Finding Earth 2.0 is high on the list of priorities as next-generation space observatories vie for support from astronomers and astrophysicists.
The Long March 8 was originally supposed to be a cheap expendable launcher. Somewhere in the Chinese space launch sector, that was not considered good enough.
Cancer fells a silent giant in the commercial space industry.
Russia is aiming to return venerable Soyuz rocket to flight as early as Oct. 25.
Blue Origin marks successful first hotfire of BE-4 rocket engine
The first stage of the space company's reusable New Glenn spacecraft will be powered by seven BE-4 engines. Photo: Blue Origin
Nascent United Arab Emirates space program aims to launch orbiter to red planet in 2020
With its space program only three years old, the United Arab Emirates is already planning astronaut trips and a Mars orbiter.