In the space beyond Earth's atmosphere, countries are focusing on nationalist pursuits and ignoring the consequences for the rest of humanity. How can we keep the peace and build a sustainable future?
Iridium's latest launch brings its next-generation satellite network close to completion. But will it be put to the sword by a whole set of smaller rivals?
Jeff Bezos plans to charge US$200,000-300,000 for a trip to outer space. And it's going to cost him an astronomical amount of money.
Private companies are increasingly challenging national space agencies in a new space race, which comes with great opportunities but also huge risks.
We're on the cusp of being able to consistently launch and land rockets, greatly reducing the cost of space travel. But how long before there's a Millennium Falcon in every garage?
The 50th anniversary of Luna 9's first soft moon landing reminds us how difficult landing a spacecraft is.
Space is now big business. But is that good – or bad – news for NASA?