Satellites can short-out if they encounter a surge of radiation in Earth orbit and a new study of the Van Allen belts' shape could help better protect them from this highly-charged environment.
A VR camera will be installed in the International Space Station's Cupola to give Earth a privileged view from orbit. Continue reading →
Exploding in the news of late is the Kepler telescope's spotting of something strange and, so far, unexplained orbiting a nearby star. DNews separates fact from speculation.
A team of engineers has been at work for the past three years to develop a space cleanup satellite. The intent is to eliminate threatening, human-made orbital debris.
Exploring interstellar space would require a paradigm change in our way of thinking.
Ground control teams hope to get confirmation early Monday that an experimental spacecraft successfully deployed its solar sail, a key milestone to prepare for an operational mission next year.
The NASA payload aims to test how the space environment affects certain materials.
Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024.
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