Space

NASA confirms the Sun’s new solar cycle; Moon and Mars missions will have to adapt

NASA just announced that our Sun began a new solar cycle this year - its 25th to be exact -…

Mars has competition from Venus after new study shows signs of life

NASA and SpaceX are simultaneously planning their trips to Mars and the Moon, but a recent study published in Nature…

NASA wants you to dig up stuff on the Moon in pursuit of lunar exploration architecture

As part of NASA's ramp up to its Artemis Moon mission in 2024, a few technologies are being sought out…

SpaceX Starlink beta latency results on par with fixed broadband in recent tests

In a letter to the FCC last week regarding a request for modification of their Ku/Ka-band license, SpaceX included a…

Tesla Roadster and ‘friends’ make history in newly-published log of 57k+ human objects in space

When the Tesla Roadster and its Starman occupant entered space aboard Falcon Heavy's maiden voyage in 2018, it joined the…

NASA’s Insight Mars lander rescue operation makes progress saving ‘stuck’ probe

The scientists running NASA's Insight Mars lander found themselves attempting a rescue operation for the mission when one of its…

Rocket Lab Electron returns to flight as FAA approves launches from the US

Rocket Lab, the space systems company and small satellite launcher, returned to active launch status recently with the successful fourteenth…

NASA’s Artemis Moon mission hits important milestone with successful full-scale booster test

NASA's upcoming Artemis mission to the Moon hit an important milestone today by successfully ground testing a full-scale version of…

SpaceX Falcon 9 doubleheader still on track after fiery ULA launch abort

As previously reported by Teslarati, SpaceX announced intentions to launch two Falcon 9 missions from two Florida launchpads on Sunday,…

SpaceX, Rocket Lab, ULA all have rocket launches planned this weekend

The final weekend of August 2020 is shaping up to be an exciting one in the world of rocket launching.…

Mars as an Earth-like planet in the past not likely, according to new study

Many of Earth's citizens have their eyes set on Mars as a planet prime for human colonization, and much of…

ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket set for National Reconnaissance Office spysat launch

The massive United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket last launched from Space Launch Complex 37 (SLC-37) at Cape…

SpaceX targets September launch of military GPS satellite for US Space Force

On July 14, just two weeks after the successful SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of the Lockheed Martin-built GPS III Space…

SpaceX Starlink rideshares to launch entire small satellite constellations

SpaceX is working with PredaSAR and Swarm Technologies to launch dozens of small satellites into orbit, contributing to Starlink Falcon…

NASA captures closest asteroid flyby of Earth ever recorded

Over this past weekend, an SUV-sized asteroid passed Earth in the closest flyby of its type on record. Traveling at…

SpaceX and NASA push next astronaut launch to late October

SpaceX and NASA are ready to send their next team of astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) and October…

NASA’s Mars helicopter completes critical checkup during journey through space

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover is racing through space towards the red planet, and one of its onboard companions just completed…

SpaceX is hiring a Spaceport resort developer for its Texas rocket factory

SpaceX has big plans to ferry travelers to Mars in the near future, and part of that venture looks to…

Mars’ invisible auroras come to life in new NASA animation

The sky on Mars has a wind of ultraviolet light that pulses as it moves across the red planet. This…

SpaceX fan creates LEGO Crew Dragon spacecraft, and it’s pretty awesome

SpaceX made history this year with its Crew Dragon Endeavor mission in becoming the first private astronaut transportation service, and…