This is an experimental better-than-nothing livestream. Virgin Galactic is attempting its first spaceflight from Spaceport America in New Mexico. There may be gaps in the live video when Jack Beyer, our correspondent in the field, moves between locat
The next battleground between the US and China is Mars. While space has always been a domain for superpower rivalry, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) successfully landed a rover, called Zhu Rong, on the Red Planet.
ET, is that you? NASA's James Webb Space Telescope might be able to detect any artificial lights on the exoplanet Proxima b when it launches this October, scientists claim
It will be crewed by two pilots and carry research payloads for NASA.
NASA has formalized an October, 2020 contract for SpaceX to get $53 million for an orbital refueling demo contract.
UCF researchers say they've trapped a sustained explosive detonation, fixed in place, for the first time, channeling its enormous power into thrust in a new oblique wave detonation engine that could propel an aircraft up to 17 times the speed of soun
Aerospace engineer Gisela Detrell, who helped design the Martian city, discusses what a city like Nüwa can offer residents by relying solely on Mars resources.
In 2020, Nextbigfuture had forecasted that SpaceX could reach 858 to 1000 tons of payload capacity launched in 2021. This was based upon doubling the launch rate from 2019.
n Antiope's region, asteroids are always dark, displaying the spectral signature of carbonaceous material. These asteroids are also renowned for their skimpy, low-density construction (1.3 g/cm³), just barely heftier than water ice, but with a pit
China has become the third country in the world to safely land a rover on Mars. The United States and the former Soviet Union were the first two countries to land rovers and Mars mission.
SpaceX launched 52 Starlink satellites, a Capella Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite, and Tyvak-0130.
SpaceX will launch four orbital tourists before Virgin Galactic or Blue Origin launch their first sub-orbital tourists.
Until Friday, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) was very secretive about landing plans for its Mars rover. Then the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) chief adviser of Interplanetary Exploration Ye Peijian announced in a
Elon Musk's SpaceX reveals ambitious plans for Starship's first orbital flight that will see the 160ft-tall rocket launch from Texas before landing 90 minutes later off the coast of Hawaii
China's "Zhurong" rover, part of its ambitious space programme to send a probe to Mars, is set to attempt the challenging landing on the Red Planet in the next five days, Beijing's space agency said Friday.
This week a mild Coronal Mass Ejection off the sun blasted past Earth. It was only a mild CME with solar winds at 500km per second, which is a medium kind of speed. The experts were all predicting a G1 class Geomagnetic storm, and were a bit astonish
Hollywood star is aiming to be first to shoot a feature film in space, but Russia has launched rival bid
UCF researchers say they've trapped a sustained explosive detonation, fixed in place, for the first time, channeling its enormous power into thrust in a new oblique wave detonation engine that could propel an aircraft...
There is an old Chinese curse, "May you live in interesting times".
The head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's North American command, General André Lanata, recently visited U.S. Space Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
When President Trump in December 2019 created for the first time a sixth branch of the US military, the Space Force, it was met to a large degree with ridicule both among his domestic political opponents and in some countries around the world.
The Dream Chaser spaceplane entered into a Use Agreement for Space Florida's Launch and Landing Facility (LLF) to land after resupply missions to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2022.
While there's evidence of volcanic activity in Mars' ancient past, it was presumed to have been quiet for millions of years.
The top scientist in the US Space Force said last week that human augmentation should be embraced and that it is "imperative" for the US military to start working on such technology that could create a type of super-soldier.
Adam Szabo and Betsy Congdon, two leads on the Parker Solar Probe, discuss the mission's discoveries and its daredevil future.
One day, Elon Musk has said, he would like human spaceflight to be as routine as commercial airline travel, with regular flights through the atmosphere ferrying astronauts around the solar system.
Four astronauts have successfully returned to Earth from the International Space Station early Sunday morning in a "splashdown" that took place in the Gulf of Mexico.
SpaceX Dragon capsule with four astronauts splashes down in the Gulf of Mexico on return from International Space Station in first night-time descent since Apollo 8
On the morning of Feb. 22, 2019, my two sons and I fixed our gazes on the horizon of the Mojave Desert, waiting for a flame to appear in the distant sky: Virgin Galactic's spaceship was about to launch.
--that saw the helicopter 'go farther and faster than ever before' by soaring 16 feet and traveling 872 feet across the surface NASA received a data downlink from Mars confirming Ingenuity took off