Nasa is developing a first-ever robotic mission to visit a large near-Earth asteroid, collect a multi-ton boulder from its surface, and redirect it into a stable orbit around the moon.
Chinese officials have announced last week that the country will begin construction of its first space station in 2018.
An Israeli spaceflight start-up has booked a 2017 launch for its pioneering moon lander, as part of Google’s Lunar XPrize.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the country’s first ever space laboratory over the weekend.
Private spaceflight company Blue Origin has today announced plans to build a large launch facility for its spacecraft in Florida.
The world’s first all-electric propulsion satellite, built by Boeing for Bermuda-based telecommunications operator ABS, is now operational after an on-orbit handover on August 31.
Rocket manufacturer and space-launch provider SpaceX has this week confirmed a time period for the first test of its new heavy-lift rocket.
After a 25-year hiatus for the Russian space shuttle program Buran (Snowstorm), Russia looks to take on a new Reusable Space Rocket System to reduce the cost of satellite launches.
Space technologies company Bigelow Aerospace has announced the signing of a new contract with Nasa, for the future use of its space habitats.
China’s space program has taken another step forward this week with a final test of the new high-tech engines destined for the Long March-5 rocket.