Japan on Thursday successfully launched a replacement spy satellite, its aerospace agency said, as an existing device comes to the end of its working life.
Europe is all set to launch the seventh and eighth satellites for its navigation constellation that will ultimately consist of 30 orbiters, operators said on Wednesday.
An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut will leave Earth this week and move into the International Space Station for an entire year, all in the name of science.
One of the four Cluster satellites has shifted its orbit to ensure a safe reentry when the time comes, as well as providing a rare opportunity to study how a satellite's exhaust plume interacts with the solar ...
NASA says the Opportunity rover has passed the marathon mark for driving on Mars.
Ah asteroids, those dinosaur-killing, Scrooge-McDuck-moneybins from heaven.
India's famously frugal Mars mission has been extended by around six months thanks to a surplus of fuel on board the spacecraft, the country's space agency said Tuesday.
On July 14, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will fly past Pluto, offering the first close-up look at that small, distant world and its largest moon, Charon. These denizens of the outer solar system will be ...
As NASA astronaut Scott Kelly launches for the International Space Station Friday, March 27, Northwestern University scientists will be watching with more than a passing interest. Scott Kelly is half of their ...
Russia officials say they will resume space tourism in 2018 after years of sending into space only professional cosmonauts and astronauts.
What's one thing astronaut Scott Kelly can't do without when he moves into space this week for a year? A belt.
The American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut about to embark on a one-year flight are similar in many ways: born in the 1960s, fathers of daughters, military backgrounds.
An American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut are moving into the International Space Station this week and staying for an entire year.
One of humanity's oldest technologies, the humble fishing net, may yet find a new role in space: bringing down dead satellites.
A solar eclipse is a rare event to witness first hand. A wag might add that once you've factored in the British weather they're rarer still, however observers in some areas of the UK managed to peer through ...