The European Space Agency's ERS-2 satellite fell to Earth on Wednesday (Feb. 21), bringing an end to its nearly 30-year life in space.
A European Space Agency spacecraft is making an uncontrolled nosedive into Earth's atmosphere – with elements of the 2.3-ton spent satellite likely to survive the plunge into purgatory.
Once known for her beloved roles on Disney Channel, Bridgit Mendler has re-introduced herself as a CEO in the space business game.
Reference Starlink satellites have been developed by SpaceX to provide internet to remote locations. Here we explore the controversial megaconstellation in more detail.
Non-Earth imaging company HEO Robotics captured breathtaking images of ESA's ERS-2 satellite as it tumbles towards an atmospheric reentry on Feb. 21.
The White House reassured the American public that a Russian nuclear space weapon, currently in development, poses no threat to people or property on Earth.
Members of the United States Congress have raised warnings about Russia's plans to develop and deploy a space-based nuclear weapon designed to disable satellites in orbit.
SpaceX announced it will deorbit 100 of its first-generation Starlink satellites in order to lower the number of spacecraft that might fail and become non-maneuverable.
The U.S. Space Force is looking for new ways to extend the lives of satellites that run out of fuel, including small "backpacks" that can attach to existing spacecraft in orbit.
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