China successfully launched the first Long March 8 rocket late Monday (Dec. 21), kicking off a line of boosters that will eventually be reusable.
This October, I left the comfortable embrace of Earth's gravity, taking to the skies aboard a "zero-gravity flight."
President Trump's February budget request included a surprise for planetary scientists: a new mission dubbed Mars Ice Mapper, the details of which are still beginning to surface.
The Solar Orbiter spacecraft will tackle an important milestone as its operators and scientists on Earth mark the holiday season.
SpaceX launched a clandestine U.S. spy satellite into space for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Thursday (Dec. 17), marking its 26th rocket of the year.
"Green run" tests on NASA's SLS megarocket are moving forward again after problems with ground equipment earlier this month pushed the testing behind.
Col. Michael Hopkins, who has served for 27 years in the Air Force, voluntarily transferred to the Space Force while aboard the International Space Station on Dec. 18, 2020.
Commander Musilova describes the traditions the Sensoria M3 created on the moon and brought with them from Earth for the crew to bond during their simulated lunar mission at the HI-SEAS habitat.
Blue Origin's future New Glenn rocket will join NASA's fleet of commercial launch vehicles for flights in the mid-2020s, the agency and company have announced.
Reid Wiseman has been named Chief of the Astronaut Office at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
The Chang'e 5 return capsule carrying lunar samples is headed for a Beijing laboratory for opening, with a research team eagerly awaiting their chance to start studying the fresh moon specimens.
India successfully launched a communications satellite into orbit Thursday (Dec. 17) to provide service across the country's mainland and some island regions.
SpaceX called off the planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a classified spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office due to high pressure in the second-stage booster.
As final touches are being put on Boeing's next Starliner spacecraft to launch, the company has revealed a new Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission patch.
Nuclear power will be a big part of the United States' space exploration efforts going forward, a new policy document affirms.
I watched the contentious 2020 presidential election unfold from 71 million miles (114 million kilometers) away on the surface of Mars and it was … different.
SpaceX is set to launch a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office on Thursday (Dec. 17), during a three-hour launch window that opens at 9:45 a.m. EST (1400 GMT).