunning photo of our "blue marble."

Boeing's Crewed Starliner Test Flight Could Slip to 2019

Boeing says it is making good progress on the development of its CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle, but acknowledged the first crewed test flight of the spacecraft might not take place until early 2019.

Rocket Lab to Fly Satellites on Second Electron Launch

Rocket Lab, the U.S.-New Zealand company developing the Electron small launch vehicle, said Sept. 26 that it will fly four cubesats from two companies on the rocket's next test flight late this year.