NASA chooses Astrobotic to launch VIPER rover to the moon as part of the Commercial Lunar Payload Services
VIPER is a solar-powered rover that will land on the moon sometime in 2023 and will stay there for a period of 100-Earth-days.
Researchers argue that the finding validates the role small spacecrafts can play in astrophysics and astronomy research.
US should be respectful, not mock the space agency it has relied on all these years: Roscosmos chief
Roscosmos has in recent years suffered a series of setbacks and corruption scandals, including in the construction of a new Cosmodrome in the country.
Researchers believe that the moon Titan had formed much closer to Saturn and has migrated outward to its current position.
As opposed to the standard 11-day encounters, the ongoing orbit is the longest fifth observation of the Parker Sun Probe, that started from 9 May 2020.
"The flash was so powerful that it lit up the stream like a Christmas tree — it was a cataclysmic event!" said Principal Investigator Andrew Fox from STScI.
Both asteroids are small fragments re-accumulated to form an aggregate body and may have formed from the same original shattered parent body.
As the global space economy undergoes a massive disruption, and space becomes increasingly entrepreneurial, India is faced with an important choice.
SANSA joins NASA to host a deep-space ground station, that will support human spaceflight missions to the Moon, Mars, beyond
This partnership comes almost half a century later after a tracking station was built by NASA in 1961 to track probes that were being sent beyond the earth's orbit.
This launch marked the first time a privately built and owned spacecraft carried NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.
NASA astronauts reach ISS, SpaceX's Elon Musk says its the 'first step on a journey toward a civilization on Mars'
It was the first time a privately built and owned spacecraft carried astronauts to the space station in its more than 20 years of existence.
SpaceX launched two Americans into orbit to ISS, a landmark mission that ended Russia's monopoly on flights there.
Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are on their way to the ISS and will dock automatically around 7.00 pm IST, 19 hours after the lift-off.
This mission is the final test flight and if it is successful, then NASA will certify SpaceX to continue to fly humans to space.
Superhero spacesuits: Elon Musk’s SpaceX astronaut suit is like a Tuxedo for the Starship Enterprise
What the SpaceX suits evoke most of all is James Bond’s tuxedo if it were redesigned by Tony Stark as an upgrade for James T. Kirk’s next big adventure.
SpaceX reaches for milestone in human spaceflight – a private company will launch NASA astronauts into orbit
Compared to an average space shuttle mission that cost US$1.6 billion, NASA is paying only $55 million per seat for SpaceX’s upcoming ISS flights.
A new era dawns in human spaceflight: SpaceX needs to get the rocket science right to launch the NASA astronauts
This launch will put SpaceX ahead of other commercial companies including Boeing’s Starliner and Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser.
NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are badass astronauts and dads: SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell
Both are former military pilots who rose to the rank of colonel — Behnken in the US Air Force, Hurley in the Marines — before joining NASA in 2000.
What do we know spacex’s astronaut suits and the vehicle they use to travel to the launchpad; launch on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST
Musk named his rocket after the “Star Wars” Millennium Falcon and the capsule's name comes from his jab at the doubters when he started SpaceX.
NASA planted the seeds for a commercial program, starting a competition for companies to send cargo to the International Space Station.