An ambitious DARPA project seeks to get satellites into space cheaper and on demand.
American air traffic controllers oversee more than 50 million plane operations each year. How will they adjust to a commercial space industry blasting off through the flight paths?
The telescope will study the atmospheres of Venus, Mars and Jupiter.
A new type of engine could usher in an era of affordable spaceplanes
This is what 600 metric tons of rocket fuel looks like when it explodes.
The all-volunteer Copenhagen Suborbitals will launch their Sapphire rocket from the Baltic Sea on Sunday. They aim to eventually send a human into space.
North Korea's entrance into the small group of spacefaring nations is certainly significant. But the idea that it is nearing an intercontinental nuclear capability is overblown.
The commercial space age is finally here
The tracers will light up the sky on the East Coast
Chasing the Carmack Prize, Qu8k goes to space
Astronauts say the next crew launch vehicle should have disaster odds of just 1 in 1,000
The first successful commercial space mission deposits a Malaysian satellite in orbit
The country inaugurates its space program with a rocket launch, but many observers fear that more than scientific inquiry is at play
The X Prize Cup's space elevators didn't fare much better, but the event provided high drama for spectators
Welcome to the Large Dangerous Rocket Ship launch, where even failure is fun, if the explosion's big enough
Notorious and ignominious moments in unmanned rocketry
Bush said yes, or maybe he said maybe. We assess the message, and the tech that will be required if the nation really gets behind an ambitious moon program.
Even if it's fixed, the disaster-prone Shuttle may not be allowed to fly as long as NASA requires. The agency's plans to replace it are in disarray. But there are concepts on the drawing board.