The International Space Station celebrates its 15th birthday Wednesday, marking the day in 1998 when a Russian rocket lifted the first piece of what is now the largest man-made structure ever built in space.  Link>>

One step, 128,100 feet, and millions of amazed gasps. In a moment that seems likely to live forever in the annals of derring-do, Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner on Sunday rode a balloon to the edge of space, saluted and stepped off a platform 24 miles high with as much ease as any of us mere mortals might step off a curb.

Space Collition is having a Twitter contest that could get you an autographed poster by STS-1 Pilot, Robert “Bob” Crippen,

Today, the last space shuttle launched off. I’m sure most of you already know this, but here are some great links to articles about it.

Read this interview with Edgar Choueri about the different options that are currently being explored by different space agencies.

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) has a pretty sweet website to encourage people to learn about what’s happening up in space.