In order to save for the upcoming Journey to Mars, NASA is crowd-sourcing for cheaper Mars vehicle concepts. The agency is calling out private commercial industries to propose new technologies that might help in making more affordable Martian vehicles.
SpaceX’s first manned mission to Mars might be named after the make-believe spaceship from the novel “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.”
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin has revealed the design of its new heavy-lift reusable rocket, which would rival SpaceX’s Falcon 9 for commercial satellite launches.
A NASA astronaut has successfully sequenced DNA for the first time aboard the International Space Station.
A new Earth-like planet named Proxima b was recently discovered, and it’s only a few light years away from Earth. But scientists found that massive bursts of energy from the planet’s star could make it a little less habitable than we thought.
The Breakthrough Starshot project aims to be the first to launch a gram-scale spacecraft from light beams with speeds of up to 20% the speed of light. But now, the project is fired up with excitement for yet another target: to glimpse Proxima b up close.
China recently announced the details of its first Martian probe, which consists of a lander and a rover. The probe is currently open for public naming suggestions.
The outcome of the 2016 presidential elections could make or break NASA, as the agency’s entire spaceflight program is at the mercy of the incoming president.
Breakthrough Starshot, one of the most exciting astronomical projects of all time, aims to reach the Alpha Centauri star system in 20 years. However, scientists found a critical challenge: the possibility of damage due to interstellar gas and dust
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket - the first rocket that successfully landed on its own – is displayed like a Space Age monument for all the world to see in the company’s headquarters in Hawthorne.
NASA conducted a development test of the RS-25 rocket engine, which will power the new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket for the agency’s Mars expedition.