A Chinese spacecraft service module has entered orbit around the moon, months after being used in the country's landmark test flight that sent a prototype sample-return capsule on a flight around the moon.
With the recent dust-ups between the United States and Russia putting the spotlight on the two countries' International Space Station (ISS) arrangements, DNews Space Producer Ian O'Neill ponders an intriguing question: Who owns the ISS?
Fasten your seat belt and buckle your eyeballs -- 2015 should be a wild ride in space. We'll see Pluto up close for the first time EVER, zoom through the Kuiper Belt, and maybe even see black holes in detail. Ian O'Neill has his top space stories.
As 2014 draws to a close and we look forward to another 12 months of incredible astronomical discoveries, physics revelations, space flight advances and solar system exploration, we turned to our readers to find out what YOUR top space story was for the year.
SpaceX will apparently attempt something truly epic during next week's cargo launch to the International Space Station.
Follow the historic test flight of NASA Orion spacecraft in these photos.
NASA engineers think they have figured out a better way to both navigate and communicate far out in deep space.
The orbiting Rosetta spacecraft photographed the path of the Philae lander as it descended, bounced and drifted into a ditch. Continue reading →
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