Space

NASA aces most challenging Mars rover landing to date

After a nearly 300 million mile (480 million kilometer), seven-month-long journey, the world watched as NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance mission…

SpaceX’s Crew-1 NASA astronauts celebrate Mars rover landing in Earth orbit

SpaceX's Crew-1 NASA astronauts and the rest of the International Space Station crew are celebrating the space agency's latest historic…

NASA braces for ‘7 minutes of terror’ as rover, rocket crane near Mars

NASA's most ambitious - and difficult - Mars rover mission to date is nearly at the end of its interplanetary…

NASA Mars rover promises blazing entrance after China, UAE make it to Mars orbit

The month of the robotic invasion of Mars is upon us. Seven months ago, the United States, China, and the…

Rocket Lab, Virgin Orbit lead a new class of small rockets with big ambitions for 2021

SpaceX's reign as the only privately funded American spaceflight company to reach and successfully deploy small satellite payloads into orbit…

SpaceX Crew-1 launch set for Sunday, ULA successfully launches spy satellite

On Friday evening, Nov. 13, NASA and SpaceX announced that the first operational Commercial Crew Program mission of the Crew…

Rocket Lab’s first step towards SpaceX-style rocket reuse set for next Electron launch

Just over a year ago, Rocket Lab announced intentions to recover the first-stage of its small Electron launch vehicle, potentially…

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch up next after ULA spy satellite mission hits snag

On Wednesday, November 3, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 531 rocket was set to launch the NROL-101 mission…

Rocket Lab “In Focus” mission ready to launch after scrubbed first attempt

On Wednesday, October 21, Rocket Lab held a launch countdown ahead of the fifteenth mission of its small rocket, Electron.…

SpaceX Starlink internet seeks final approvals to serve Australia

SpaceX has begun applying for Starlink gateway licenses in at least four Australian cities - Broken Hill, Boorowa, Wagin, and…

Rocket Lab’s tiny Electron rocket set for fifth New Zealand launch this year

Nicknamed "In Focus," the fifteenth overall launch of Rocket Lab's Electron rocket is set to liftoff on Wednesday, October 21…

NASA prepares to collect asteroid samples next week in deep space OSIRIS-REx mission

NASA currently has an orbiter circling the asteroid Bennu about 200 million miles from Earth, and a live streamed attempt…

SpaceX, Elon Musk to headline HBO biopic series by Channing Tatum production company

HBO is developing a biopic-style show focused on the achievements of Elon Musk and SpaceX, specifically highlighting the company's successful…

SpaceX competitor Blue Origin completes first suborbital launch in 10 months

Prospective SpaceX competitor Blue Origin has completed a suborbital launch of its reusable New Shepard rocket for the first time…

SpaceX partners with US military to study using rockets for worldwide cargo delivery

SpaceX has partnered with the U.S. Military to study joint cargo transportation efforts using the private spaceflight company's Starship rockets.…

SpaceX’s Elon Musk entertains ‘Flag of Mars’ featuring Falcon 9

SpaceX and its CEO Elon Musk have their sights set on taking humans to Mars in the near future, and…

NASA adorns Artemis Moon rocket with vintage worm logo after SpaceX flight debut

NASA's famous worm logo will accompany astronauts on their way to the Moon under the agency's Artemis program. The vintage…

Mars study reveals subsurface water in Red Planet’s vast lake system

Researchers working with data from the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter have detected four subsurface lakes at the planet's…

Rocket Lab secretly launches revolutionary satellite and readies for US launch debut

Rocket Lab's recent flawless return to flight mission nicknamed "I Can't Believe It's Not Optical," set the company up for…

Astronomers discover possible 60s-era Moon rocket booster heading back to Earth

On August 19th this year, astronomers using the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) observatory in Hawaii spotted…