After launching atop the Long March 5B rocket on Tuesday and successfully completing a series of maneuvers, the destined successor to the venerable Shenzhou crew capsule stuck its test flight landing.
Less than 3.5 hours after its launch from Kazakhstan, the Russian spacecraft Progress 75 docked at the ISS over northwest China carrying 2.7 metric tons of propellant, food, and other supplies.
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has revealed its Lunar Pathfinder mission which will give lunar missions affordable communications satellite. NASA is one expected user of the Lunar Pathfinder.
SpaceX's founder, Elon Musk, and the NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine, will be meeting in Hawthorne to discuss Crew Dragon—a spacecraft that the two companies are collaborating on.
The satellite-based internet project was first revealed in May by a filing with the Federal Communications Commission. Set for launch in early 2019, Athena is meant to deliver internet from orbit.
NASA scientists think something as simple as a child's toy design may help the problem of landing astronauts on Mars and is currently working on a solution.