No-one has visited the Moon since 1972. But with the advent of commercial human spaceflight, the urge to return is resurgent and generating a new space race.
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.
A new generation of the first watch worn on the moon carries on its iconic Apollo-era look while introducing the highest level of precision available from a modern Swiss-made chronograph.
The International Space Station will soon be augmented with six new arrays to power its continued and expanded use.
A new "transforming" rover in development at NASA will be able to explore rough terrain unlike any rover before it.
You could be the next crew member on the International Space Station with the VR app "Space Explorers: The ISS Experience."
The new Vera C. Rubin Observatory in Chile has announced a three-year agreement with Google to host data from astronomy observations in the cloud.
Made In Space just built its first ceramic part in orbit, 3D printing a single-piece turbine part onboard the International Space Station.
Nuclear power will be a big part of the United States' space exploration efforts going forward, a new policy document affirms.
Russia has launched a new anti-satellite missile test, its latest push to weaponize space, U.S. Space Command officials said Wednesday (Dec. 16).
SpaceX's first attempt to launch a Starship prototype on a high-altitude test flight ended with a last-second abort in Texas on Tuesday (Dec. 8).
New technologies could allow exploration of skylights, lava tubes and caverns on the moon — underground environments that human explorers may be able to exploit in the not-too-distant future.
It sounds like science fiction: giant solar power stations floating in space that beam down enormous amounts of energy to Earth.
Aviation startup Boom Supersonic plans to fly a supersonic jet demonstrator in 2021, the company recently announced.
Stratolaunch has started construction on a prototype of a Mach 6 vehicle designed to launch from the world's biggest airplane.
The EmDrive doesn't just violate our fundamental understanding of the universe; the experiments that claim to measure an effect haven't been replicated. When it comes to the EmDrive, keep dreaming.
Bacteria successfully extracted resources from rocks in microgravity and at simulated Mars gravity, suggesting that "biomining" has real potential to aid off-Earth settlement, a new study reports.
SpaceX, Astrobotic and a dozen other companies just got an infusion of NASA cash to develop potentially game-changing exploration technologies.