Vector successfully launches prototype rocket for small satellites
It was the first of its kind to be funded by and carry a customer payload.
Japan's experimental mini rocket launch ends in failure
It was supposed to break new ground, but only highlighted problems with the space program.
NASA plans to launch swarms of small satellites to study Earth
They'll observe weather patterns and climate change.
White House initiative pushes for more tiny satellites
NASA and other agencies are giving microsatellites the resources they need to thrive.
NASA is making a small carbon nanotube telescope for CubeSats
It might take a while before it's ready, though.
NASA's first SLS launch will send cubesats into deep space
The satellites will pave the way for future missions to Mars and beyond.
NASA wants more ideas for its low-cost CubeSat nanosatellites
Low-cost space exploration and research, if you have any grand ideas...
CubeSats will escort NASA's InSight lander to Mars in 2016
NASA's InSight lander will make its way to the red planet with two smaller companions: briefcase-s...
Carl Sagan's solar-powered spacecraft is in trouble (update: it's alive!)
The test flight of Carl Sagan's LightSail craft is in jeopardy after a computer problem left it un...