The International Space Station's new inflatable habitat has had its first visitors.
On May 11, a sealed capsule containing fungi and bacteria fell from the sky and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. Microbiologist Kasthuri Venkateswaran could hardly wait to see what was inside it.
A few decades from now, asteroids may be flying themselves to mining outposts in space, nobly sacrificing their abundant resources to help open the final frontier to humanity.
Mike Massimino is hard to miss in a crowd -- often because the crowd is surrounding him, eager to hear tales of his time in space. I was about to become one of them. I spotted Mike across the room of
India builds a space shuttle that looks an awful lot like ours -- but with a much smaller price tag.
Luxembourg seems to be determined to be a space mining industry leader, as it has lately announced about the creation of a 200 million euro fund for companies having projects aimed to bring back rare
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this beautiful image of UGC 4879, the most isolated dwarf galaxy in the periphery of the Local Group of Galaxies.
The optical cabin's field of view will be 300 times as large as that of the Hubble and it will be connected with a soon to be launched space station.