One of the main components of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets exploded during a qualifications test. The cause is not known, but SpaceX said it should not have any impact on the current launch schedule.
The space agency collaborated with Lucasfilm to create a patch that was representative of enhanced technology and the adventure inherent in exploring the universe, as well as looking to the future.
The Russian and Chinese governments are set to sign a new deal pertaining to space exploration in October. The agreement will cover matters such as lunar and deep space exploration.
Elon Musk has taken to Instagram to post a new picture of a working spacesuit. The spacesuit combines a cool design with functionality - features that Musk described as "incredibly hard to balance."
The head of Roscosmos has stated that he hopes to see the number of space launches from the Vostochny Cosmodrome double in 2018. The Luna-Glob missions are expected to begin launching there in 2019.
A team of international astronomers has confirmed the existence for four Earth-sized planets orbiting the nearest Sun-like star, Tau Ceti. Visible to the naked eye, the star sits 12 light years away.
Previously only available to paying members, Slooh has now opened its live outer space feeds, which stream from telescopes on the Canary Islands and Chile, to anyone who signs up for a free account.
Both rockets were planning on delivering satellites into orbit, the Chinese Long March-5 Y2 rocket experienced an anomaly after launch and the Falcon 9's launch was terminated just before ignition.
NASA confirmed today that one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus, may have the right conditions to support life. Thanks to geothermal activity, the small moon may be teaming with aquatic organisms.
Inspired by Google, the European Space Agency is about to kick off its sixth annual Summer of Code in Space program providing students the opportunity to write code for use by the space sector.
With virtual reality on the verge of becoming mainstream, NASA has teamed up with game developers to create an VR experience that will take you to Mars without having to leave Earth.
Alton Towers - a theme park based in the UK - has announced it will open a virtual reality space-themed rollercoaster in April. Alton Towers claim that this is the first VR rollercoaster in the world.
Ian Murdock, the founder of the Debian project and its leader for three years, passed away on Monday night at the age of 42. Both his last employer - Docker - and Debian published obituaries.
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Anonymous has reportedly hacked some of the European Space Agency's servers, leaking the information of dozens of agency internal users as well as thousands of subscribers to the ESA's domains.
Microsoft's augmented reality headsets have finally arrived onboard the ISS. And the astronauts who are using them have explained how the device can help when you're 400 km above the Earth.
Decades after the Apollo missions ended, NASA has now made some 13,000 images from the missions available to an organization that is preserving them online at flickr, totally unedited.
After announcing the WankBand, Pornhub has introduced a new mission to shoot a pornographic video in space. The company has started an Indiegogo campaign to be able to fund the program.
Apple's legal team enters the new year full of joy as they face a class action lawsuit with accusations of engaging in unfair, deceptive, and fraudulent business and advertising.
Tomorrow, Microsoft interns are planning to release a balloon and live stream the event with a crowd controlled video; the balloon is expected to reach roughly 20 miles into the air.
It may already be the end of the line for China's first moon rover, as it hits serious mechanical problems after less than two months of operation. Is China now out of the space race?
The White House has formally responded to a petition requesting that the United States government begin construction on a Death Star. The response shows that some in politics have a sense of humor.
A South Korean man prepares to launch a home-made satellite, which he says is the first of its kind to ever be funded by a single individual. When it launches, you'll even be able to contact it.
Engineers at a UK company are developing a new docking system for satellites using Microsoft's Kinect. The system will first be tested in twin satellites the company will launch.
A Nokia Lumia 800 was recently sent up 105,000 feet in the atmosphere as part of a research project and even managed to maintain a wireless connection at 8 km.
The first launch of copies of Mass Effect 3 into space via balloons from San Francisco seems to have run into issues with one balloon ending up high in a redwood tree and the other on a cliff face.
EA is promoting the upcoming release of Mass Effect 3 by giving a few people the chance to get the RPG early via attaching copies of the game to weather balloons and launching them to space.
Electronic protection company G-Form has decided to see just how far one of their cases can fall from, dropping an iPad from over 100,000 feet in the Nevada Desert and filming the results.
In an unusual new attempt to circumvent internet censorship, hackers have suggested using satellites in space, as no country could request their removal.
It may not be a race that everyone is aware of, but it seems that Google has won the race to put the first smartphone in orbit. According to the BBC, a research team at...
In an interesting article about Google sending its Nexus S phone to the edge of space, Zi Wang, a product manager for the Nexus S made a side comment that Google is looking to build...
Dropbox is currently offering an extra 1GB of space to Facebook and Twitter users. Dropbox is a web-based cloud storage system. The client works on Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad devices and allows users...
Lance who? For the first time ever, an unassisted 'tweet' was sent from outer space down to Earth. In a press release issued on January 22nd, NASA reported that TJ Creamer, currently on board the...
After the riskiest mission ever undertaken by any astronaut with regards to Hubble, Atlantis is finally making its way home on the back of a 747. Posted below is the YouTube video of Atlantis...
In honoring the success of the Hubble repair mission star watchers across the globe are holding "star parties" to observe the heavens. Neowin recently posted pictures of Atlantis pulling Hubble out of orbit and...
Space Bat, the second most famous bat in the world, fate will forever remain a mystery. Space Bat decided to take a siesta on the side of the external fuel tank for the launch...
The European Space Agency's Herschel space observatory and Planck space telescope have successfully completed their tests in Europe, and will be flown to the space port in Kourou, French Guiana this week, ready for their...
The simple, but still useful tool Abaiko Disk Space Monitor will keep you informed about the amount of free space on your disks. The news that there is not enough space on the disk will...
When NASA sets to retire its space shuttles in 2010 they may be interested in selling off the old orbiters. NASA is currently in the information gathering stage but selling off three shuttles for...
Windows disk space consumption has trended larger over time. While not desirable, the degree to which it's been allowed is due in large part to ever-increasing hard drive capacity, combined with a customer need and...