Exploration

Mars Opportunity rover enters ow-power mode after being engulfed by massive dust storm.

NASA’s Curiosity and Opportunity Rovers Brace for Massive Dust Storm

A massive dust storm has swept across the surface of Mars. As NASA loses its link with the long-lived Opportunity rover, Curiosity is tasked...
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has begun to test soil sample again for the first time in over a year.

Mars Curiosity Rover Resumes Soil Testing

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has begun testing soil samples again. It’s the first time the rover has received a fresh sample into its mineralogy...
Astronomers have discovered a rare neutron star (E0102) 200,000 light years from Earth.

Stunning Composite Image of Rare Neutron Star (E0102)

Using data gathered from a number of ground and orbiting observatories, astronomers have discovered a rare type of neutron star. Referred to as 1E...
Mars Curiosity Rover successfully drills hole for the first time since October 2016.

Mars Curiosity Rover Has Begun Drilling Again

The Mars Curiosity Rover has begun to again drill into the surface of the red planet. Following months of testing a new drilling process,...
Taken a journey through the cosmos with the spectacular In Saturn's Rings.

In Saturn’s Rings is a Beautiful Journey Through the Cosmos

Released earlier this month, In Saturn’s Rings is a 42-minute movie created by exclusively using real photographs captured by NASA spacecraft. The result is...
China's Chang'e-4 lunar mission will attempt to grow potato and Arabidopsis plants and hatch silkworm eggs.

China to Hatch Silkworms on the Far Side of the Moon

China’s Chang'e-4 lunar mission will attempt the first soft-landing on the far side of the moon. The lander will carry a biosphere science payload...
Amazing images of cyclonic superstorm have been captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft.

NASA’s Juno Jupiter Mission Snaps Images of Terrifying Cyclonic Superstorm

A NASA exploratory spacecraft sent to Jupiter in 2016 has captured breathtaking images of the cyclones that characterise the giant planet’s Northern pole. The...
NASA's TESS exoplanet hunter has arrived at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida safely.

NASA’s TESS Satellite Arrives in Florida as Launch is Pushed Back

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has arrived safely at Kennedy Space Center's Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility (PHSF) in Florida. TESS arrived at Kennedy...
NASA will return a silver of the Red Planet back to Mars aboard the Mars 2020 rover.

Mars 2020 Rover to Return a Sliver of the Red Planet

A sliver of Mars brought to Earth by a meteorite will be returned to the Red Planet aboard NASA’s Mars 2020 rover mission. The...
New Horizons has breaks it's own record just two hours later snapping images of Kuiper Belt objects 2012 HZ84 and 2012 HE85.

Record-Breaking Kuiper Belt Images Snapped by New Horizons

The New Horizons spacecraft made history in December last year snapping images of objects farther from Earth than ever before. Although the NASA spacecraft...

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Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev complete almost 8-hour spacewalk to inspect the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft.

Russian Cosmonauts Tear into Soyuz MS-09 Spacecraft During Spacewalk

During an almost 8-hour spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts used a knife and shears to inspect the damaged Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft. The inspection comes ahead of...
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...
China has successfully launched their historic Chang’e-4 lunar mission to the far side of the moon.

China Launch Mission to Far Side of the Moon

China successfully launched a landmark lunar mission over the weekend. The Chang’e-4 lander will attempt the world’s first soft landing on the far side...
China launch their 35th orbital mission of 2018 deploying the SaudiSat-5A and 5B satellites and several microsatellites.

China Launch Saudi Earth Observation Satellites

China has launched two Earth observation satellites for Saudi Arabia. The launch was China’s 35th of 2018 with the 36th currently scheduled to liftoff...
SpaceX CEO shared videos of the Falcon 9 CRS-16 mishap on Twitter.

Musk Shares CRS-16 Booster Mishap Footage

Following yesterday’s launch of the 16th SpaceX ISS resupply mission, a Block 5 Falcon 9 booster took an unexpected swim. SpaceX had planned for...