• By Space   -   Jun 24, 2018

    BLUE ORIGIN PLANS TO START SELLING SUBORBITAL SPACEFLIGHT TICKETS NEXT YEAR

    Blue Origin expects to start flying people on its New Shepard suborbital vehicle "soon" and start selling tickets for commercial flights...

  • By Space   -   Jun 24, 2018

    SPACEX WINS $130 MILLION MILITARY LAUNCH CONTRACT FOR FALCON HEAVY ROCKET

    Falcon Heavy's military contract win is for AFSPC-52, a classified mission projected to launch in late Fiscal Year 2020.

  • By Space   -   Jun 24, 2018

    WHAT 40 YEARS OF 'SPACE INVADERS' SAYS ABOUT THE 1970S - AND TODAY

    The "Space Invaders" arcade video game, celebrating its 40th anniversary, is an iconic piece of software, credited as one of the earliest...

  • By Space   -   Jun 23, 2018

    PHYSICISTS JUST FOUND THE LAST MISSING PROTONS AND NEUTRONS IN THE UNIVERSE

    The universe's missing baryons have been found, and they're floating between the stars in the form of superhot oxygen.

  • By Space   -   Jun 23, 2018

    MARS HAD A SERIOUSLY CRAZY VOLCANIC PAST, NEW STUDY OF 'UFO' ROCKS REVEALS

    Bizarre rock formation known as Medusae Fossae weren't created by UFOs crash-landing, but rather by massive volcanism on the Red Planet.

  • By Space   -   Jun 23, 2018

    WATCH THE MOON SWING BY JUPITER TONIGHT!

    On Saturday evening, should local weather conditions permit, you'll be able to enjoy a view of a waxing gibbous moon hovering near...

  • By Space   -   Jun 23, 2018

    TRACKING SYSTEM GLITCH DELAYS ROCKET LAB'S 1ST COMMERCIAL ELECTRON LAUNCH

    The private spaceflight company Rocket Lab called off the commercial launch debut of Electron rocket in New Zealand early Saturday...

  • By Space   -   Jun 23, 2018

    HOW FAST IS EARTH MOVING?

    Earth moves at a fantastic rate of speed on its axis, around the sun and across the universe.

  • By Space   -   Jun 23, 2018

    STAR WARS 'ANTHOLOGY' FILMS PUT ON HOLD - REPORT

    A report says Lucasfilm is scuttling plans for its Star Wars "anthology" stories.

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    NASA ASTRONAUT JEANETTE EPPS SPEAKS ABOUT HER PUZZLING REMOVAL FROM SPACE MISSION

    NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps still doesn't know why she was removed from her first assignment to go to space.

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    NATIONAL SPACE COUNCIL'S 'THINK TANK' STARTS WORK

    An advisory group dubbed the "think tank" for the National Space Council formally kicked off its work June 19 with a broad but vague...

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    SPACE FORCE: PENTAGON NAVIGATES WAY AHEAD AND AWAITS DIRECTION FROM CONGRESS

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will turn to his own policy advisers for options that he could present to the president.

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    MARS WILL SOON 'REVERSE ITS COURSE' IN THE SKY

    Mars continues to approach Earth as the Red Planet grows steadily brighter, but on June 28, it will halt its normal eastward motion...

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    'IT'S BUSINESS TIME!' WATCH ROCKET LAB'S 1ST COMMERCIAL ELECTRON LAUNCH TONIGHT

    The U.S. spaceflight startup Rocket Lab will attempt the first commercial launch of its new Electron rocket today , and you can watch...

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    GOOGLE DOODLE HONORS SCIENCE FICTION AUTHOR OCTAVIA E. BUTLER

    Google honored the legacy of famed science fiction author Octavia E. Butler with her own Google Doodle today , which would have been...

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  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    WHERE DOES TRUMP'S 'SPACE FORCE' FIT IN THE INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT ON PEACEFUL USE OF SPACE?

    Overnight US President Donald Trump announced the establishment of a "Space Force" as a separate force of the US military.

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    1ST SATELLITE BUILT TO HARPOON SPACE JUNK FOR DISPOSAL BEGINS TEST FLIGHT

    The first spacecraft to demonstrate active space debris-removal technologies - such as a harpoon, a net and a drag sail - in orbit...

  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    CHINA APPEARS TO BE PREPARING TO DEORBIT ITS TIANGONG-2 SPACE LAB

    China has lowered the orbit of its Tiangong-2 space lab, likely in preparation for deorbiting the orbital facility and thus averting...

  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    SALLY RIDE'S LEGACY: ENCOURAGING YOUNG WOMEN TO EMBRACE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

    On June 18, 1983, 35 years ago, Sally Ride became the first American woman to launch into space, riding the Space Shuttle STS-7 flight...

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  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    EINSTEIN WAS RIGHT! SCIENTISTS CONFIRM GENERAL RELATIVITY WORKS WITH DISTANT GALAXY

    A new study validates Einstein's theory of general relativity in a distant galaxy for the first time.