NEW DELHI (AP) — Amid a new global space race, India is preparing to launch a second unmanned mission to the moon. Here is a timeline of its space program:
JAFFA, Israel (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed agreements with Israel officials to work on issues like space technology, agriculture, protecting water and...
Space company plans satellite launch from Alaska spaceport
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — An Arizona-based space technology company is planning to launch a microsatellite later this year at the spaceport on Alaska's Kodiak Island.
NASA’s new energy project boosts power in space; Kilopower under development with partners
An energy project that could make it possible for humans to live off Martian land now is underway at NASA.
That project, known as Kilopower, is developing and testing a nuclear power system, with a goal of providing a viable option for NASA officials to consider when choosing an "exploration surface system," officials said during a Thursday conference call.
African space programs are nothing new.
In 1964 Edward Mukuka Nkoloso, high school teacher and self-appointed director of Zambia’s national space program, had the bold ambition of beating the USA and the Soviet Union in the space race, and landing a Zambian on the Moon.
Using unconventional techniques, such as spinning students around a tree in an oil drum, Nkoloso trained 12 astronauts. He was unsuccessful, but in 2014 there was a film released inspired by his efforts.