SpaceX sent a batch of 46 Starlink satellites into orbit Friday (Aug. 12) at 5:40 p.m. EDT (2140 GMT). The target orbit seems prone to space debris from a Russian anti-satellite test.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, also the chair of the National Space Council, says the 'outdated' rules governing commercial space will be addressed starting Sept. 9.
The company says data so far from May's first epic helicopter snatch shows a lot of success, even though they let it go into the water.
The FCC opened a new inquiry Aug. 5 focusing on how space manufacturing may help the fight against space debris — or hinder it.
NASA's InSight Mars lander has discovered little evidence of underground water at its site, but scientists are urging more research before drawing firm conclusions.
L3Harris Technologies asked Maxar to produce the satellites for the second stage of the Space Development Agency's missile-tracking constellation.
An Aug. 6 close encounter saw hundreds of Starlink satellites get uncomfortably close to debris generated in a Russian anti-satellite test in November 2021.
Scientists using a powerful telescope array spotted gas and a possible young exoplanet in a cloud of gas and dust surrounding a distant star.
A new NASA video shows how the Gateway space station will put together modules to support Artemis astronauts during their sorties on the lunar surface.
Images on social media show that Galactic Energy of China lifted off successfully from the Jiaquan Satellite Launch Center on Tuesday (Aug. 9).
There's a 70% chance that the weather will be good enough to allow another batch of SpaceX's Starlink satellites to get off the ground from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
SpaceX's massive "Booster 7" Super Heavy rocket prototype moved back to the launch pad Aug. 5 and 6 to prep for an orbital test flight with Starship later this year.
If you're worried about the full moon washing out the Perseid meteor shower peak Aug. 12, go out now. NASA cameras have already spotted 'shooting stars.'
Ticket sales for NASA's next moonbound launch briefly overwhelmed the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex's website, but officials quickly addressed it.
Earth was zapped by a solar storm on Sunday (Aug. 7) and the activity generated enormous auroras, or northern lights, across a swath of the planet.
All systems are go so far to roll out the Artemis 1 rocket to the launch pad for a planned liftoff on Aug. 29.
Astra will cancel production of its current rocket line following multiple launch failures, including one in June that resulted in the loss of two hurricane-tracking NASA cubesats.
Two NASA missions will be launching on a single SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, using a 'carpool' arrangement to overcome supply chain issues affecting PUNCH.
Suborbital space tourism provider Virgin Galactic will delay its first commercial flight by about three months due to issues with upgrades to its mothership fleet, which carries spaceships aloft.
NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins, who is currently in orbit, is lead author on a scientific paper. The topic is the Curiosity mission that reaches its 10th anniversary on Mars Aug. 5.
Officials with SpaceX are going to Australia to examine a crash site possibly associated with space debris generated from the Crew-1 Dragon spacecraft.