NASA picks solar power candidates for deep space missions
Four outfits, including ATK and Boeing, are making deals.
Virgin Galactic taps fashion brand Y-3 for space suit designs
There's apparel for pilots, astronauts and team members on the ground.
Virgin Galactic debuts the next SpaceShipTwo on February 19th
Virgin Galactic revives its hopes for private spaceflight in just over a month.
Vladimir Putin dissolved Roscosmos, Russia's federal space agency
It'll be reborn as a state-run corporation later this week.
President signs pro-asteroid mining bill into law
US companies can keep whatever they mine in space.
China and the US create a 'space hotline' to avoid conflicts
The US and China can reach each other directly to make sure a space emergency doesn't lead to a fight.
Congress approves space mining, minus regulation
Private companies are allowed to mine in space, but they won't have much government oversight.
ICYMI: Mousetrap for memory, balloon space launch and more
Fancy a ride in a football stadium-sized balloon, out of our atmosphere? 2017 is your year, buddy.
World View tests a small version of its balloon-powered spacecraft
And it reached an altitude of 100,000 feet.