ABL Space Systems' RS1 rocket failed shortly after launching on its first-ever orbital mission Tuesday (Jan. 10), resulting in the loss of two small satellites.
SpaceX's powerful Falcon Heavy rocket has flexed its muscles ahead of a planned liftoff this weekend.
China's first space station is now complete in Earth orbit — and on a new set of coins. The People's Bank of China has issued gold and silver coins in celebration of China's Tiangong space station.
The first-ever orbital rocket launch from British soil failed on Monday (Jan. 9) in a disappointing setback to the country's sovereign space ambitions.
An observer captured the fiery return to Earth of a failed Virgin Orbit rocket on Monday evening (Jan. 9).
Virgin Orbit and the United Kingdom Space Agency announced they will investigate the loss of the Launcher One rocket during its first United Kingdom launch attempt.
NASA and SpaceX are targeting mid-February for the launch of the next commercial crew mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
SpaceX's next Falcon Heavy rocket is in the hangar at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, prepping for a launch in the coming days.
Virgin Orbit suffered an anomaly on its highly anticipated "Start Me Up" launch, the first-ever orbital mission from the U.K.
A giant leap for the U.K. space sector is set to take place tonight as Virgin Orbit readies for its first-ever launch from Britain, and from Europe.
SpaceX's huge Starship vehicle could go orbital for the first time next month, if all goes according to plan.
A vintage NASA satellite launched in the 1980s and long-since turned to space junk met a fiery fate late Sunday as it fell back to Earth, NASA says.
A robotic SpaceX cargo craft departed the International Space Station on Monday afternoon (Jan. 9), wrapping up a six-week orbital stay.
SpaceX just launched 40 more satellites for OneWeb's internet constellation and pulled off a successful rocket landing.
Living quarters of NASA's moon orbiting Gateway station will be so tiny that astronauts will not be able to stand upright inside, an architect involved in the station's design said.
Reference Heading to Schroter's Valley, the lunar south pole and Reiner Gamma, Intuitive Machines' trio of missions are part of NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Delivery Services program.
Space.com caught up with Dr. Z recently to discuss his favorite missions, the advice he'd give to his successors and the incredible growth of the space community over the past few years.
Space mining has matured to the point where there are dozens of startup companies planning to begin harvesting valuable resources from space.
A defunct NASA satellite is expected to reenter Earth's atmosphere on Sunday evening (Jan. 8), but there's little to fear from the 5,400-pound hunk of space junk.