Exploration

NASA VIPER rover to search for water on the Moon’s surface.

NASA VIPER Rover to Map Lunar Ice Ahead of Crewed Artemis Missions

NASA is preparing to send a rover to the Moon’s South Pole to study the location and concentration of ice in the region. The...
NASA green light manufacturing of Lucy probe that will explore the Trojan Asteroids.

NASA Approves Manufacture of Lucy Probe Set to Explore Trojan Asteroids

NASA’s Lucy mission has successfully moved into the manufacturing stage after a successful Critical Design Review. The mission, which is expected to be launched...
Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will conduct the first all-female spacewalk on October 21.

NASA to Once Again Attempt First All-Female Spacewalk

NASA has announced that it will attempt the first all-female spacewalk on October 21. The attempt follows one early this year that had to...
Intuitive Machines select SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch Nova C mission to the Moon.

SpaceX Falcon 9 to Launch Intuitive Machines Moon Mission

Intuitive Machines has selected the SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch the company’s Nova C lunar lander to the surface of the Moon in 2021....
NASA will award the maiden Artemis Moon mission to the first company to complete a lunar lander.

NASA Sets Industry a Challenge to be the First to Produce Lunar Lander

In a call to industry seeking proposals for human lunar landing systems, NASA has announced that the first company to complete a lunar lander...
NASA has revealed the lunar Gateway space station logo.

NASA Releases Underwhelming Lunar Gateway Logo

NASA has revealed the logo for the agency’s lunar Gateway space station. The station is a key element of NASA’s Artemis program, the agency’s...
India has located failed lunar lander.

India Locate Failed Lunar Lander

An official from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has confirmed the failed Vikram lander has been found. Although the exact condition of the...
The Vikram lander has successfully separated from the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter in lunar orbit.

India Prepares to Touch Down on the Surface of the Moon

Early this morning, India's Vikram Moon lander successfully separated from the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter. The lander is expected to touch down on the lunar surface...
NASA releases new Artemis logo.

NASA Unveil New Lunar Program Logo

Earlier this year, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced that the agency’s new lunar program would be called Artemis. In Greek mythology, Artemis was the...
NASA to launch nuclear-powered robotic quadcopter to Titan.

NASA to Send Nuclear-Powered Robotic Quadcopter to Titan

NASA has announced that its next major planetary sciences mission will be Dragonfly, a nuclear-powered robotic quadcopter that will explore Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. “With...

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The White House has requested a 12% increase for the 2021 NASA budget.

White House Requests Largest NASA Budget Increase in Decades

The White House has proposed one of the largest NASA budget increases in decades. The budget increase provides substantial support for the agency’s Artemis...
A NASA investigation has recommended Boeing complete an Organisational Safety Assessment.

Boeing Safety Standards Questioned Following NASA Starliner Incident Review

An investigation launched following the anomalous Starliner Orbital Flight Test has called for an Organisational Safety Assessment of Boeing. The report specifically identified critical...
Arianespace launches 34 satellites aboard a Russian-made Soyuz rocket for OneWeb.

OneWeb Constellation Deployment Begins with the Launch of 34 Satellites

A year after deploying its first 6 satellites into orbit, OneWeb has added to its global internet constellation with the launch of 34 new...
NASA astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth after a record-breaking 328 days in space.

Record-Breaking Astronaut Christina Koch Returns to Earth

NASA astronaut Christina Koch has returned to Earth after shattering the record for the longest single spaceflight in history by a woman. Koch returned...
NASA has awarded the $80.4 million PACE mission to SpaceX.

SpaceX Win $80.4 million NASA Earth Science Mission

NASA has awarded the agency's $80.4 million Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission launch services contract to SpaceX. It is the fifth Earth...