A slow-motion look at past missions
If a full-scale Raptor engine is undergoing tests, the company is progressing to Mars.
A Raptor engine has been shipped to Texas
The spectacular Perseid meteor shower, peaking Thursday night (Aug. 11–12), lights up Earth's sky every summer as Earth passes through the trail left by Comet Swift-Tuttle, a miles-wide behemoth that swings by Earth every 133 years.
eep Space Industries' Prospector-1 will hunt for valuables and land on an asteroid
A Florida-based company won U.S. government permission on Wednesday to send a robotic lander to the moon next year, the firm's founder said, marking the first time the United States has cleared a private space mission to fly beyond Earth's orbit.
Russia is working on new, advanced surveillance satellites. But U.S. spooks are already a step ahead. The Russian military is apparently getting ready to launch a new generation of high-tech spy satellites.
HISTORY WILL NOTE that the guy who discovered liquid water on Mars was an undergraduate at the University of Arizona, a 20-year-old who played guitar in a death-metal band and worked in a planetary science lab.
For the first time ever, a private company has been given permission to land on the moon.
Having all but mastered landing their reusable Falcon 9 boosters, SpaceX on Thursday test-fired one of those rockets at full thrust for 150 seconds (the same amount of time they have to function during an actual trip to space) to demonstrate that the
A small asteroid broke up over the city of Chelyabinsk, Russia, on Feb. 15, 2013. The shock wave it generated shattered glass and injured about 1,200 people.
Now we wait for the rest of the cosmos to catch up
Assuming the initial satellite performs well, as many as 20 additional craft would follow in the effort to create a new category of communications network. Chinese researchers believe their work could ignite a space race as other nations move to refi
The asteroid will pass between Earth and the moon in 2135
SpaceX awarded a second post-certification mission order for its Crew Dragon manned spacecraft to ferry astronauts to the (ISS). NASA says that the new contract, which could lead to as many as six flights, will put the United States back into the man
This booster's rigorous testing will determine if and how other rockets are reusable
NASA is one step closer in its mission to "touch" the sun.
Those of a certain age and a certain bent can't fail to look at this beautiful depiction of the interior of a space station without a sense of nostalgia. Because, though Don Davis (in this case) depicts a presumably far-future vision of human space c
A streak of light seen bursting across the night sky late Wednesday was a Chinese rocket that reentered the atmosphere near California, the U.S. Strategic Command confirmed.
In the past five years, the number of operational satellites has jumped 40 percent, and nearly 1,400 now orbit the Earth. Industry officials say that number could more than double in five years as a revolution in technology has made satellites smalle
There are increasing elements of an obvious "hustle" about Musk's various endeavors. People are starting to notice. When the stock market finally collapses, Musk will face significant challenges.
Because space is an area without defined boundaries, there are many questions about legal jurisdiction on spacecraft orbiting Earth and other celestial bodies.
Hubble Telescope will investigate further
The Russian News Agency reports A total of seven launch vehicles of the Soyuz family will be built for the Russian Defense Ministry this year, Alexander Kirilin, the Director General of the Progress Missile and Space Center said on Friday.
A REVOLUTIONARY project is in the pipeline which will see scientists send human DNA to other star systems as a 'back-up' for the human species.
In May, scientists said they'd found three potentially habitable worlds.
A July 18 Orlando Sentinel article reported SpaceX is seeking U.S. government approval to access two new landing areas at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to support returning stages for the future Falcon Heavy launch vehicle.
Breakthrough Starshot, but for romantics
Following the Falcon Heavy liftoff, a triple whammy