NASA's Decade in Space: The Highs and Lows of the US Space Agency's 2010s

December 30, 2019

On Earth and in space, NASA had a busy decade in the 2010s. In its human spaceflight program, the agency retired the space shuttle and is now close to launching humans to space again, this time on commercial crew vehicles. NASA also changed its long-term destination for humans a few times; currently the agency is targeting the moon and Mars.