NASA will create colorful artificial clouds in the sky in order to study the Earth's ionosphere. They will launch canisters filled with vapor and chemicals that are expected to react when they come in contact with sunlight.
SpaceX will launch the fifth Orbital Test Vehicle instead of ULA. This will be the first time USAF will use a SpaceX rocket to launch their miniature spaceplane.
SpaceX released a video showing the static test of a booster for Falcon Heavy. The company claims that the Falcon Heavy mega rocket is the biggest ever built.
SpaceX confirmed that the mission to Mars was moved to 2020 instead of the original target 2018 launch. The Red Dragon mission will test the new SpaceX landing technology.
NASA scientists are exploring the use of pressure-sensitive paints to help experts identify the pressure points in a rocket during launch.
Is the planet prepared for an asteroid or comet impact? A NASA scientists say there's nothing anyone can do if it does happen unless the agency builds a comet and asteroid rocket that can be built and flown in a span of one year.
After completing the final milestone required for launch on December 12, startup Rocket Lab announced that its small satellite launch vehicle, Electron, is ready to commence test flights by 2017.
SpaceX's mid-December "Return to Flight" was postponed to January 2017. The company faced suspension after a Falcon 9 rocket exploded in Cape Canaveral on Sept. 1. With the recent development, financial experts now ask whether or not the company is still profitable due to the mishap.
Japan recently launched a “space junk” collector made of fishing net. The spacecraft will collect millions of trash left by satellites and rockets in space.
SpaceX will release its final report about the investigations on the Falcon 9 explosion last September. And while waiting for that to happen, Iridium, a SpaceX client announced that it will be launching a rocket into space aboard a SpaceX rocket.
ULA just released a web tool that will enable consumers to calculate how much they can save when choosing a ULA rocket for their payload to space.
Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) will give its preliminary investigations report to the federal authorities to identify the cause of the Sept. 1 explosion at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base launch pad.
NASA is preparing for the Space Launch System’s (SLS) big test series. A test version of the rocket’s powerful propulsion system was installed at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center to begin hardware tests.
China’s Long March-5 rocket has recently made its maiden voyage into near-Earth orbit. According to scientists, this rocket alone is powerful enough to land people on the moon.