Stratolaunch's Roc carrier plane, which is being groomed to haul hypersonic vehicles aloft, conducted its second-ever test flight this morning (April 29).
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.
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.
The scientists trapped the antimatter in a magnetic field to stop it from annihilating, before blasting it with a cooling laser.
NASA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) have paired up for a challenge to build food systems for Mars missions.
Scientists may have finally made a complete digital model for the Cosmos panel of a 2,000-year-old mechanical device called the Antikythera mechanism that's believed to be the world's first computer.
NASA's newest fleet of far-out exploration ideas include projects on topics such as Titan sample return, artificial gravity for astronauts, and collecting vast amounts of planetary data.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk showed off the company's first Starship Super Heavy booster in a Twitter post on Thursday (March 18).
The teams behind NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter have chosen an airfield on the Red Planet for the little chopper and are gearing up for flights in the near future.