Exploration

The OTIS section of the James Webb Space Telescope has arrived at the Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems facility safely.

James Webb’s OTIS Module Arrives at Northrop Grumman’s Space Park

The two main components of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope are now safely at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Redondo Beach, California. The optical...

NASA Confirm Identity of Lost Satellite Discovered by Amateur Astronomer

NASA has confirmed that they have acquired contact with the Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) satellite. The satellite was found by an amateur...
NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle have complete the first spacewalk of 2018.

NASA Astronauts Complete First Spacewalk of 2018

Two NASA flight engineers have successfully completed the first spacewalk of 2018 aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The 206th spacewalk in the history...
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Unmissable Missions Planned for 2018

With January set to host the launch of the most powerful rocket in the world, the Falcon Heavy, 2018 is certainly shaping up to...
NASA plan to launch a probe to NASA Reveals 2069 Interstellar Mission to Alpha Centauri by 2069.

NASA Reveals 2069 Interstellar Mission to Alpha Centauri

NASA has revealed plans to send a probe to Alpha Centauri by 2069. The announcement was made at the 2017 American Geophysical Union conference...
ispace have secured over $90 million in Series A funding for their lunar lander.

ispace Raise $90 Million for Two Lunar Exploration Missions

In their latest round of funding, Japanese lunar exploration startup, ispace, inc. has raised $90.2 million in Series A funding. The figure is not...
Following an interview with Boeing CEO, Dennis Muilenburg on CNBC, Elon Musk challenges him to a race to Mars.

UPDATED: Elon Musk Challenges Boeing CEO to Mars Race

Late Thursday evening, Elon Musk challenged Boeing CEO, Dennis Muilenburg to a race to the Red Planet. Responding to a Fortune Tech Twitter post...
After 37 years of sitting dormant, trajectory thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft have fired successfully.

Voyager 1 Thrusters Fire Successfully After 37 Years

Almost four decades after they were last used, trajectory thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft have been fired up successfully. This amazing feat of...
An international research team has discovered an ideal location for a lunar base.

Ideal Location for a Lunar Base Discovered

Japan’s Selenological and Engineering Explorer (SELENE) probe has discovered a huge underground cave on the surface of the moon. The discovery was made by...
NASA to provide a scientific instrument to the Japanese-led Mars Moon eXploration (MMX) mission.

NASA to Assist Japanese-led MMX Sample Return Mission to Mars

Agency officials have confirmed that NASA will assist with the Japanese-led sample return Mars Moon eXploration (MMX) mission. Set to be launched in 2024,...

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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...