Every feature on Mars that's named for an engineer or technician has a back story, including the McClure-Beverlin Escarpment. Continue reading →
It's been just over 50 years since NASA launched its last passive communications satellite. Continue reading →
The world's newest satellite launch site is off to a busy start, with 16 spacecraft put into orbit within a week -- and no rocket required.
Japanese space scientists are set to trial a tether they hope will help pull junk out of orbit around Earth, clearing up tonnes of planetary clutter.
A Silicon Valley startup is turning its technical acumen and passion for space into an innovative venture that uses a fleet of relatively inexpensive, tiny satellites to take non-stop pictures of Earth.
When exploring an alien planet, it helps if you have a buddy watching your back. And once again, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has proven why it's rover Curiosity's BFF.
On Monday, Space Exploration Technologies kicked off what it expects to be a very busy year with a successful rocket launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Continue reading →
There's a satellite that's been traveling for nearly a decade in outer space, and it's about to land on a comet! In this week's Space news, Trace explains how this amazing feat of engineering is going to be pulled off.
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