CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts had to take extra safety precautions Saturday after possibly getting toxic ammonia on their suits from the International Space Station's...
BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says it is signing a 86 million-euro ($102 million) contract with a Swiss start-up company to bring a large piece of orbital trash back to Earth.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A spacewalking astronaut added to the millions of pieces of junk orbiting the Earth on Friday, losing a small mirror on his sleeve as soon as he emerged from the...
TOKYO (AP) — Japan launched its new space defense unit Monday to monitor and counter threats to the country's satellites.
The Space Operations Squadron, part of Japan’s Air Self-Defense...
LONDON (AP) — It turns out the consequences of Brexit may not be confined to Earth.
The British government said Thursday that the U.K. may get less warning of falling space debris if the country leaves the bloc without a divorce agreement.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras Thursday for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months.
The International Space Station's commander, Drew Feustel, and Ricky Arnold completed the job after struggling with a balky shield for protection against space debris. They accomplished everything, but a small item managed to slip away.
Feustel accidentally let go of a long, twisty wire tie as he secured one last piece of equipment, and it floated off into space.
BERLIN (AP) — Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications.
More than 750,000 fragments larger than a centimeter are already thought to orbit Earth, and each one could badly damage or even destroy a satellite.