For the first time ever astronomers have studied an asteroid that has entered the Solar System from interstellar space.
In 2019, NASA will send a capsule called Orion on an elaborate 25-day trajectory. First, the Space Launch System, the most powerful rocket ever built, will blast it into the ether. Then the capsule will coast 245,131 miles away from Earth, loop-de-lo
SPACE nation, Asgardia, has launched its first satellite a year after Russian billionaire Dr Igor Ashurbeyli proposed the plans.
on the ISS sparks claims Nasa is hiding evidence of ET...Nasa has once again been accused of covering up the existence of alien life, after an astronaut captured footage of a UFO.
The limit on our observation universe is not the age of the universe and the speed of light which would be 13.799 billion light-years for two reasons.
This month NASA will start testing a tiny 1 kilowatt uranium fission reactor Stirling engines for use in possible future missions to Mars.
Spacefab is currently building ther Waypoint space telescope with a 21 centimeter mirror.
The Lubin UCSB laser propulsion system efforts have been funded by Breakthrough Starshot for $100 million.
Spacex expects they will receive additional funding from the U.S. government for the BFR and Raptor engine. Spacex would still build the BFR even without government money.
China plans a fleet of nuclear carrier rockets and reusable hybrid-power carriers by the mid-2040s.
A powerful 70 gigawatt laser propulsion system that could accelerate an 100 kilogram object over 122 seconds to 2% of light speed (6000 kilometers per second) would also be able to fire kinetic projectiles at nuclear weapon power.
The world's first "space nation" has taken flight. On November 12, Asgardia cemented its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite. The "nanosat" -- it is roughly the size of a loaf of bread -- undertook a two-day journey from N
Cygnus cargo spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) today (Nov. 14) to deliver food, supplies and some fascinating science experiments to the Expedition 53 astronauts.
Andy Weir wrote the Martian. His new book is about a lunar colony of 2000 people late in the 21st century. He looked at the science and economics of a lunar colony.
Planetary Resources is planning to mine the asteroids in the 2020s. Planetary Resources delivered the Arkyd-6 spacecraft, their second technology demonstrator. The spacecraft has officially begun its journey to the launch pad. In the weeks leading up
An American aerospace firm is aiming to create 200 megabits per second (Mbps) connections in space using satellites equipped with lasers. The new satellites were launched on Sunday from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
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An explosion occurred on Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 during a test of a "Block 5" Merlin engine, which will be used in a future generation of the company's Falcon 9 rockets.
The day-to-day leadership of the National Council of Space Executive Secretary Scott Pace. Scott Pace is the former director of the Space Policy Institute at The George Washington University.