Exploration

NASA's Deep Space Clock will pave the way for interplanetary travel.

NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock will Pave the Way for Interplanetary Travel

NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock is set to be launched aboard a Falcon Heavy later this month. The GPS-like instrument will allow spacecraft to...
NASA's OIG has suggested delaying the agency's Europa lander mission.

NASA OIG Report Recommends Delaying Europa Lander Mission

NASA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) has recommended that the agency delay a lander mission to one of Jupiter's moons. The current mission timetable...
NASA has named the agency's 2024 mission to the Moon Artemis.

NASA Names 2024 Crewed Moon Mission Artemis

NASA has revealed that the agency’s 2024 crewed mission to the moon is to be called Artemis. The announcement also revealed that the Artemis...
Blue Origin tease announcement with cryptic tweet.

Blue Origin Account Tweets Cryptic Announcement Teaser

Late last week, the official Blue Origin Twitter account tweeted a cryptic message that included an image of a sailing ship and a date,...
Christina Koch's 328-day stay aboard the International Space Station will break the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman

NASA Announce Record-Setting Extended ISS Stay for Christina Koch

NASA and the agency’s International Space Station (ISS) partners have announced a revised crew schedule that will see Christina Koch remain onboard the station...
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...

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The Chinese Tiangong-2 has been deorbited in a controlled re-entry.

China Deorbit Disused Tiangong-2 Space Station

China has successfully deorbited the Tiangong-2 space station after 1,036 days, 22 hours, 54 minutes and 56 seconds in orbit. The station was brought...
Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit is back on display at the Smithsonian.

Armstrong’s Apollo 11 Spacesuit is Back on Display at the Smithsonian

The spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore to take humankind's first steps on the surface of the Moon is back on display at the Smithsonian...
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has revealed the maiden SLS mission will slip to 2021.

NASA Administrator Casts Doubt on 2020 Maiden SLS Launch Date

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has admitted that the maiden launch of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is unlikely to occur before 2021....
SpaceX perform Starship Hopper static fire test that ended in a massive fireball.

SpaceX Perform Eventful Starship Hopper Static Fire Test

SpaceX performed a static fire test of the Starship Hopper vehicle at the company’s Boca Chica facility early this morning ahead of its first...
Apollo 11 Saturn V projected onto Washington Monument to celebrate 50th anniversary.

Washington Monument Transformed into Saturn V for Apollo 11 Anniversary

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11, a life-sized presentation of the Saturn V that carried Armstrong, Aldrin and...