The world’s first satellite made partially of wood is set to launch to space later this year. It will test how well the sustainable material deals with the harsh environment of space.
At the center of space exploration beats a heart of incredible technological marvels and innovation that inspires scientists and engineers to reach for the stars. See some of the wildest space tech concepts here, as well as technologies needed to ensure humanity's expansion across the solar system.
Relativity Space revealed details of Terran R, a new two-stage rocket that's key to the Southern California startup's bold off-Earth goals, which include helping humanity get a foothold on Mars.
Astra announced on Monday (June 7) that it's acquiring Apollo Fusion, a company that builds electric-propulsion spacecraft engines.
The U.S. Air Force has launched a Rocket Cargo program to study the use of commercial spacecraft to ship supplies around the world.
Deep inside some of NASA's most venerable spacecraft beat similar plutonium-filled hearts to warm and power the robots.
A strange consequence of Lynn Rothschild's current research is that she ends up snapping photos of the more exotic mushroom offerings she encounters in the grocery store's produce aisle.
Stratolaunch's Roc carrier plane, which is being groomed to haul hypersonic vehicles aloft, conducted its second-ever test flight this morning (April 29).
An AI-driven space debris-dodging system could soon replace expert teams dealing with growing numbers of orbital collision threats in the increasingly cluttered near-Earth environment.
In 1994, physicist Miguel Alcubierre proposed a radical technology that would allow faster than light travel.
Space-based solar power won't be just a sci-fi dream forever, if things go according to the U.S. Air Force's plans.
NASA is looking to commercial partners to help develop the next generation of spacesuits and spacewalk technology.
NASA is already working to map out the bright exploration future opened up by its little Mars helicopter.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has picked three big space companies for the first phase of a larger project to test nuclear propulsion above low Earth orbit by 2025.
Arnold Schwarzenegger had some important words for NASA ahead of the historic first flight of the agency's Mars Helicopter Ingenuity.
NASA is about to make history on the Red Planet with the first controlled, helicopter flight on another world.
NASA engineers will teach kids about the Mars helicopter Ingenuity in a live webcast today. Here's how to watch.
Astroscale just launched the first commercial space junk cleanup mission designed to locate and retrieve used satellites and other debris orbiting Earth.
The X-37B space plane is being used to flight-validate the best ways to gather the sun's energy for power beaming from Earth orbit.
The 4-lb. (1.8 kilograms) chopper captured its first color photograph on Saturday (April 3), shortly after being lowered to the Martian dirt by the Perseverance rover.