Earlier last month, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) successfully landed a new and reusable version of the Falcon 9 rocket's booster stage. The private space-faring company has just released a video of the reusable rocket in action, showcasing
Stephen Lendman comes back to talk about the events that have happened over his lifetime - Marie Taylor, having previously lived in Israel, provides and update on the situation from those who are still there - Michael Belfiore updates Space Race
Oleg Artemyev and Aleksandr Skvortsov, flight engineers of the International Space Station (ISS) crew, will take a spacewalk today and launch a Russo-Peruvian nanosatellite, the Chasqui-1, an official at the Flight Control Center (FCC) outside Mosco
Lockheed Martin's famed Skunk Works has finally unveiled the long-awaited successor to the SR-71 Blackbird.
The office of Texas Governor Rick Perry has revealed that SpaceX has selected Brownsville, Texas as the site of a new launch facility for sending commercial satellites into orbit.
Texas is offering the private space company SpaceX more than $15 million in incentives to build a new launch facility at the southernmost tip of the Lone Star State.
After a decade in space and 4 billion miles, Europe's Rosetta spacecraft has made history: For the first time ever, a robotic probe from Earth is flying with a comet and will soon enter orbit.
The world has gotten its first look at the body of a space plane due to launch into orbit in 2016.
After an epic, decade-long trek across the solar system, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft will finally catch up to its target comet early Wednesday (Aug. 6). If all goes according to plan, Rosetta will become the first probe ever to orb
The U.K. government is laying the groundwork for its first spaceport in anticipation of a growing space tourism demand and a growing space plane industry by 2030, according to a new timetable.
A private Mars colonization effort is about to get more interactive.
According to a former NASA Chief Technologist.
SpaceX has conducted reusability tests during three recent Falcon 9 launches, attempting to bring the rocket's first stage back for a soft ocean splashdown in September 2013, April 2014 and last month.
'Impossible' space drive tested by NASA foretells future of deep-space travel.
The quantum vacuum plasma thruster (or Q-thruster) is a deep-space thruster that uses the quantum vacuum fluctuations to propel a spacecraft.
Riding colossal stratospheric air waves, the Perlan ll glider is intended to fly to the edge of space.
They believe that when the spacecraft does leave the solar system it will detect the reversal of Sun's magnetic field, which hasn't happened yet. However if the magnetic field reversal doesn't happen in the next year or two as expected, it will
China's 'Tiangong' space lab keeps us guessing.
An ambitious DARPA project seeks to get satellites into space cheaper and on demand.
A video has recorded the successful landing of the Falcon 9.
Ever wonder if the light goes out when you close the fridge door? Or what it's like to ride a spacecraft as it burns up in the Earth's atmosphere?
Should the Russian government yank its supply of rocket engines for United States launches, critical national-security satellite missions could be delayed up to four years, experts told a joint Senate hearing Wednesday (July 16).
Britain has joined the race to become a leading hub of commercial space flight, announcing eight potential sites for a potential "spaceport" within the UK.
A commercial cargo ship built by Orbital Sciences Corporation arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday (July 16) to deliver fresh food, supplies and other vital gear for NASA.
It takes a lot more money and preparation to launch a rocket than to have a plane take off.
The Mideast investment fund that recently bet big on Mercedes-Benz said Tuesday that it will pay about $280 million to buy nearly a third of commercial space travel start-up Virgin Galactic.
The commercialization of space travel is picking up pace with companies like SpaceX and Virgin Galactic leading the way.
The signs of a healthy industry isn't just growth or innovation, but a tendency to reach out and fill niche markets.
Titan is one of the most extraordinary places in the solar system. The land is strewn with hydrocarbon dunes that rise above lakes fed by rivers of liquid methane and ethane. The atmosphere is so thick, and the gravity so weak, that a human could str
SpaceX made a fourth ¨C and successful ¨C attempt to launch its Falcon 9 v1.1 ¨C tasked with orbiting six OG2 satellites for Orbcomm¡¯s second generation constellation ¨C on Monday.