Exploration

Following its launch in 1977, the Voyager 1 spacecraft has spent 40 years of exploring the universe and it's still going.

Voyager 1 Celebrates 40 Years Exploring The Universe

At a distance of 13 billion miles from Earth, Voyager 1 is celebrating 40 years of service. The spacecraft, which is on a mission...
A dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1 located 40 light years away from Earth could hold the building blocks of life.

Planets Orbiting TRAPPIST-1 Could Offer The Building Blocks For Life

A study recently published in The Astronomical Journal explored the possibility that one or more Earth-sized planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1 may have had a sustained...
NASA plans to send robotic system to Mars to collect samples that will then be sent back to earth.

NASA Proposes Elaborate Mars Sample Return System

NASA has announced a proposal to launch a robotic mission to Mars to collect an array of samples that would then be returned to...
The spacecraft Cassini is set for its last days exploring Saturn.

Cassini Gears Up For Smashing Conclusion

In 2004 the Cassini spacecraft began its mission orbiting Saturn. The spacecraft has amassed a number of discoveries including finding jets of water erupting...

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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...