Space

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…