No one else is happy about that
Now, the KickSat may power Yuri Milner's $100 million Breakthrough Starshot Project
Despite a recent glitch, LightSail 2 is still aiming for a historic flight in 2017
A satellite for the post-Snowden age
If Zuma is still up there, these are the people who might spot it.
The company's Falcon 9 rocket appears destroyed, as well as onboard Facebook satellite
China's most powerful rocket engine makes a successful debut
Satellites and space tourists
TESS will give us a new view of our galactic neighborhood.
What the heck is a Space Force? We finally (sort of) know.
Breaking up the space launch monopoly
To gain an edge here on Earth, China is pushing ahead in space
TESS is blasting off on Wednesday night.
Some science grinds to a halt when the government shuts down.
You map, IMAP, we all map.
Keeping those satellites in motion
No Russian rockets allowed
Fifth time's a charm?
Meanwhile in space: moon activity and satellites watching satellite launches .
All eyes are on Florida's Space Coast.
And the rockets' red glare...
Spying on spies in the skies
Oh gosh, this is really happening.
A close look at severe weather
But this is far from the first time a country has destroyed a satellite with a missile and caused a ruckus.
With no plans for future upgrades, the telescope faces a fiery end
To Instagram and beyond
Not just a pretty planet
A slew of new startups are vying to serve the booming market for small satellites by launching small rockets more frequently and cheaply
Yesterday's Antares failure was not exactly unprecedented.
Rapid manufacturing methods may eliminate dependence on Russian rockets
A cheap, adorable way of getting into space
Many more eyes in the skies
Jason-3 satellite is now safely in orbit
They're a potential source of food, air, clothing, and more. But will they survive the journey, and can we avoid contaminating the red planet?
The spectacular scope launches in 2019.
One boring task for machine, one great leap for robots
Reusable rockets are cool, but getting stuff into orbit is also important
The Falcon 9's first stage came down too hard
The only good time to have a window seat
A song of fire and darkness
The 879-ton rocket flew an experimental satellite into space.
Here's how it all began.
It's time to stop sending up so much garbage.
In 1966, the Air Force sent an uncrewed space station into orbit
Stream the United Launch Alliance and Arianespace launches. And maybe Blue Origin and SpaceX.
The company will try again Wednesday evening
One half of a satellite pair that will map the Earth's entire surface every 5 days
Almost nailed it
Harder, better, faster, stronger
From the April 1981 issue of Popular Science: "When scientists finally detect a form of energy they have never seen, they will open a new era in astronomy."
They'll try another drone ship landing, though the odds are steep
A quick primer on Martian law
Restore-L could fix broken satellites and clean up space junk
Our eyes in the sky are facing budget cuts
Radio waves might help protect us from space weather.
You don't need a rocket to leave Earth. There's a slower, gentler trip in the works—and it comes with a cocktail.
No relation to the rapper
Giving small satellites a boost
In one of the most isolated places on the globe, the 'Spacecraft Cemetery' provides a watery grave
Asgardia might become a legit state, but don't count on it
The country's longest manned mission is part of their plan for a permanent orbital outpost
Earth's orbit is becoming dangerously crowded with space junk.
Reflections from a prodigious force in space exploration.
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
Slow but steady sun-powered spacecraft could transform space travel
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
The company hopes to put robots on the moon's South Pole by 2020
The identification system blinks for a millionth of a second.
If aliens love satellites as much as we do, we might be able to spot them
Unraveling the mysterious electrical currents of the aurora borealis
Launching little spacecraft to pay for big spacecraft
Currently scheduled for January 17
Hitomi oh my
Private Chinese companies could launch microsatellites and one day, taikonauts
They're gonna need a bigger hangar
There's a car in space right now.
A far-out plan to create swarms of self-replicating solar panel satellites
Richard Branson enlists the venerable cosmologist to unveil their new space ship
These lucky CubeSats will ride on the maiden voyage of NASA's Space Launch System
With a view 100 times larger than Hubble's, the WFIRST scope could discover thousands of exoplanets and millions of galaxies
But can it compete against the big guys?
Get used to it
Amazon, NVIDIA, and others on board to automatically map the world
Reduce, reuse, recycle