Tagged With Space Exploration

NASA just launched its Mars alien-hunting Perseverance rover into deep space with a drone tucked under its belly


The first-ever space helicopter is en route to Mars in the belly of NASA's rover. It's set to record the first Martian drone footage.


NASA added 6 HD video cameras to its next Mars rover so we can all watch the first footage of a spacecraft landing on another planet



The United Arab Emirates is launching the Arab world's first mission to Mars — here's how to watch


The United Arab Emirates launched a mission to Mars on Sunday. NASA and China are about to follow with their own rovers, an orbiter, and a helicopter.


NASA asked kids to name its new Mars rover, and the 9 finalists include Ingenuity and Fortitude. Now it's time to vote.



Astronauts on the space station see vibrant desert patterns, roiling storms, and volcanic eruptions. These are the best photos ever taken from the ISS.


NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft beamed back unprecedented data from interstellar space. It indicates a mysterious extra layer outside our solar system.


Jeff Bezos' space colonisation plan was partially inspired by a 1976 book he read in high school that proposed connecting the Earth and the moon via a series of enormous, cylindrical tubes


A giant elevator could connect Earth to space using current technology, experts say — here's how that might work


NASA's $30 billion Artemis missions will attempt to set up a moon base


India's and Israel's moon-landing attempts both failed during descent — here's why the '15 minutes of terror' are so difficult



Scientists have discovered water vapour on a potentially habitable super-Earth for the first time. That planet is now our best bet for finding alien life.


Alien civilizations may have explored the galaxy and visited Earth already, new study says. We just haven’t seen them recently.


An astronaut is urging NASA to form a new spacesuit program now if it hopes to get back to the moon in 2024


India lost contact with its moon lander, and an astronomer thinks the spacecraft crashed into the lunar surface



SpaceX is eyeing these 9 places on Mars for its first Starship rocket missions


Uranus is hiding 13 invisible rings. These images captured their warm glow for the first time.


Jupiter got hit by a planet with 10 times the mass of Earth billions of years ago, and its core is still reeling, a new study suggests


NASA has big plans for the 2020s, from powerful new space telescopes to a hunt for alien life on a moon of Saturn. Here's the timeline.