The Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa2 made a second touchdown on an asteroid called Ryugu last night (July 10) in a carefully choreographed maneuver — and the photos are incredible.
Virgin Galactic announced it had reached an agreement to merge with a public investment vehicle, raising several hundred million dollars of capital and allowing the company to become publicly traded.
The secretive mission of the U.S. Air Force X-37B mini-space plane has winged past 670 days of flight – just 48 days shy from setting a long duration record for the program.
A European Vega rocket suffered a "major anomaly" while launching a satellite United Arab Emirates late Wednesday (July 10)
It looks like Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has snagged its second souvenir from asteroid Ryugu, marking one of the last major milestones of the probe's visit.
A European Vega rocket will launch a new Earth observation satellite for the United Arab Emirates today (July 10), and you can watch the liftoff live online!
Polish space startup SatRevolution successfully deployed its first two nanosats, the Swiatowid and the KRAKsat, into orbit from the International Space Station July 3.
A German company that is developing a lunar lander has filed for insolvency, citing a shortfall in funding, but vows to continue development of its spacecraft.
The Virgin Galactic sister company performed its first-ever drop test today (July 10), releasing a LauncherOne rocket from its Boeing 747 carrier plane over California's Mojave Desert.
A Japanese spacecraft is aiming to grab the first pristine sample of an asteroid to bring back to Earth tonight (July 10), and you can watch it approach the target now.
Google is launching a variety of new "experiences" to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic moon mission, which put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin down on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.
NASA's Earth observation satellites have spotted the largest seaweed bloom in the world, a belt of algae stretching 5,500 miles (8,850 kilometers) from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico.
NASA awarded a launch contract to SpaceX July 8 for the launch of a small astrophysics mission as the company offered a Falcon 9 at a lower price than a much smaller rocket.
The next SpaceX mission to the International Space Station (ISS) may be uncrewed, but it could nonetheless eventually help humanity extend its footprint far beyond low Earth orbit.
Pence will meet with senior officials to discuss space launch activities, space traffic management and ongoing efforts to establish a U.S. Space Force.
Landing humans on Mars will require the heaviest payload ever sent to the Red Planet, which is why NASA plans to test out an inflatable decelerator in space in 2022.
That may be true for the short missions astronauts have gone on so far. But Mars will be a different story.
When the next generation of crews lands on the moon's surface — which could happen as early as 2024 — NASA plans to use a lunar GPS to help astronauts find their way.
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