Astronauts hoping to sip drinks in style may soon have an open-top cocktail glass to look forward to.
A new laser link with the International Space Station could do what optical fiber has done for internet access on Earth -- by turning orbital communications from painfully slow dial-up to blazing-fast broadband. Continue reading
SpaceX will apparently attempt something truly epic during next week's cargo launch to the International Space Station.
A new project aims to turn interstellar navigation into an invaluable asset for the future of spaceflight and a useful educational tool.
NASA engineers think they have figured out a better way to both navigate and communicate far out in deep space.
Scientists tested a scaled-down version of the external occulter in the Nevada desert.
The orbiting Rosetta spacecraft photographed the path of the Philae lander as it descended, bounced and drifted into a ditch. Continue reading →
Robotic systems inspired by elephant trunks, octopus arms and other structures found in nature could have a variety of space applications.
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