Op-ed | How Elon Musk’s CO2 XPRIZE can fight climate change...

Want to win Elon Musk's $100 million XPRIZE for carbon removal? Think small and think Mars. Elon Musk and XPRIZE recently announced a $100 million...

Crew-1 splashdown delayed by weather

WASHINGTON — NASA and SpaceX are postponing the return of a Crew Dragon spacecraft by three days because of poor weather forecast in the...

China launches space mining test spacecraft on commercial rideshare mission

HELSINKI — China launched a small space mining test spacecraft and eight other commercial satellites into orbit on a Long March 6 rocket late...

Blue Origin protests NASA Human Landing System award

WASHINGTON — Blue Origin filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office April 26 over NASA’s decision to select only SpaceX for its Human...

Startup and established IoT satellite operators exchange blows in regulatory battle

TAMPA, Fla. — U.S.-based startup Swarm Technologies and 28-year old Orbcomm, both pursuing the fast-growing market for connecting Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to...

 Delta 4 Heavy sends spy satellite to orbit in ULA’s first...

NROL-82 is the first of four remaining Delta 4 Heavy missions that the Space Force contracted with ULA WASHINGTON — United Launch Alliance successfully launched...

German startup Isar Aerospace signs first launch contract

VALLETTA, Malta — Isar Aerospace, one of three German startups vying for ESA funding for smallsat launchers they each aim to debut next year,...

Op-ed |  A multicultural approach to space development

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Space Force sees need for civilian agency to manage congestion

Gen. David Thompson: 'There will be an increasing risk to operate in certain orbits' WASHINGTON — The U.S. Space Force is not too worried at...

Ingenuity performs third Mars flight as final, most challenging tests await

WASHINGTON — NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter performed its third flight on Mars April 25, setting it up for its final, and most challenging, tests. Ingenuity took...

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Mining union backs just transition to renewables

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Tyvak satellite on SpaceX rideshare mission carries tiny space telescope

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