A commercial airlock module and an external payload platform will be added to the International Space Station.
A launcher concept displayed at Airshow China has 21 YF-100 engines for liftoff. Meanwhile, another rocket is being developed from Long March 6.
Initial survey shows planets beyond the Solar System are more plentiful than stars.
Baseline standards for avionics, communications, life-support, power, robotics, rendezvous operations and thermal systems expected this year.
The Oklahoma Republican congressman would become the first professional politician to head the U.S. space agency.
Aiming to mitigate effects from delayed Exploration Mission-1, the ascent abort test of Orion’s launch escape system will proceed, program manager says.
Astronomers in 10 nations tracked object that passed 27,200 mi. from the Earth's surface and measured 15 m by 8 m.
The power of the Space Launch System can enable a mission to study the region between the Solar System and the stars in the Milky Way galaxy.