Paul Allen's Stratolaunch Systems plans to build a giant carrier vehicle in order to air-launch rockets to Earth orbit.
Postage-stamp-sized space probes could make a flyby of planets around Alpha Centauri within 20 years after launch.
Learn all about the X-ray astronomy satellite Hitomi, a satellite built by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency that launched in February 2016 and fell silent just over a month later.
Bigelow Aerospace's BEAM expandable module will enhance the living area of the International Space Station.
The European Space Agency's ExoMars project involves an orbiter, lander and rover, launched on two separate Proton rockets.
The British company Reaction Engines Ltd. hopes to manufacture Skylon, a runway-to-orbit space plane using hybrid air-breathing rocket engines.
XCOR aims to take paying passengers on a suborbital weightless hop to the edge of space.
DARE is a proposed lunar satellite that would study the early era of the universe when the stars first starting turning on.
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