As space becomes ever more crowded with satellites, all spacefaring countries need to participate in the space safety coordination system, says Bruce McClintock of the RAND Corporation
Astronaut Christina Koch is due to set a record for the longest spaceflight by a woman, remaining in orbit on board the International Space Station until February, said NASA.
With a wingspan the length of an American Football field, the plane, named Roc, took to the skies for the first time.
NASA has chosen the winner in its contest to design habitation for humans on Mars. It will be built on the red planet using a 3D printer and concrete made from pulverised Martian rocks.
The scientists found a way to use a certain kind of bacteria from sulfurous springs to convert Martian soil into nutrient-rich dirt in which grapes or other plants could grow.
Event Horizon Telescope Director and senior research fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA), Sheperd Doeleman explains the significance of the picture of the blac...
A global network of telescopes identified the black hole by its glowing halo - a ring of radiation and matter hurtling around the event horizon.
Scientists have discovered that astronauts on both short and long space flights show increased levels of herpes virus in their urine and saliva samples.
Astronauts Christina Koch and Ann McClain will walk outside the International Space Station as members of Expedition 59 - currently planned for March 29.
As satellite technology comes of age, private firms are racing to commercialize space.
The supersonic airliner, 50 years old this year, should spur today's aviation and space industries on to recapture the same innovating spirit.
Operating and maintaining a network of thousands of river sensors is time consuming and expensive. Satellites are proving a worthy alternative.
These are some of the most significant and breathtaking photographs from the science world in the past 100 years.
China's Chang'e 4 lunar lander touched down on the far side of the moon on January 3, which also carried a biosphere experiment that contains five sets of plants and some insects.
What would an effective ballistic-missile defence system require, and how would it fit with existing rules on placing weapons in orbit?