Two new cameras head for orbit, with another constellation of Earth-viewing cubesats on deck.
November 26, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
The end of the beginning of commercial spaceflight.
September 20, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
And a hexacopter was hovering nearby to film it.
July 08, 2013 | By Heather Goss
Space exploration and the limits of charity.
May 09, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
NASA buys back its own technology for inflatable space modules.
January 17, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
A realty company wondered what it might cost to launch your house to Mars.
December 06, 2012 | By Heather Goss
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket keeps on chugging, despite an engine loss.
October 08, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
It never went to space, but the astronauts spent many hundreds of hours inside the CCT-1.
October 01, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Masten Space System's test vehicle, Xombie, took a nice ride this week.
August 16, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Wanted: an airborne system than can launch 100-pound satellites for under $1 million.
June 04, 2012 | By Heather Goss
With Dragon showing the way, it's about to get busy in the commercial spaceflight arena.
June 01, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
To buy a piece of space history, you need plenty of cash.
May 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The first suborbital tourists will spend up to $200,000 for a few precious minutes of weightlessness. How many minutes will they get?
January 06, 2012 | By David Warmflash
The SpaceX founder talks Martian real estate.
January 04, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Progress on the path to suborbital tourism.
November 03, 2011 | By Tony Reichhardt
How an ore-mining town in Sweden sees a new identity over the horizon.
August 2011 | By Andrew Curry
Who can forget billionaire ex-spaceman Jeff Tracy and his five sons (Scott, Virgil, Alan, Gordon, and John), each named after a Mercury astronaut? Remember how they—through their organization (International Rescue)—um...rescued people...internationally? Ok, so they were puppets. Deal with it, peop...
May 05, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Late in 2014, a radically different type of rocket propulsion is set to show up on the International Space station for a period of experimentation.The technology is called the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR). It's a rocket engine that uses electricity to ionize a gas such as...
May 02, 2011 | By Mike Klesius
A community of alternative rocketeers who may one day dominate the space biz.
May 2011 | By Stephen Joiner
Each year, the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) and the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) organize an art contest meant to encourage young people to become familiar with (and participate in) aeronautics, engineering, and science."The quality of the art we see is unbeliev...
April 25, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel