A medium earth orbit (MEO) satellite constellation with the ability to broadcast on the terabit scale is set to be launched by SpaceX in 2021.
Just 24 people have flown to the Moon, and Colonel Al Worden is one of them.
A partnership between a century old Japanese watchmaker and a private space company is set to see technology originally developed for watches find its way onto the lunar surface as part of what is said to be the world’s first commercial Moon mission.
As the Brexit deadline moves ever closer, industries have now turned their attention to preparing for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.
Following the London Science Museum’s screening of the new Apollo 11 documentary on Wednesday, the UK’s first British cosmonaut and the first woman to visit the space station Helen Sharman held a two-way interview with veteran science broadcaster James Burke.
The space stations and satellites of the future could be made and constructed in space using robotic manufacturing, and the first steps towards making this a reality are already happening.
It has been 50 years since man first walked on the Moon.
When Apollo 11’s Lunar Module made its final approach to the Moon’s surface 50 years ago, Neil Armstrong spotted a problem that the autopilot had missed.
The UK Space Agency has today signed a statement of intent with NASA to collaborate on future lunar projects, with the UK ultimately planning to build a communications system on the Moon.
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ICARUS, a global system able to track the movements of thousands of animals, has been switched on.
Sunday 30 June marks Asteroid Day – the UN-sanctioned international day to raise awareness of asteroids and accelerate asteroid discovery programmes.
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has teamed up with satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat to develop a technological solution to help keep better records of incidents of human-wildlife conflict.
Hiber nanosatellites might be small, but the Dutch space startup has big ambitions: to provide low-cost, low-power internet connectivity to internet of things (IoT) devices anywhere on the planet.
The US Navy has begun drafting guidelines for navy pilots to report sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) after an increase in unexplained sightings.
NASA has outlined a plan to prevent asteroid strikes, but while many of us might be hoping lasers are involved, the reality is focused on identifying them soon enough to take them out with existing technology.
Elon Musk will have the most influence in the world of technology this year, according to an exhaustive survey of programmers.
The US military is looking to transform its space launch capabilities in order to enable a planned space force to quickly launch small missions as needed.
A landmark project is applying technology normally used to discover stars to orangutan conservation, by putting the space tech onto drones to count the numbers of apes in the wild.
Lockheed Martin has unveiled next-generation space technology that will allow satellites to change their mission after entering orbit.
Perhaps the most talked-about technological advancement in the world of manufacturing over the last decade has been additive manufacturing.
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule has splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean, successfully completing the first unmanned test mission of a commercial crew capsule to the International Space Station (ISS).
After 15 years and many ground-breaking discoveries, NASA announced last month that it had bid farewell to its Mars Exploration Rover B Opportunity (affectionately known as “Oppy”) after it ceased communication with Earth.
NASA has announced that it will begin tests of space X-rays in a bid to develop the deep space communications technology of the future.
An alternative satellite navigation system to Galileo has been suggested by engineering academics at a snip of the price of the EU project.
Entrepreneur-led and with soaring ambitions for transforming commercial spaceflight – not to mention a name ending in -ex – Orbex has drawn inevitable comparisons to SpaceX.
The first ever privately funded lunar lander will be launched this month aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
Brexit in all its possible permutations will have a deep impact on the space industry in the UK, as access to EU programmes is expected to change.
US sportswear maker Under Armour will be clothing Virgin Galactic’s future space tourists and astronauts, the two companies announced today.
SpaceChain today reported it has completed the first Qtum – a hybrid Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchain platform – transaction in space.