Exploration

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...
NASA's Kepler Telescope has run out of fuel ending over 9 years of observations.

Kepler’s Watch has Come to an End

NASA’s Kepler telescope has run out of fuel and will be left to drift among the stars. The telescope has spent the last nine...
NASA's Parker Solar Probe has approached closer to the Sun than any spacecraft before it.

Parker Solar Probe Breaks Records

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has now travelled closer to our solar system’s star than any before it. Yet, that was not the only record...
OSIRIS REx completes AAM-1 burn.

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Completes First Asteroid Approach Burn

NASA officials have confirmed that their OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has completed the first of four Asteroid Approach Manoeuvres (AAM) on its way to the near-Earth...
Hayabusa2 rovers return amazing images from the surface of Ryugu.

MINERVA-II Rovers Return Images of Asteroid Surface 200 Million Miles Away

A pair of Japanese rovers deployed on the surface of the Ryugu asteroid late last week have returned the first images from the surface. The...
NASA engineers are hopeful that they will be able to revive the Mars Opportunity rover after global dust storm.

NASA Still Hope To Revive Mars Opportunity Rover

Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California are hopeful they can revive the Opportunity rover. JPL lost contact with the rover...
NASA InSight Lander has successfully checked in halfway through its journey to Mars.

NASA’s InSight Lander Checks In Halfway to Mars

Officials at NASA have confirmed that the InSight Mars Lander has travelled roughly half the distance on its way to the Red Planet. The Mars...
Hayabusa 2 spacecraft approaches to within 400 meters of the surface of the 162173 Ryugu asteroid on August 6.

Hayabusa 2 Prepares to Land on Distant Asteroid

Japan’s Hayabusa 2 has made its closest approach to the Ryugu asteroid yet after arriving in mid-June. The approach brought the spacecraft within less...
NASA has completed the first data downlink for their exoplanet hunter, TESS.

NASA Complete First TESS Data Downlink

NASA has successfully completed their first downlink from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). The data will be shared with hundreds of scientists who...

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The Fisher Space Pen company has released a commemorative Apollo 11 space pen.

Fisher Release $700 Commemorative Apollo 11 Pen

The Fisher Space Pen company has released a limited-edition pen to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon. Fisher...
Budweiser release a commemorative Apollo 11 Moon landing beer.

Budweiser Release Limited-Edition Commemorative Apollo 11 Beer

Budweiser has released a limited-edition beer to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. According to the company, the Discovery Reserve American Red...
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has suffered a catastrophic failure during testing.

Video: Crew Dragon Spacecraft Suffers Catastrophic Failure During Testing

A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has suffered a catastrophic failure that has reportedly “all but destroyed” the vehicle. The failure occurred during testing of...
The wreckage of Falcon Heavy core booster B1055 returns to port.

Wreckage of the Falcon Heavy Core that Toppled Over in Rough Seas Returns to...

The wreckage of the Falcon Heavy core booster that toppled over in rough seas last week has returned to port at Cape Canaveral. The...
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...