Researchers from around world are celebrating what they're calling a new dawn for spaceflight thanks to the success of a Japanese spacecraft propelled by a solar sail.
Two private spacesuit designers unveiled their first steps toward serious attire for future space travelers Friday night in front of a young, hip crowd of artists and tech geeks in Manhattan.
Contamination in astrophysical soft X-ray observations could actually hold the key to dramatically improving space weather forecasts.
Scramjet and hypersonic tests by the Pentagon, Air Force and NASA may point to the future of travel.
Italy and Russia move forward with technology demonstrations and plans on the heels of a U.S. Air Force space plane launch.
NASA's Swift satellite X-ray survey has revealed new supermassive black holes that confirm theoretical ideas about how black hole activity is triggered.
A particle collider experiment uncovers another clue in how a matter-dominated universe could have arisen, but uncertainty remain.
A proposed European mission would create a perpetual eclipse for one satellite by flying another in tight formation, so that it could observe the Sun’s inner corona.
Japan's launch of a Venus weather satellite and solar sail on May 20th aims for both scientific and technological breakthroughs.
A former Air Force Space and Missile officer suggests that the mysterious Air Force space plane is most likely an orbital spy
A Japanese mission to Venus will include a test of the first interplanetary solar sail ever launched.
Japan will launch a double-packed mission to Venus on May 18th which includes a weather probe and the first interplanetary solar sail.
NASA’s hopes for the future may rest upon spending $2.46 billion to fix and upgrade lab facilities more than 40 years old.
Future human missions to the asteroids and Mars put renewed interest in artificial gravity experiments on Earth and on the International Space Station.
The launch of an Air Force space plane and a hypersonic glider are the latest space technologies to raise concerns about weapons in space. But is a space weapon race under way?
A UK firm plans to launch a prototype CubeSail nanosatellite next year that would deploy its own solar sail as an atmospheric brake to end its life.
A slew of upcoming space telescopes vie to prove themselves worthy of becoming successors to the Hubble Space Telescope.
Barack Obama's space vision comes on the heels of two Bush visions, Nixon's legacy, and the standard set by John F. Kennedy.
NASA is investing in a new space weather forecast system that could give days of warning for space storms headed for Mars and Earth.