To save money and create a fleet of repairable and updatable satellites, DARPA's Phoenix project is going to send robots into outer space with the necessary equipment to build them.
The Moon is not a disco ball. But if it was, life on Earth would be a non. Stop. Party.
We think of Project Vanguard as America's first failed satellite launch attempt, but the program was much more than one public explosion.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft discovers an underground liquid ocean on Enceladus, one of Saturn’s moons.
Fly to the edge of the known Universe at something way, way, way beyond warp speed.
The ESA is sending a wearable joystick to the International Space Station to help astronauts control robots in microgravity.
The space shuttle was made up of four big pieces, but NASA's new Space Launch System is lots of tiny pieces that all get stacked together into one gigantic rocket.
New astronomical discovery determines that there is much more to the solar system’s edge than we knew, including a possible giant planet 10 times larger than Earth.
California’s Automated Planet Finder telescope automatically scans the skies each night, searching for new exoplanets.
We have the X-37B, and Europe's fighting back with the IXV, a lifting body orbiter that will launch in October.