Boeing’s Phantom Express will disrupt the satellite launch process

Boeing's Phantom Express will disrupt the satellite launch process

U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Boeing are collaborating to design, build and test a technology demonstration vehicle… Read More »

UAE’s ambitious plan to build a new city – on Mars

UAE's ambitious plan to build a new city - on Mars

The project, to be named “Mars 2117”, integrates a vision to create a mini-city and community on Mars involving international… Read More »

SpaceX shuffles launch schedule for Falcon 9

SpaceX shuffles launch schedule for Falcon 9

Credit: U.S. Air Force SpaceX has shuffled the schedule of upcoming Falcon 9 launches from Launch Complex 39A in Florida…. Read More »

NASA study paving way for human travel to Mars

NASA study paving way for human travel to Mars

Six carefully selected scientists will spend the next eight months living inside a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano… Read More »

International teams eye Google’s 20 million prize in race to the moon 

International teams eye Google's 20 million prize in race to the moon 

At least a dozen teams are racing to win Google Inc.’s US$20 million (RM75.6 million) prize for getting to the… Read More »

Falcon 9 fails on launch to Space Station

Falcon 9 fails on launch to Space Station

A SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle broke up shortly after launch from Cape Canaveral to the International Space Station Sunday… Read More »

X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle successfully completes 3rd Flight

X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle successfully completes 3rd Flight

The Boeing X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) successfully de-orbited and landed on Oct. 17 at Vandenberg Air Force Base at… Read More »

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo logs 54th test flight

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo logs 54th test flight

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, the futuristic rocket plane expected to carry hundreds of tourists to suborbital space, completed an unpowered test… Read More »

US team breaks Guinness World Record for highest paper airplane flight

US team breaks Guinness World Record for highest paper airplane flight

For most people, paper airplanes are something you launched across school classrooms as a kid. A team of US Air… Read More »

FAA issues recommendations as commercial space travel approaches

FAA issues recommendations as commercial space travel approaches

NASA isn’t the only federal player in space travel anymore. As commercial space travel gets closer to reality, the Federal… Read More »

Northrop unveils XS-1 spaceplane design for US defence research agency

Northrop unveils XS-1 spaceplane design for US defence research agency

Northrop Grumman has unveiled its vertical-launch, horizontal-landing reusable booster design for the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (Darpa) XS-1 experimental… Read More »

Boeing Commercial Crew spacecraft completes critical design and safety reviews

Boeing Commercial Crew spacecraft completes critical design and safety reviews

Boeing said it completed the Phase Two Spacecraft Safety Review of its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft and the Critical… Read More »

Dream Chaser lifting body space vehicle will start new series of flight tests

Dream Chaser lifting body space vehicle will start new series of flight tests

Sierra Nevada Space Systems is readying the refurbished engineering test article (ETA) version of its Dream Chaser lifting body vehicle… Read More »

Europe’s Rosetta mission becomes the first spacecraft in history to rendezvous with a comet

Europe’s Rosetta mission becomes the first spacecraft in history to rendezvous with a comet

After 10 years spent traveling more than 6 billion km through space, Europe’s Rosetta mission has arrived at its destination… Read More »

One Silicon Valley venture capitalist spent 10 years looking for a suitable space startup

One Silicon Valley venture capitalist spent 10 years looking for a suitable space startup

Steve Jurvetson, one of the most successful venture capitalists on Sand Hill Road – the Wall Street of Silicon Valley… Read More »

US Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin contract to improve the way objects are tracked in space

US Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin contract to improve the way objects are tracked in space

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $914 million contract to improve the way objects are tracked in… Read More »

NASA’s LADEE spacecraft impacted the surface of the moon

NASA's LADEE spacecraft impacted the surface of the moon

Ground controllers at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., have confirmed that NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment… Read More »

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope discovers the first Earth-size planet

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope discovers the first Earth-size planet

Using NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the “habitable zone” —… Read More »

US intelligence community supports the sale of higher resolution images by DigitalGlobe

US intelligence community supports the sale of higher resolution images by DigitalGlobe

The U.S. intelligence community has thrown its support behind a bid by commercial space imagery provider DigitalGlobe Inc to sell… Read More »

NASA team will build the first US mission to collect samples from an asteroid in 2018

NASA team will build the first US mission to collect samples from an asteroid in 2018

NASA’s team that will conduct the first U.S. mission to collect samples from an asteroid has been given the go-ahead… Read More »

New Boeing F-15E can deploy microsatellites into space

New Boeing F-15E can deploy microsatellites into space

A modified Boeing F-15E is a new satellite launch vehicle concept designed by Phantom Works Advanced Space Exploration for the… Read More »

Thai satellite images of 300 objects in the Indian Ocean could be another lead in the search for flight MH370

Thai satellite images of 300 objects in the Indian Ocean could be another lead in the search for flight MH370

Thai satellite images of more than 300 objects in the southern Indian Ocean produced another lead in the search for… Read More »

Satellite data confirms Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 crashed in the Indian Ocean

Satellite data confirms Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 crashed in the Indian Ocean

Satellite data that confirmed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 crashed in the Indian Ocean included a final electronic signal that is… Read More »