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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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...