Exploration

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...
China has become the first country to successfully land on the far side of the moon. The country's Chang’e 4 lander touched down on the lunar surface earlier this morning.

China Touchdown on the Far Side of the Moon

After weeks of orbiting the Moon, China’s Chang’e 4 lander has successfully touched down on the lunar surface. The mission is the first in...
Voyager 2 has become only the second spacecraft to ever escape the Sun's heliosphere and enter interstellar space.

Voyager 2 Joins its Counterpart in Interstellar Space

NASA’s Voyager team has confirmed that Voyager 2 has become the second spacecraft to exit the Sun’s Heliosphere and enter interstellar space. Voyager 2...
NASA's Insight lander has begun to beam back its first images of the Martian surface.

InSight Beams Back its First View of Mars

NASA's InSight Mars lander made a textbook touchdown on the surface of the Red Planet yesterday. After a tense few minutes, operators back on...
NASA has selected the Jezero Crater as the landing site of their Mars 2020 rover.

NASA Selects Mars 2020 Landing Site

NASA has selected the Jezero Crater as the landing site for the much anticipated Mars 2020 rover mission. The announcement ends a five-year search...

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NASA has proposed a spacecraft that would be powered by a 1,700-square-meter solar sail.

NASA Propose 1,700-Square-Meter Solar Sail Mission

NASA has proposed a deep space mission that would utilise a 1,700-square-meter solar sail to power a spacecraft that would measure the Sun’s magnetic...
SNC to launch Dream Chaser aboard Vulcan Centaur.

Dream Chaser to Launch Aboard Vulcan Centaur

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has selected the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan Centaur to launch the company’s Dream Chaser spacecraft for six International Space...
NASA has cleared the BEAM expandable module to remain on the ISS through to 2028.

NASA Clear BEAM Module to Remain on Space Station Through 2028

An experimental expandable module added to the International Space Station three years ago has been cleared by NASA to remain docked to the station...
Blue Origin has filed a protest over what it calls a “flawed” Air Force launch procurement process.

Blue Origin File Protest Over Air Force Launch Services Procurement

Blue Origin has filed a "pre-award" protest with the US Government Accountability Office over what it calls is a "flawed" Air Force launch services...
The Linkspace RLV-T5 demonstrator performed a 300-meter launch and landing test.

Linkspace Perform 300-Meter RLV-T5 Launch and Landing Test

Chinese small launch vehicle startup Linkspace Aerospace Technology Group has performed its most ambitious launch and landing test to date. The RLV-T5 tech demonstrator...