Exploration

Japan has successfully deployed the Small Carry-on Impactor to the surface of Ryugu from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft.

Japan’s Hayabusa2 Shoots 2.5kg Copper Bullet at Asteroid 95,000kms from Earth

Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft has successfully deployed its Small Carry-on Impactor (SCI) to the surface of the near-Earth asteroid, Ryugu. The deployment of the SCI...
US Vice President Mike Pence outlines ambitious goal of returning to the moon by 2024.

US Vice President Outlines Ambitious Return to the Moon

Vice President Mike Pence has called on NASA to accelerate its human spaceflight efforts with the aim of returning to the Moon by 2024....
NASA confirm plans for first all-female spacewalk have been abandoned.

Spacesuit Availability Issues See NASA Abandon First All-Female Spacewalk Attempt

NASA officials have confirmed that plans for the first all-female spacewalk have been abandoned. Despite the disappointing circumstances, the March 29 spacewalk will proceed...
NASA has secured its first partner for the Gateway Lunar Outpost, Canada.

Canada Make 24-year Commitment to NASA Gateway Lunar Outpost

NASA has secured its first international partner for an ambitious lunar-orbit space station. Canada has made a 24-year commitment to the agency’s Gateway Lunar...
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has expressed the agency's desire to return to the moon as soon as possible.

NASA Aims to Return to the Moon This Year

NASA has revealed an ambitious plan to return to the moon this year with help from commercial partners. The announcement came during a briefing at...
NASA plans to map the sky with the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx).

NASA Plans to Explore Millions of Galaxies with SPHEREx Spacecraft

NASA has announced a new mission that will attempt to map the sky in order to survey millions of galaxies. The agency hopes data...
NASA has official announced they will stop recovery efforts to revive the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Opportunity

NASA Officially Say Goodbye to Mars Opportunity Rover

During a briefing at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, agency officials announced that the Mars Exploration Rover, Opportunity has officially gone silent. The...
Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander is set to be launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 this month.

Israel’s First Mission to the Moon to be Launched Aboard a Falcon 9

Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander is set to be launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket later this month. If successful, the mission will be...
The European Space Agency (ESA) has revealed the name of their ExoMars rover as Rosalind Franklin.

ESA Name Mars Rover After British Chemist Rosalind Franklin

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that its ExoMars rover will be named in honour of British chemist Rosalind Franklin. Once on the...
China's Yutu 2 Chang'e 4 rover has been deployed to the lunar surface on the far side of the moon.

China Deploy Chang’e 4 Yutu 2 Rover to Lunar Surface

After a successful soft landing on the far side of the moon, China has deployed the Chang’e 4 rover to the lunar surface. The 1.5-meter-long...

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Omega to release a second Apollo 11 Speedmaster, this time in steel to commemorative the mission 50th anniversary.

Omega Release a Second Commemorative Apollo 11 Speedmaster

Luxury Swiss watchmaker, Omega has released a second limited-edition Speedmaster to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. The first comparative Speedmaster, which was...
SpaceX recorded an estimated $2 billion in revenue in 2018.

SpaceX Lead the Market with $2 Billion in Revenue Last Year

SpaceX earned an estimated $2 billion in 2018 according to US investment bank, Jefferies. The amount saw the California-based launch provider surpass industry stalwarts...

LandSpace Completes Hot Fire Test of Groundbreaking TQ-12 Methalox Engine

Private Chinese launch provider, LandSpace has completed a hot fire test of an 80-ton liquid methane-liquid oxygen (methalox) rocket engine. The Tianque-12 (TQ-12) rocket...
SpaceX sues the US federal government again.

SpaceX has Filed Another Lawsuit Against the Federal Government

Court documents have revealed that SpaceX has filed a lawsuit against the United States federal government relating to a launch services bid. The court filing...
China launch BeiDou 2 G8 satellite aboard Long March 3C.

China Launch BeiDou 2 G8 Navigation Satellite Aboard Long March 3C

China has successfully launched the BeiDou 2 G8 navigation satellite aboard a Long March 3C rocket. The three-stage Long March 3C was launched from the...