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NASA shows what it would be like to land on Pluto

New Horizons made a close pass of the distant dwarf planet last year, and now the space agency has visualized a future approach in preparation for reaching the surface.

By 16 July 2016


Secretary Chu: Global energy race is 'Sputnik' moment

In an address to the National Press Club, Energy Secretary Steven Chu argues that federal R&D in energy needs to be sustained once stimulus dollars run out so the U.S. can stay competitive in the world economy.

By 30 November 2010


Meet Spoutnik, the space-age microwave

The Fagor Spoutnik is a fun microwave that features distinctive styling. Named after Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, the space-age appliance kicks off a new stage of the space race.

By 6 December 2012


Obama calls for more federal spending on clean energy, IT

"This is our generation's Sputnik moment," Obama will say, according to a copy of the State of the Union speech he's scheduled to deliver this evening.

By 26 January 2011


Ernst & Young: China clear leader in renewable energy

Two days after Energy Secretary Chu calls China's advances in clean energy a "Sputnik moment" for the U.S., a report ranks China top in "country attractiveness" for renewable energy

By 2 December 2010


The space program's influence on Silicon Valley

With the 50th anniversary of Sputnik coming up this week, a look at how the space program helped lead to the development of Silicon Valley.

By 3 October 2007


The space age: Your fondest memories

Send us your fondest memories of space exploration to help us put together the final day of our special report celebrating the anniversary of Sputnik.

By 4 October 2007


Celebrating 50 years in space

The space race started with a little thing called Sputnik. Since then, the heavens have only gotten more crowded. In this multipart series, we take a look at the state of space exploration 50 years on.

3 October 2007


Sputnik aims for free wireless Net access

The company, started by the co-founders of Linuxcare, is trying to weave a national high-speed wireless network out of little more than free software downloads.

By 3 April 2002


Utilities Updates: DYMO LabelWriter�6.1; VirtualLab Data Recovery�3.7.9; Sputnik�0.3; more

Utilities Updates: DYMO LabelWriter 6.1; VirtualLab Data Recovery 3.7.9; Sputnik 0.3; more

By 17 November 2003