Space Science

Satellite attack: the mounting arms race in space

Both Russia and China have developed "space stalker" satellites that can be manipulated to physically interfere with others, according to Brian Chow, an independent space policy analyst who spent 25 ...

This handout image taken on 17 July 2020, and released by The European Space Agency (ESA) on 19 November 2020, shows the Sentinel-6 satellite, dedicated to measuring sea levels as part of the European Union’s Copernicus Earth Observation

US slams Russia for ‘irresponsible’ space missile test

Russia is increasingly flexing its muscles in space as it seeks to reassert global influence under the leadership of Vladimir Putin

In this file photo taken on 7 March 2011 this NASA handout image shows a close-up view of the International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member on space shuttle Discovery after the station and shuttle began their post-undocking relative separation

Astronaut becomes first Chinese woman to spacewalk

Astronaut Wang Yaping became the first Chinese woman to walk in space, authorities said Monday, as her team completed a six-hour stint outside the Tiangong space station as part of its ongoing ...

Astronaut becomes first Chinese woman to spacewalk

France launches state-of-art military communications satellite

France has successfully launched a state-of-the-art satellite into orbit, designed to allow all of France's armed forces across the globe to communicate swiftly and securely.

France launches state-of-art military communications satellite

Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for longest mission

Three astronauts successfully docked with China's new space station on Saturday on what is set to be Beijing's longest crewed mission to date and the latest landmark in its drive to become a major ...

Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for longest mission

Mars's surface got shaped by furious floods from overflowing craters: Study

Massive floods from overflowing crater lakes had an outsized role in shaping the Martian surface, carving deep chasms and moving vast amounts of sediment

Mars's surface got shaped by furious floods from overflowing craters: Study

Europe-Japan space mission captures images of Mercury

The BepiColombo mission will study all aspects of this mysterious inner planet from its core to surface processes, magnetic field and exosphere, "to better understand the origin and evolution of a ...

Europe-Japan space mission captures images of Mercury

NASA launches powerful Landsat 9 satellite to monitor Earth's landscapes

Landsat 9 is performing as expected and will eventually settle into its final orbit that takes it over the planet's poles, at an altitude of about 705 kilometres

NASA launches powerful Landsat 9 satellite to monitor Earth's landscapes

NASA splits human spaceflight unit in two, reflecting new orbital economy

The reorganisation announced by NASA chief Bill Nelson on Tuesday, reflects an evolving relationship between private companies, such as SpaceX, that have increasingly commercialised rocket travel and ...

NASA splits human spaceflight unit in two, reflecting new orbital economy

SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew returns safely

The three-day mission ended as the SpaceX crew Dragon capsule, dubbed Resilience, parachuted into calm seas around 7:00 pm EDT (2300 GMT), shortly before sunset, following an automated reentry ...

SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew returns safely
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