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SpaceX shock: Elon Musk's firm boosts its Mars colonisation plan as...

The firm is hosting a career day in Boca Chica, in Texas, the same place where the big spaceship is being put together.Elon Musk,...

Blue Origin to test lunar lander engine at Air Force lab

WASHINGTON — Blue Origin will perform tests of the engine it is developing for its Blue Moon lunar lander at a U.S. Air Force...

Kepler decides to build its 140-satellite cubesat constellation in-house

WASHINGTON — Kepler Communications has decided to manufacture its cubesat satellite constellation in-house. The company said Jan. 28 it will build its constellation of 140 cubesats...

NASA appoints two new center directors

WASHINGTON — NASA has selected acting directors at two of its field centers to take those positions on a permanent basis. NASA announced Jan. 23...

A 17-year-old intern at NASA discovered a new planet on his...

Wolf Cukier, the 17-year-old NASA intern new planetYouTube/NBC New YorkA 17-year-old intern at NASA discovered a new planet on his third day on the...

Space shock: NASA reveals top-secret Russian spy satellite ‘exploded in space’

The astronomer believes this could have occurred “through deliberate destruction, accidental battery or prop event, or through an accidental debris collision”.Dr McDowell added: “I...

TriSept buys Orbex Prime rocket for rideshare flight

BOSTON – Launch integrator TriSept Corp. announced plans Jan. 14 to purchase an Orbex Prime launch vehicle for a dedicated rideshare mission to fly...

Independent study of launch market says U.S. Air Force should support...

In response to concerns about its launch procurement strategy, the Air Force asked RAND to conduct an analysis of the heavy lift launch market. WASHINGTON...

How's Your Internship Going? This Teen Found a Planet

A photo provided by Venture Photographers shows Wolf Cukier, who spent his summer vacation helping discover a planet, TOI 1338 b, during an internship...

LIGO Catches a Cosmic Battle Between Two Neutron Stars

Photo credit: GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER/NASAFrom Popular MechanicsLIGO has picked up on gravitational waves emitted during a celestial scuffle between two neutron stars.Because only...

NASA's planet hunting satellite found another potentially habitable earth-sized planet

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered another earth-sized, potentially habitable planet orbiting around a star in the range of distances where conditions could...

US astronaut sets record for longest spaceflight by a woman

A U.S. astronaut set a record Saturday for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, breaking the old mark of 288 days with about...

A mysterious crunch in Earth's magnetic field created a new type...

aurora borealis issNASA/JSCA NASA intern discovered a new type of aurora in 3-year-old video footage of the Arctic sky.Scientists connected the never-before-seen aurora to...

The biggest breakthroughs in space in 2019, from the farthest object...

parker solar probeNASAThis year was full of astronomical breakthroughs in space.Photos captured phenomena nobody had ever seen before. Ambitious spacecraft revealed new secrets about...

Team news, previews and big weekend in Europe: football countdown – live!

1.01pm GMT13:01 Hello everyone. While we await words of wisdom from the eight Premier League managers not on holiday, here’s a fun activity to get...
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