It looks like we'll have a fictional Space Force before the real one gets off the ground.
NASA hasn't been totally grounded by the government shutdown. The partial shutdown -- which is the nation's longest ever, at 24 days and counting -- has of course had a serious impact on the space agency. More than 95 percent of NASA employees
Two little cubesats will fly with a planned European asteroid mission to get some extra space-rock studies done.
The Trump administration will roll out a new strategy for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system to protect against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter advanced weapon systems being developed by Russia and China.
China's bold moon-exploration plans don't stop with the pioneering Chang'e 4 mission, which made the first-ever soft landing on the lunar far side on Jan. 2.
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China's Chang'e-4 spacecraft made history when it landed on the far side of the Moon on January 3, but this may be the first in a string of landmark achievements for China's National Space Administration.
Back in 2013, China became the third nation--after the United States and the Soviet Union--to land a rover on the moon. But earlier this month, China did something that no nation has ever done: land a rover on the unexplored dark side of the moon.
Scientists say the microwave-sized craft would suck its watery fuel right out of the asteroids, planets and moons it's exploring.
Scott C. Waring believes he's spotted a 'stage prop line' in a photo of the Jade Rabbit rover
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Chang'e 4 mission leads released landing footage and panoramic pictures on Friday.
No one has walked on the moon in almost 50 years, but NASA says the long dry spell will come to an end by 2028. And if things go according to plan, astronauts will do more than leave flags and footprints.
With Hera, the European Space Agency is aiming to become the first to put a space probe in orbit around a binary asteroid system. When Hera launches in 2023, it will be carrying at least two CubeSats.
A NASA sun-studying spacecraft just entered the record books.
The asteroid hopper is designed to never run out of fuel and could theoretically explore the cosmos forever.
Space vehicle intended to one day go to Mars and back
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Public attention about 5G has been focused on the plans of telecom companies to install millions of small cell towers on electric utility poles, on public buildings and schools, on bus stop shelters, in public parks, and anywhere they want in nationa
The SpaceX StarHopper is in one piece. SpaceX is targeting a first flight in four weeks if everything goes right.
Adam Crowl has calculated how to a mission to chase down the interstellar Oumuamua could also brake with Plasma Thrusters.
failed test landing on drone ship (SpaceX)
China has embarked on an ambitious space program - surpassing the United States in orbital launches last year (primarily for satellites), and now landing their own lunar rover on the dark side of the moon, the Chang'e 4.
Last year, Elon Musk's personal Tesla might have gotten all the headlines during SpaceX's historic rocket launch back back in February, but the Falcon Heavy also carried a second, secret payload almost nobody knew about.
Destination Moon was a 1950 film, which won the Academy Award for Visual Effects. The rocket ship in the movie looks very similar to the planned SpaceX Super Heavy Starship.
China's rover Yutu 2 has begun exploring the far side of the moon after making a soft landing with the lander.
The SpaceX Starhopper seems like the fastest development of a prototype rocket outside of a wartime rocket program.