Europe's Vega rocket returned to flight late Wednesday (April 28), delivering to orbit Europe's most advanced Earth observation satellite to date.
The mysterious heating of the sun’s corona might be powered by miniature solar flares dubbed 'campfires,' discovered by the European-US Solar Orbiter mission last year, a new study suggests.
A United Nations committee will discuss whether pristine night sky should be protected against Starlink trains.
If you have a clear sky tonight, look up! Today’s full moon will be bigger and brighter than usual as the Earth’s companion makes a close approach to the planet during its full moon phase.
Crew-2 and their stuffed toy companion invited fans to enjoy fantastic views from the reused Crew Dragon capsule and admire the snazzy touch screen interfaces.
The state of the global climate continued to worsen in 2020 despite the series of economically damaging lockdowns and travel limitations triggered by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The second test flight for Boeing's Starliner crew capsule, known as the Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission, won't lift off until late this summer.
Construction on a low-cost vertical spaceport in the north of Scotland may commence within a year, pending the approval of a planning application by a local authority.
Britain hopes its spacefaring dreams won't be slowed down by the country's expected departure from the European Union, although the move is likely to have a negative impact on the economy.
The International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety calls for an independent Space Safety Institute to develop commercial space flight safety standards and certification processes.
The SABRE air-breathing rocket engine is ready for a major round of testing in the next 18 months after passing a preliminary design review by the European Space Agency.
UK startup Orbex has unveiled a prototype of its small-satellite launcher, a device that the company hopes will be lofting spacecraft at a rate of once per month by the mid-2020s.
A harpoon designed to capture orbital junk has been successfully tested in space for the first time as part of the active debris-removal demonstration mission called RemoveDebris.
A satellite in space has fired a net at a target to test active space-junk-cleanup technology, and the video is amazing.
A new type of camera developed by U.S. researchers will allow astronomers to directly image planets around nearby stars in the search for another Earth.
The largest-ever parachute bound for Mars, which will land Europe's ExoMars rover on the surface of the Red Planet in 2021, passed the first in a series of tests in Sweden.
An experiment that involved shooting meteorite-like projectiles at volcanic rocks has revealed how high-velocity asteroid impacts could have delivered water to Earth.