Six SkySat spacecraft operated by San Francisco-based company Planet will ride to orbit atop SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets this summer, if all goes according to plan.
Satellite operator Intelsat, which launched the world's first communications satellite in 1965, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to ease some debt and join an FCC spectrum clearing program.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft is less than two weeks from launching astronauts to the International Space Station for the first time, but some big obstacles still stand in the way.
Last month, Comet ATLAS shattered skywatchers' hopes of a brilliant display when it began crumbling — but scientists have spotted a new serendipitous opportunity to study its rubble.
The first NASA astronauts to launch atop a Falcon 9 rocket will have more than one new ride designed by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk: a Tesla Model X.
It was a major scientific scandal as established astronomers and a female graduate student butted heads over the composition of the sun.
In his new book, "What Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin," author Donovan Moore tells the story of a young British scientist at the forefront of astrophysics.
SpaceX successfully test-fired a Falcon 9 rocket in Florida today (May 13), setting the stage for a predawn launch of a a new fleet of Starlink internet satellites this weekend.
The expansive space sandbox game "Stellaris" just hit its fourth anniversary this week and to celebrate, the game's makers Paradox Interactive have made it free on Steam through May 17.
Researchers recently took a new look at novel locomotory strategies developed for a NASA moon-exploration project, and the results were encouraging.
NASA has ordered 18 more rocket engines for its new Space Launch System megarocket for future Artemis moon missions.
Sen, a British company that plans to provide ultra-high definition video of Earth, has signed a deal with California-based Momentus to get its first "EarthTV" satellite aloft next summer.
NASA and its Russian counterpart, Roscosmos, have agreed to swap one seat on a crewed Soyuz launch vehicle for $90 million and bit of cargo.
Scientists looked back in time to offer new evidence suggesting that plumes of water vapor shoot out from Jupiter's moon Europa into space.
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