A heated battle that spread to federal courtrooms and the U.S. Congress ended on Tuesday with the U.S. Air Force clearing Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX to fly military and national security satellites.
A Russian-built rocket failed during a communications satellite launch over the weekend, dealing another blow to the nation's space program.
A previously undiscovered moon crater has been provisionally named after the famous US aviator Amelia Earhart.
The 20-year mission of a U.S. military weather satellite came to an abrupt end last month after a power system temperature spike and an apparent explosion.
If observations made by ESA's Mars Express are indicative of similar processes seen on Earth, these ancient Martian hills may also hide hidden deposits of ice.
SpaceX is gearing up to launch Discovr, which will keep an eye on both the weather in space and the goings on with our home planet.
Marsnet is coming...
Engineers have found a way to buy some time for the MESSENGER spacecraft, which was due to end its four-year mission in March with a suicidal plunge.
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