SpaceX has nailed a night landing of its Falcon 9 booster. Against all expectations, the rocket not only achieved its second landing on the unmanned "Of Course I Still Love You" droneship, but did so in the dark, at high speed and with little fuel.
An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Friday to put a communications satellite into orbit, then made a swift return landing on an ocean platform, a live webcast showed.
Action cameras have been strapped to dogs, chainsaw-wielding drones and everything in between, but there's a new benchmark for homegrown heroes and their action-cam videos courtesy of UP Aerospace.
Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, never one to rest on his laurels, recently laid out the opening move in his long-term quest to land people (himself included) on Mars.
Go ahead and pencil in February 18, 2021 on your calendars, because that's when NASA's next Mars rover is due to land on the Martian surface.
Researchers at the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope were performing a routine measurement when when they spotted something intriguing.
The rockets can lift even more than the company thought
The SpaceX aerospace company has scheduled a 2018 test mission to Mars that, under the ambitious plans announced by company head Elon Musk, will become the first step to colonizing the Red Planet.
Breaking up the space launch monopoly. It's been a good week for SpaceX. The private spaceflight company just won a major contract to launch a military payload into space--a job that has long been monopolized by United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint
Is our universe unique?
Either Elon Musk really, really can't wait to get to Mars or the engineers working for him are building the necessary technologies a bit faster than expected.
A team of astronomers has announced the discovery of a new moon located in the far reaches of our Solar System, orbiting the little-known dwarf planet Makemake.
SpaceX's Red Dragon project, announced on April 27, 2016, officially puts the company on a path to Mars, possibly as early as 2018. - See more at: http://www.space.com/32718-spacex-red-dragon-private-mars-missions-pictures.html#sthash.Wy0JNDFt.dpuf
Step 1 toward colonizing the red planet
Explore the architecture of the universe
Cosmic rays are atom fragments that rain down on the Earth from outside of the solar system.
The Hubble Space Telescope may be turning 26 years old this weekend, but its vision is still out of this world. Case in point: this jaw-dropping view of the Bubble Nebula to celebrate the iconic space observatory's birthday.
But its first stop will likely be an asteroid
For the moon, Mars, and beyond
Top official at the country's space agency reveals plans for mission to the red planet
On a really, really, really long trailer
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DARPA has announced the second phase of its ambitious XS-1 program. The agency is seeking to make access to space more regular and affordable by employing an entirely re-usable high-speed, sub-orbital automated spaceplane as the first stage of its la
An indication that humans might be able to reproduce in the great beyond, too
While the search for exoplanets has only comparatively recently picked up steam, a chance re-examination of an old astronomical glass plate has shown that the very first evidence of an exoplanetary system was actually recorded almost 100 years ago.
Stephen Hawking wants humanity to reach the stars.
The International Space Station (ISS) received an exciting renovation today as the experimental Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) was successfully attached to the Tranquility module.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is now entering the second and third phases of its ambitious Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program, which aims to make launching satellites a daily occurrence.