A recent test of the ion engine that powers Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft went well, clearing the hardware for full-on operations soon, mission team members announced late last week.
In a quiet orbit around the far side of the moon, three radio antennas are now outstretched, craning for whispers from a mysterious period early in the universe's history.
"Phantom women" dummies will make a trip around the moon in 2020 or so on a special mission: to protect all astronauts from radiation.
Gillette is commemorating the first moon landing 50 years after its razor was used on NASA's historic Apollo 11 mission.
Astronauts Luca Parmitano and Andrew Morgan transplanted a new coolant pump system outside of the ISS, completing the third in a series of spacewalks to repair the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer.
NASA has a serious case of lunar fever, with an ambitious goal to land humans on the moon in 2024. Those plans rely on an existing spacecraft with origins dating to NASA's last moon-mission dreams.
For this Cyber Monday, we've scoured the web for the best deals on Lego sets that are space or science-themed, as well as many science-fiction-themed sets.
China recently staged a show test of its Mars lander looking ahead to the program's launch next summer. But an equally crucial mission component faces a different kind of test in December.
A drone flying around the Kennedy Space Center recently captured incredible footage of a small step forward for NASA's delayed commercial crew program.
They may be circling hundreds of miles above the United States, but the three American residents of the International Space Station have a plan to celebrate Thanksgiving.
How time does fly: NASA's InSight Mars lander has now been on the Red Planet for a full (Earth) year.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station plan on getting creative with their Thanksgiving meal.
An Indian rocket delivered 14 satellites to orbit tonight (Nov. 26), including 12 for U.S. Earth imaging company Planet and a prototype for Analytical Space.
Two communications satellites launched into orbit aboard Arianespace's workhorse rocket today (Nov. 26) in a bid to increase connectivity for mobile, civil and government customers.
A Russian Soyuz rocket launched a top-secret military satellite designed to scope out other satellites in space on Monday (Nov. 25), according to government reports.
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