SpaceX takes 4 passengers to orbit—a glimpse at private spaceflight’s future

Photos show historic moments of animals and humans flying to space

Why the moon's south pole may be the hottest destination in space

SpaceX launches its first crew capsule. Here's what that means.

Explore Nat Geo

  • Animals
  • Environment
  • History & Culture
  • Science
  • Travel
  • Photography
  • Space
  • Adventure
  • Video

About us


  • Magazines
  • Newsletter
  • Disney+

Follow us

Copyright © 1996-2015 National Geographic Society. Copyright © 2015-2021 National Geographic Partners, LLC. All rights reserved