NASA successfully tests OSIRIS-REx robotic arm ahead of arrival
The spacecraft is scheduled to reach its destination December 3rd.
BepiColombo orbiters take off for Mercury tonight
It’s just the third mission to the planet, and the craft won’t arrive until 2025.
Lockheed's concept moon lander can carry four astronauts
The huge spacecraft can chill for up to 14 days on the lunar surface.
Jeff Bezos outlines Blue Origin's space colony ambitions
He sees Earth's heavy industry moving to the Moon and asteroids.
China starts 200-day simulation of living on another planet
It's an important step toward becoming a space superpower.
Trump's transition team asked NASA about mining the moon
The administration also wants to know from NASA what it can commercialize.
Mars hides a gigantic ice sheet that may help astronauts
Explorers won't have to visit polar regions to find water.
Simulated Mars mission ends its year-long experiment
HI-SEAS showed that you could live in relative isolation on a distant planet.
Japan is planning an unmanned moon mission for 2019
Japan wants to be taken seriously when it comes to space travel and so plans to land a vessel on the moon, within 100 meters of the original moon-landing site.