The 10-foot-tall (3 meters) Mars Ascent Vehicle will blast rock, sediment and atmospheric samples off Mars in the early 2030s, in the first-ever rocket launch from the surface of another planet.
It was on Independence Day 25 years ago that a little rover named after a Civil War abolitionist parachuted and tumbled to the Red Planet's surface on airbags.
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German engineers have tested a team of cute autonomous lunar robots on the volcanic moon-like slopes of Italy's Mount Etna.
It's an early-stage project, but researchers say a new biofuel holds potential for low-carbon rocket launches.
The Perseverance team says the rover can still take key weather measurements after pebbles struck a wind sensor amid strong Red Planet gusts.
The second of the four cutting-edge instruments on the James Webb Space Telescope is ready to perform science ahead of the awaited release of first full-quality images on July 12.
LightSail 2 is now marking three years of spaceflight, but is unlikely to celebrate a fourth anniversary.
Three companies will demonstrate their potential to power lunar infrastructure using nuclear fission systems, under new joint NASA contracts announced on Tuesday (June 21).
South Korea has canceled its effort to visit the space rock Apophis during a close, but harmless, flyby of our Earth in 2029, according to a media report.
The 4-meter-wide International Liquid Mirror Telescope (ILMT) at Devasthal Observatory in the central Himalayas comes online.
The sci-fi droids in the Star Wars TV shows The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett are super cool, but don't reflect robotics reality.
Stratolaunch's enormous Roc carrier aircraft aced its seventh test flight yesterday (June 16), flying higher than it ever has before.
Europe's Gaia space telescope creates the most comprehensive map of the Milky Way, allowing astronomers to study our galaxy's distant past, as well as its future.