Some in Parliament are advocating for a British spaceport, but if the country wants to compete in the satellite-launch market, it will have some catching up to do.
A once-thriving hub of rocket launches at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is ready for its second life.
The Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 team says that technology is not advanced enough to analyze all of the images from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer mission. They need the human eye.
Scientists have seen signs of 'pre-biotic compounds' on the nearby dwarf planet Ceres, teasing the possibility of life.
Move over SpaceX. The United Arab Emirates has plans for a large Martian settlement, too.
Several decades of thrift and perseverance are paying off for the country's space agency.
A proposed lander would be the first on-site mission tasked with searching for life since the 1970s.
As concerns grow about 'space junk,' a Japanese team tested a device meant to fish debris out of Earth's orbit. But their 700-meter long tether failed to deploy.
SpaceX is on the verge of realizing its dream of reusable rocketry, but space is hard, and the economics of space is no exception.
Government inspectors want SpaceX to replace a 'crack-prone' component of its rocket engines before it begins launching people into space. Tragic experience has led to a very high bar for safety measures.
Houston-based Axiom Space is raising money to build the commercial successor to the ISS, which is due to retire between 2024 and 2028.
Methane could account for the previously unexplained warming of early Mars, which has ramifications for where scientists search for life in the universe.
Boeing's next generation spacesuit features numerous improvements to safety and comfort, bringing astronautics into the 21st-century.