NASA announced Aug. 17 that it will allow SpaceX to use a fueling approach for its commercial crew missions that attracted prior scrutiny, pending a final series of tests.
Over the last four months, the U.S. Air Force has awarded two contracts for hypersonic weapons worth a maximum of $1.4 billion to aerospace giant Lockheed Martin.
The Zephyr drone could be used for military reconnaissance and wildfire monitoring, among other activities.
Do you hold the cards to win a space race? That is the challenge laid out by "Space Heroes: Journey to Space."
NASA says an Aug. 14 test of an engine for the Space Launch System was a success despite an unspecified "facility issue" that caused the test to end early.
The strange radio bursts usually circle the Earth like electromagnetic ghosts, but scientists have now created and studied their shapes in a plasma chamber on Earth.
Small satellites that have propulsion systems, but don't have encrypted commanding systems, pose a small but real threat of being hacked and endangering other satellites, according to a new study.
A technology using a tiny laser tracker could help resolve one of the major challenges involved with the launching of cubesats: identifying individual satellites after their deployment.
The U.S. Air Force's X-37B miniature space plane has winged past 340 days of flight performing secretive duties during the program's fifth flight.
Stellar Exploration, a space technology company based in San Luis Obispo, California, is in the midst of qualification testing of a miniature propulsion system for planetary microsatellite missions.
You can now 3D print your own miniature version of NASA's flying telescope, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).
On Aug. 11, NASA will launch its newest spacecraft, called the Parker Solar Probe, aboard a huge rocket. And by December 2024, that probe will become the fastest spacecraft ever.
Engineers with NASA's Mars Exploration Rover program have been left hanging on like a yo-yo for 60 days now, after Opportunity lost power during a global dust storm.
NASA data is helping video game companies create hyper-realistic snow-capped mountains for you to shred on.
Google is celebrating the accomplishments of the first known female Native American engineer, Mary G. Ross, today (Aug. 9) on the 110th anniversary of her birth.