North Korea fired off two short-range missiles in quick succession early this morning (May 9), and the United States followed suit with a test of its own just minutes later.
Think robots are all square corners and rigid parts? Think again. Two interns at NASA are part of a larger group working on "soft robots" that could be used for exploring worlds beyond Earth.
SpinLaunch has begun building the facility where it will test out its radical new satellite-lofting strategy.
Astronauts on the International Space Station will begin testing an innovative algae-powered bioreactor to assess its feasibility for future long-duration space missions.
The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program funds 18 project proposals. The projects are aimed to design and test technology concepts for potential future NASA missions.
The rogue nation conducted its first missile test in 18 months early on May 4, launching a short-range vehicle east into the Pacific Ocean. A Planet Labs cubesat saw the smoke trail.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told Senate appropriators that while the administration is not yet ready to release a revised budget that accommodates an accelerated human lunar landing program.
NASA has updated a planned call for proposals for lunar landers to enable a human mission in 2024, broadening the scope to include integrated lander concepts.
The best robot kit for kids is getting a major upgrade and a heavy dose of Star Wars magic with the Lego Boost Droid Commander launching this year.
Nye warned that catastrophic impacts like the one that offed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago are not confined to the past.
Last week, two little, cube-shaped Astrobee robots arrived at the International Space Station. These robots are designed to help out astronauts and maintain the space station.
The U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane has now been circling Earth for more than 600 days on its latest mystery mission.
The 3D rocket-printing company Relativity announced its second partnership ever, this time with the Thai satellite company mu Space.
A team of undergraduate students at Drake University in Iowa is developing a magnetic shield to defend interplanetary astronauts from the intense cosmic radiation between Earth and Mars.
The SABRE air-breathing rocket engine is ready for a major round of testing in the next 18 months after passing a preliminary design review by the European Space Agency.
Fortunately, we're getting to the point where we can see potentially hazardous objects coming — and maybe even do something about it.