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Elisha Sauers

Elisha Sauers is the space and future tech reporter for Mashable, interested in asteroids, astronauts, and astro nuts. In over 15 years of reporting, she's covered a variety of topics, including health, business, and government, with a penchant for FOIA and other public records requests. She previously worked for The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia, and The Capital in Annapolis, Maryland, now known as The Capital-Gazette. Her work has earned numerous state awards, including the Virginia Press Association's top honor, Best in Show,  and national recognition for narrative storytelling. In her first year covering space for Mashable, Sauers grabbed a National Headliner Award for beat reporting. Send space tips and story ideas to [email protected] or text 443-684-2489. Follow her on Twitter at @elishasauers.


By Elisha Sauers
NASA just flew home its first asteroid chunks from outer space

Watch NASA test powerful motor for its moon megarocket

How asteroid Bennu got its odd name and other facts

NASA astronaut reveals stress of longest U.S. spaceflight



NASA's dropping off a space package from 63,000 miles high

Look up before comet Nishimura vanishes in the sun's glare


Webb telescope spills secrets of a famous supernova

India's moon rover snaps historic portraits of its tenacious lander

Webb captures the arresting beauty of a perfect spiral galaxy



India's moon lander makes history as first to reach coveted south pole

India's spacecraft snaps final photos before its nail-biter landing

How far is the moon from Earth anyway?


Russian spacecraft snaps wild moon photo before attempted landing

Right now 2 nations are racing to the moon to land at the south pole

Webb peers at most distant star yet and finds a surprise

Watch a distant planet's vast orbit in spectacular time-lapse

Why NASA is psyched about these weird Martian patterns

Yes, Mars is spinning faster. Here's what NASA found.

Indian spacecraft captures stunning view of moon before intense landing
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