Tuesday, 11 May 2021
‘Irresponsibility’ as Chinese rocket segment disintegrates over Indian Ocean
A large segment of a Chinese rocket re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean on Sunday, the Chinese space agency said, following fevered speculation over where the ...
09 May 2021, 12:33
Mars Ingenuity helicopter given new scouting mission
The goal is to assess how well flyers can help future exploration of Mars and other worlds
01 May 2021, 11:31
Fourth flight postponed for Mars Ingenuity helicopter
The software issue is thought to be the same one that delayed Ingenuity’s maiden voyage, the first powered flight on another planet. Initially scheduled for 11 April, the historic feat occurred 19 ...
30 Apr 2021, 10:34
China launches first module for new space station
The Tiangong space station, whose name means "Heavenly Palace", is expected to be operational in 2022
29 Apr 2021, 13:03
NASA mini-helicopter takes third Mars flight
NASA’s mini helicopter Ingenuity on Sunday successfully completed its third flight on Mars, moving farther and faster than ever before, with a peak speed of 6.6 feet per second
26 Apr 2021, 08:44
Recycled SpaceX Crew Dragon brings new crew to ISS
The spacecraft named Endeavour, piloting herself autonomously, locked on to a docking port at 5:08am Eastern time (0908 GMT), some 260 miles (420 kilometers) above the south Indian Ocean
25 Apr 2021, 12:43
Astronauts aboard SpaceX capsule prepare for docking at ISS
A recycled SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule with four astronauts aboard was speeding on its way to the International Space Station, where the spacecraft is set to dock early Saturday
24 Apr 2021, 15:20
ISS sets its research scope on longer space missions
Detect harmful radiation, pilot a rover module, learn better sleep and body maintenance: astronauts aboard the International Space Station are preparing for future missions even further afield -- ...
21 Apr 2021, 13:36
NASA SpaceX Crew-2 set for launch on 22 April
US space agency NASA is set to launch SpaceX Crew Dragon second flight to the International Space Station on 22 April, it said.
17 Apr 2021, 09:50
SpaceX rocket to deliver Astrobotic lander to Moon
Space start-up Astrobotic has selected SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket to launch its Griffin lunar lander to the Moon in late 2023
15 Apr 2021, 10:28