Space exploration
The United Arab Emirates has unveiled plans to send a spaceship to explore the galaxy’s main asteroid belt, the latest space project by the oil-rich nation after it launched the successful Hope spacecraft to Mars in 2020.
Saudi Arabia’s first astronauts in decades are headed to the International Space Station on a chartered multimillion-dollar flight.
Saudi Arabia’s first astronauts in decades are headed to the International Space Station on a chartered multimillion-dollar flight.
A Russian spacecraft has safely returned to Earth without a crew months after suffering a coolant leak in orbit.
Four space station astronauts are back on Earth after a quick SpaceX flight home. Their capsule splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida coast late Saturday.
SpaceX has launched four astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA. The crew includes the first person from the Arab world going up for a monthslong stay.
Russia will postpone the launch of an empty space capsule to the International Space Station pending further investigation of a coolant leak on a supply ship docked to the station.
The Russian space corporation and NASA say a coolant leak has occurred on an uncrewed Russian supply ship docked at the International Space Station.
China’s orbiting space station crew has completed their first spacewalk of their six-month mission. Several more spacewalks are planned, demonstrating how such activities have become routine for Chinese astronauts.
The first Native American woman in space has ventured out on her first spacewalk. NASA astronaut Nicole Mann was joined Friday by Japan’s Koichi Wakata, another first-time spacewalker.
Russia will send up a new capsule next month to bring back three space station astronauts whose original ride home was damaged.
The crew of the International Space Station is inspecting an attached Russian space capsule that may have been damaged by a micrometeorite.
NASA and Russia’s space agency canceled a spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts just as they were preparing to exit the International Space Station.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s only cosmonaut, Gen. Miroslaw Hermaszewski, who circled the Earth in a Soviet spacecraft in 1978, has died. He was 81.
The head of American military operations in space says the U.S. is closely monitoring Chinese activities that pose a potential risk to its assets in space.
NASA’s Orion capsule is on its way home from the moon to wrap up a three-week test flight. The capsule and its test dummies came within 80 miles of the far side of the moon Monday.
Three Chinese astronauts have landed in a northern desert after six months working to complete construction of the Tiangong station, a symbol of the country’s ambitious space program.
Three Chinese astronauts have docked with their country’s space station where they will overlap for several days with the three-member crew already onboard and expand the facility to its maximum size.
NASA is canceling a planned satellite that was going to intensely monitor greenhouse gases over the Americas because it got too costly and complicated.
The government says a rocket carrying three astronauts to finish construction of China’s space station will blast off Tuesday.
The European Space Agency has made history by selecting an amputee who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident to be among its newest batch of astronauts — one step toward its pioneering ambition to send someone with a physical disability into space.John McFall, a 41-year-old Briton who lost his right
NASA’s Orion capsule has reached the moon, whipping around the far side and passing within about 80 miles.
NASA’s new Webb Space Telescope is finding bright, early galaxies that until now have been hidden from view.
A space capsule is hurtling toward the moon for the first time in 50 years. The spacecraft with three test dummies aboard launched on top of NASA’s new moon rocket early Wednesday.
NASA is making another attempt to launch its new moon rocket on its first test flight. The 322-foot rocket will attempt to send an empty crew capsule into a far-flung lunar orbit.
NASA is counting down to this week’s planned liftoff of its new moon rocket after an evaluation of hurricane damage.
An unmanned U.S. military space plane has landed after spending a record 908 days in orbit for its sixth mission and conducting science experiments.
Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly has won his bid for reelection in the crucial swing state of Arizona. Kelly defeated Republican venture capitalist Blake Masters on Friday to put his party one seat away from clinching control of the Senate.
A satellite intended to improve weather forecasting and an experimental inflatable heat shield to protect spacecraft entering atmospheres have been launched into space from California.
NASA’s moon rocket is back on the pad for another launch attempt, following more repairs. The 322-foot rocket departed its Florida hangar in the middle of the night and completed the 4-mile trip shortly after sunrise Friday.