With NASA's recent musings on colonizing Mars, mining asteroids and setting up a base on the Moon, it was probably only a matter of time before Russia weighed in with its own game plan for the future of space travel.
A crowd-funded satellite launched to space last month might burn up in Earth's atmosphere before it can complete its mission to deploy a fleet of even tinier "sprite" satellites in orbit.
A unique gathering of 13 companies showcases a coming year of launches.
Russia will bar the US from using Russian-made rocket engines for military satellite launches, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said retaliating for sanctions on high-tech equipment which Washington has imposed
Google is known for its moonshots: building autonomous cars, erecting artificial brains, even trying to beat death.
Last week, the United States Court of Federal Claims granted an injunction that prevented US-based companies from purchasing Russian RD-180 rocket engines in contravened Executive Order 13,661 designed to sanction persons in
Powell Gammill (Senior Editor of Freedom's Phoenix) comes in studio for three hours to discuss a variety of issues, including gardening, space travel/exploration - Michael Belfiore (Author, Journalist, Speaker) summarizes the Falcon 9 Launch and the
Russia has drafted a program for colonization of the moon, and plans to send the first expeditions to build a permanent lunar base in 2030, the Russian Izvestia daily said Thursday, citing an official document.
As you might expect, the scale and complexities of the underlying physics means creating a realistic virtual universe would require some hefty computing power.
ESA has announced the inauguration of its “Ham TV” broadcasts from its Columbus laboratory module on the International Space Station (ISS), which will allow the station to talk to amateur radio operators using video equipment, as well as providing sp
SpaceX has pushed its new reusable rocket prototype to record heights, just a few short weeks after the vehicle's maiden flight.
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Below is a look at the original video data from the first stage landing, recovered from the Falcon 9 onboard camera and shot right before splashdown:
While the United States government is busy trying to get its Orion spacecraft into orbit to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station, Boeing is looking even farther ahead, towards the day when we'll all be buying space capsule tickets for
There may be up to three layers of different kinds of ice.
Roscosmos chief said construction of first stage of rocket is underway Second stage is to build a rocket capable of lifting 120 tonnes into space It will rival Nasa's Space Launch System scheduled to launch in 2017 Earlier this month, Russia said t
The private spaceflight company SpaceX captured potentially amazing video of its unprecedented reusable rocket test this month, but representatives with the company need your help to clean up the grainy footage.
The votes are in with NASA announcing the winner of its Z-2 spacesuit design challenge. For the challenge, the public was invited to choose one of three alternative designs for a new prototype spacesuit with the “Technology” option winning with 233,4
The future of space travel requires new technologies and additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3D printing, may hold the key.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister says: "After analyzing the sanctions against our space industry, I suggest to the USA to bring their astronauts to the International Space Station using a trampoline"
A recent study, headed by MIT professor Allan Adams, has shown that black holes have a sort of fluidic surface.
Elon Musk just tweeted the image below of the Falcon 9 rocket landing vertically in the ocean, right before it splashed down.
SPACEX ANNOUNCES COURT ACTION TO OPEN AIR FORCE SPACE LAUNCH MISSIONS TO COMPETITION Official complaint available Monday, April 28th on www.freedomtolaunch.com
Space elevators are the pie-in-the-sky solution to all of humanity's space access problems. Instead of playing Aerosmith as we haphazardly blast our way to the surface of one asteroid or another, we could listen to the sweet sounds of elevator muzak
The gloves are officially off in the intensely mounting duel over multibillion dollar Air Force military launch contracts between SpaceX and ULA. "The official protest document will be available Monday, April 28th at www.freedomtolaunch.com and will
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. is filing a formal protest in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims over a multibillion-dollar U.S. Air Force contract to its incumbent launch services provider, United Launch Alliance, SpaceX founder and Chief Executi
The unprecedented reusable rocket test launched by SpaceX last week paves the way for a potentially revolutionary leap forward in the cost of spaceflight, the private company's founder Elon Musk said today (April 25).
Bitcoins soon may go off the grid and into space.
After flying to the edge of space, a spent SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster successfully returned to Earth, deployed its landing legs, and hovered for a moment.
And you thought space launches couldn't get any cooler: The next generation of small satellites may blast into orbit from the belly of a fighter jet.