Iridium Communications says its 10 new satellites launched from California during the weekend are functioning normally.
The payload module of MetOp-C, Europe's latest weather satellite, is in place at ESA's technical centre in the Netherlands for rigorous testing in space-like conditions.
Physics students from the University of Leicester have captured breathtaking images of the Earth's stratosphere using a high altitude weather balloon.
An Ariane 5 lifted off this evening to deliver two telecom satellites, Star One-D1 and JCSat-15, into their planned orbits.
A perfect satellite test set-up inside ESA's vast Large Space Simulator chamber – the only thing missing is a satellite.
A massive fireball and explosion erupted Thursday at SpaceX's main launch pad, destroying a rocket as well as a satellite that Facebook was counting on to spread internet service in Africa.
With less than two weeks until the launch of ExoMars 2016, preparations are proceeding well and the spacecraft composite has now been encapsulated within the launcher fairing at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
A rocket carrying a U.S. national defense payload was successfully launched from California before dawn Wednesday, the Air Force said.
The blackness of space. There isn't much visible light in space - but there are numerous other wavelengths of light and scientists want to know what's out there and where it comes from.
An Ariane 5 has lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana and delivered two telecom satellites into their planned orbits.