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Nasa to work with China's space agency on Chang'e-4 lunar research

Nasa has announced it is collaborating with its Chinese counterpart on a  lunar mission, amid US warnings against sharing technology with the country. The US space...

How Long Is a Day on Saturn? Scientists Finally Solve a...

Set your timers for 10 hours, 33 minutes and 38 seconds — scientists have finally figured out how long a day lasts on Saturn,...

Arianespace says full Ariane 6 production held up by missing government...

WASHINGTON — European launch provider Arianespace says that in order to sign a manufacturing contract for the first 14 next-generation Ariane 6 rockets, it...

Japan Launches Meteor-Spawning Minisatellite, 6 Other Spacecraft to Orbit

Japan launched seven spacecraft to Earth orbit today (Jan. 17), including a little satellite designed to create dazzling artificial meteor showers.The payloads rode to...

Isotropic Systems gains Boeing as investor, partner on satellite user terminals

WASHINGTON — Isotropic Systems, a startup developing modular antenna systems for satellite communications, has raised $14 million from a group of investors led by...

Lord of the rings: Saturn's halo may be relatively recent trait

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saturn’s rings are one of our solar system’s magnificent sights, but may be a relatively recent addition, according to data obtained...

SpaceX to shift Starship production from California to Texas

Updated 6:40 p.m. Eastern with comments from Elon Musk. WASHINGTON — Less than a week after laying off 10 percent of its employees, SpaceX said...

Aliens didn't create this weird swirling disk in a Maine river....

Get the Mach newsletter.SUBSCRIBEJan. 16, 2019, 10:28 PM GMTBy Denise ChowA huge, spinning disk of ice that formed on a river in Maine...

NASA blow: 95 percent of space agency’s employees SIDELINED by Trump...

95 percent of NASA employees are currently sidelined (Image: GETTY)The shutdown, which has now entered its fourth week, centres on a battle of wills...

Arianespace targets 12 launches this year, more counting OneWeb, Vega C...

WASHINGTON — European launch provider Arianespace is planning to conduct a record number of Vega launches this year, and, if OneWeb is ready, a...

This Steam-Powered Spacecraft Could Travel the Solar System Forever

From Popular MechanicsSteam power may seem like a relic of the 19th century, but one company wants to bring the tech to the 21st....

Chang’e-4 spacecraft enter lunar nighttime, China planning future missions, cooperation ...

  HELSINKI— The Chang’e-4 lander and rover have powered down for a first lunar nighttime on the far side of the moon following a successful...

Satellogic selects China Great Wall to launch satellite constellation

WASHINGTON — Satellogic, a company developing a constellation of Earth imaging satellites with hyperspectral capabilities, announced Jan. 15 that it will launch its fleet...

Bridenstine and Rogozin speak by phone after cancelled visit

WASHINGTON — Ten days after NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine effectively cancelled a visit to the United States by the head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin,...

China to collect samples from moon this year

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will launch a probe to collect samples from the moon around the end of this year, a space official said...
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