In September 2019, NASA started the second half of an epic game of Marco Polo; early this month the agency declared it over for good.
In a historic first for satellite operations, one spacecraft "helper" docked with a working satellite to provide life-extension services.
NASA has awarded nearly $1 million to student teams looking to deploy robots, towers and other small vehicles alongside moon-roving astronauts.
Aerojet Rocketdyne will develop "enabling technologies" for DARPA's Glide Breaker program under a newly announced contract, which is worth up to $19.6 million.
In low Earth orbit's growing "space junkyard," new technologies could reduce the risk of collisions.
NASA renews funding support for their Lockheed Martin-built experimental supersonic X-plane, which the agency says will make its inaugural flight in 2022.
A prototype of SpaceX's Starship Mars-colonization spacecraft blew its lid in a crucial pressure test late Tuesday night (Jan. 28).
A Boeing satellite is being hastily moved into "graveyard orbit" following a devastating "anomaly" that turned its batteries into bombs.
Startup Exodus Space Corp. plans to build a space plane to ferry cargo around Earth. Eventually, that cargo could include people, if the spacecraft is deemed safe enough.
Boeing has withdrawn from Experimental Spaceplane, a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) program designed to increase the nation's access to space.
A tiny satellite studying alien worlds may be gone for good, but during the two years the spacecraft operated, it laid the foundation for what may become a new way of finding exoplanets.