The biggest, most expensive science experiment in the world might be losing all its dark matter. But physicists are looking on the bright side.
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.
The kilogram isn't a thing anymore. Instead, it's an abstract idea about light and energy and fundamental universal constants.
Data sharing between entities in space will be easier and more secure using technologies such as blockchain, an industry participant argued at the Humans to Mars summit on May 16.
A U.S. venture-capital firm recently led a round of seed investment for Hermeus Corp., a new startup looking to develop a hypersonic aircraft.
An incident involving a test of parachutes for one commercial crew vehicle has heightened awareness of the challenges involved in developing those systems.
Satellite electric propulsion startup Apollo Fusion is expanding its product line through an agreement with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, giving it access to advanced Hall thruster technology.
NASA has updated a planned call for proposals for lunar landers to enable a human mission in 2024, broadening the scope to include integrated lander concepts.
Last week, two little, cube-shaped Astrobee robots arrived at the International Space Station. These robots are designed to help out astronauts and maintain the space station.
The Air Force 45th Space Wing is gearing up for three high-profile space launches at Cape Canaveral over the coming months.
A new "deep learning" algorithm that could help scientists better understand planetary atmospheres has passed its first big test, a new study reports.
NASA will establish an independent committee to review its planetary protection policies to reflect new developments in human space exploration and commercial spaceflight.
As NASA works to develop a plan for an accelerated human return to the moon, a top White House official emphasized the need for long-term sustainability.
Members of an independent safety panel said it will take time to determine what happened during a SpaceX Crew Dragon testing incident several days ago.
A team of undergraduate students at Drake University in Iowa is developing a magnetic shield to defend interplanetary astronauts from the intense cosmic radiation between Earth and Mars.
The SABRE air-breathing rocket engine is ready for a major round of testing in the next 18 months after passing a preliminary design review by the European Space Agency.
Japan's space agency wants to create a moon base with the help of robots that can work autonomously, with little human supervision.