Cubesats have revolutionized orbital science, and a rover counterpart may soon do the same for surface science, beginning on the moon.
There are a lot of reasons that a faster spaceship is a better one, and nuclear-powered rockets are a way to do this.
The Russian startup StartRocket is developing a "Foam Debris Catcher," a small, autonomous satellite that would snag and de-orbit space debris using sticky polymer foam.
NASA is asking for your help to guide its Curiosity rover around sand traps, sharp rocks and other obstacles on the Red Planet.
NASA is ready to take its first spin at flying a helicopter on another world as the agency's Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, prepares for launch in July.
Later this year, if all goes well, the International Space Station will receive a very important delivery: a new and improved toilet system.
Listen to a couple ideas about humanity's future on the moon and you'll likely hear about the game-changing potential of a substance you probably have in your freezer: water ice.
Astronomers are praising SpaceX's response to months of outcry over the visibility of the company's Starlink internet satellites from scientists dismayed by interference with observations.
The fuss-free Celestron FirstScope 76 is an easy telescope to use, but expectations should be tailored when looking through the eyepiece
There's a light at the end of the tunnel for the first mole to burrow into the surface of Mars, scientists hope.
There's a microwave power experiment heading to space Saturday (May 16) aboard the Air Force's secretive X-37B spaceplane. Researchers hope it could lead to a new global power source.
Satellite operator Intelsat, which launched the world's first communications satellite in 1965, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to ease some debt and join an FCC spectrum clearing program.
The first NASA astronauts to launch atop a Falcon 9 rocket will have more than one new ride designed by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk: a Tesla Model X.
Researchers recently took a new look at novel locomotory strategies developed for a NASA moon-exploration project, and the results were encouraging.
Space exploration technologies have already helped benefit Earth in many ways, especially when it comes to communications, Earth observation and even fostering economic growth.
A fleet of solar-sailing sentries stationed far from the sun could someday allow scientists to get up-close looks at interstellar visitors like the mysterious 'Oumuamua.