Video: Israel ‘Nearly There’ on Mission to Place Flag on Moon

Israel's SpaceIL group is “nearly there” in the first stage of its project to build a spaceship to take a trip to the moon. Chana Ya'ar, Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2013, 12:14 PM

Of Monkeys, Pigs and Space Travel

Can't anyone take a joke? Or maybe it's not so funny after all. Daniel Perez, 2/6/2013, 10:34 AM

Iran's 'Space Monkey' May Have Been a Fake

Images from a press conference for the first monkey Iran sent to space suggest the story was made up.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/1/2013, 10:54 PM

Iran 'Sends Monkey Into Space'

Iran on Monday sent a capsule containing a live monkey into space and later retrieved the "shipment" intact, Iranian media reported. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/28/2013, 4:30 PM