If humanity wants to travel between stars, people are going to need to travel faster than light. New research suggests that it might be possible to build warp drives and beat the galactic speed limit.
The Ingenuity is a drone-like helicopter that completed its first flight on Mars. This achievement reflects a new horizon for space exploration, as new places are discovered and studied.
The maiden flight of Mars helicopter was a significant advance in propulsion technology.
Advanced techniques allowed our research team to build an open database of billions of individual trees and challenge some common perceptions about vegetation in arid and semi-arid zones.
Publicly available data and collaborations between scientists have led to the discovery of a planet in a triple-star system.
Going to the bathroom is much more complicated in space without any gravity. To solve this problem of tricky orbital potty breaks, NASA builds special toilets that work without gravity.
The effects of the pandemic and recent engineering concerns with the new and still unflown Space Launch System may delay the Artemis programme.
Named after a village in Bosnia and Herzegovina, NASA's Martian landing spot is a distant reminder of less peaceful times on Earth.
Science fiction has often had an inspirational and positive relationship with space endeavors. But the new US Space Force is struggling with a pop culture public relations problem.
NASA's successful Mars landing will reveal yet more secrets from the red planet. But there is much we already know from Martian fragments that found their way to Earth.
There are some great opportunities to see the planet travelling across the night skies.
Scientists preparing to land the Rosalind Franklin rover in a few years are nervously awaiting the landing of Nasa's Perseverance rover.
Of the three probes to reach Mars this month, only two will land. But they will add to our growing knowledge of the red planet, and the search for evidence of life.
NASA's Mars 2020 mission has arrived and landed the Perseverance Rover on the red planet. The rover's goal is to collect rock and soil samples to be brought back to Earth in the future.
The space laws designed to protect planets and moons from contamination.
SpaceX is due to test fly its Starship in the coming days.
Who cares what happens to bootprints on the Moon? All humans should. And thankfully the US Congress and president agree.
We've already sent probes to land on Mars. The challenge now is to get people there and bring them home again.
Over the coming decade, the arrival of constellations of small satellites will reshape the space industry. It constitutes a paradigm shift, particularly in terms of data gathering and processing.
Scientists are not convinced by the current evidence of UFOs. That doesn't mean that they don't exist. But have Americans' belief in UFOs gone from science to a new religion?