WASHINGTON — NASA and congressional officials are still grappling with the implications of a debt-ceiling agreement that enacts spending caps, but acknowledged it likely means the agency will get less money than it requested for 2024.
SAN FRANCISCO – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s is closely tracking smoke from the Canadian wildfires moving June 9 from the Northeastern United States over the Atlantic Ocean.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Space Force deputy chief of space operations Lt. Gen. DeAnna Burt during a recent trip to Germany and the United Kingdom heard a consistent message from allies: They don’t expect the United States to bear all the costs of protecting satellites from cyber attacks and other threats.
Astronomers may have for the first time witnessed a sun-like star devouring a planet, shedding light on the fate that will befall Earth in about four billion years when our dying sun swells to engulf our world, a new study finds.
The satellite haul brings the planet’s total number of moons to over 100 and also means the gas giant takes back the crown as the solar system’s “moon king” from Jupiter.
WASHINGTON — Three aerospace companies submitted winning bids at a bankruptcy auction for most of the assets of launch company Virgin Orbit, ending any chance that company could return to flight under new ownership.
TAMPA, Fla. — The first Astranis-built satellite has reached geostationary orbit over Alaska and completed a key end-to-end payload test following its Falcon Heavy launch at the end of April, the Californian manufacturer announced May 24.
WASHINGTON — The first components for a new mobile launch platform for NASA’s Space Launch System, which has suffered extensive cost and schedule overruns, have arrived at the Kennedy Space Center.
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s KSLV-2 rocket put seven satellites, including one equipped with synthetic aperture radar, into sun-synchronous orbit May 25, although an eighth cubesat is believed to have not deployed properly.
James Webb telescope discovers gargantuan geyser on Saturn’s moon, blasting water hundreds of miles into space
Scientists caught Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus spraying a “huge plume” of watery vapor far into space — and that plume likely contains many of the chemical ingredients for life.
Bound by its motto “for the benefit of all” since its formation NASA has had an obligation to foster and transfer its technological and scientific breakthroughs to the public and commercial spheres
An asteroid that may host life’s building blocks will get a visit from a United Arab Emirates (UAE) spacecraft about a decade from now, if all goes according to plan.
Scientists discover giant crater from ice age explosion that has methane-spewing mud volcano inside it
The Borealis Mud Volcano is only the second found in Norwegian waters and releases a continuous stream of methane-rich, muddy liquid from deep below Earth’s crust.
HELSINKI — China’s human spaceflight agency has stated its goal to land astronauts on the moon before the end of the decade.