Researchers in Russia conducted laboratory simulations of nuclear strikes on asteroids traveling along a collision course with Earth.
Advertising and marketing aboard the space station is currently prohibited, but that may change in the wake of the Trump administration's 2019 budget proposal.
Laboratory experiments show the methane detected on Enceladus by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft could be of biological origin.
Bigelow Aerospace announced plans for sending soft-bodied modules that are compressed during launch but expand once they reach space.
The President’s annual budget proposal, which requires Congressional approval, also axes NASA’s Office of Education, a telescope, and five Earth science programs.
The company has landed 21 Falcon 9 first stages, and it has now reflown boosters six times, all successfully.
The pledge of returning US astronauts to the Moon marks a change in focus from the Obama administration, which emphasized exploration of Mars.
Elon Musk, SpaceX founder and CEO, said last week the BFR will be used for all of the company’s missions, from launching satellites to colonizing Mars.
Speaking at the International Astronautical Congress, the SpaceX founder and CEO described the company’s timeline for sending cargo ships, crewed missions, and settlers to the Red Planet.
NASA's Voyager 1 probe lifted off on Sept. 5, 1977, and later became the first human-made object to ever break free into interstellar space.