Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:02:11 -0600Congress stands ready to punt on NASA's budget, meaning the space program will have to operate on a short budgetary leash until April of next year.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:48:49 -0600If NASA’s managers hold to their schedule, we will learn sometime this month what NASA’s next planetary mission will be.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:31:39 -0600ESA has committed to continuing its ExoMars programme and participation with the International Space Station, but cut funding for its Asteroid Impact Mission.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:34:48 -0600LightSail 2 successfully demonstrated all of its critical functions during what may have been the CubeSat's final end-to-end systems test at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:07:17 -0600Jason Davis reviews a new photo book showcasing a stunning collection of images taken by NASA's Apollo astronauts from 1968 through 1972.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:55:49 -0600Opportunity worked along Endeavour Crater's western rim through November, taking pictures, hiking slopes, and finishing work in the depths of Cape Tribulation.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:01:48 -0600Fifteen Russian rockets have failed in the past 6 years. Of those mishaps, all but two involved upper stages. So what's going on? The problem may actually lie far beyond the country's aerospace industry.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:45:59 -0600TeamIndus, India’s only entry for the Google Lunar XPRIZE, just announced their launch contract with ISRO. If successful, TeamIndus would be the first private company from India to land a craft on an extraterrestrial body.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:49:10 -0600This morning's launch of an uncrewed Russian Progress cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station went awry. Following a third-stage failure, the vehicle reentered Earth's atmosphere and broke apart over southern Siberia in Russia.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 07:01:16 -0600In a review of the new sci-fi film Arrival, Jason Davis says there's a lot to like about the movie's surprising message of happiness and hope for humanity.