Astroscale's ELSA-d spacecraft has successfully captured a simulated piece of space junk in orbit.
A Russian startup is testing a technology that filters out disruptive passes of SpaceX's Starlink satellites from astronomical observations.
Having a dedicated space command will bring Australia into line with Canada, India, France and Japan, all of which recently created similar organisations within their armed forces.
Asteroids are packed with gold and other valuable resources. And the best way to harvest those metals may be to bring space rocks to Earth.
NASA has awarded a total of $500,000 to 13 different teams via its Break the Ice Lunar Challenge, a competition designed to nurture the development of moon-mining tech.
Lego Education has unveiled Spike Essentials as part of its Lego learning system to help teachers and encourage students in STEAM subjects.
SpaceX's Starlink satellites are involved in about 1,600 close encounters between two spacecraft in low Earth orbit every week, according to available data. That’s about 50% of all such incidents.
While flying over the Red Planet for the 11th time last week, the little helicopter caught a view of its "mothership" — NASA's Perseverance rover
SpaceX plans to launch a Canadian advertisement-beaming satellite into space that will eventually accept payments in Dogecoin, according to a media report.
Perseverance drilled its first sample-collecting hole on Friday (Aug. 6), but data beamed back to Earth by the rover indicate that no Mars rock or dirt made it into the sampling tube.
NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity is getting set for its 11th off-Earth flight, which could happen early Thursday morning (Aug. 5).
A weather satellite has recovered from a brief anomaly and is back to studying Earth and its ongoing wildfires.
Last week, two companies teamed up to beam a recording of Debussy's piano masterpiece "Clair de Lune" to and from the International Space Station, then minted the file as a non-fungible token (NFT).
China's upcoming exploration mission to the lunar south pole will carry one of more than 500 experiments designed and submitted by students across the country.
Three astronauts on China's new space station have performed the country's first spacewalk and are busy configuring the module for future crews.
NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter explores the "intriguing" Raised Ridges during its latest and most complex flight to date.
A Portland-area high school came out on top in a new "distributed" version of this year's American Rocketry Challenge that was optimized for pandemic safety.
Scientists worry that growing numbers of rocket flights and the arrival of space tourism could harm Earth's atmosphere and contribute to climate change.