Spacecraft

08.22.16
NASA regains contact with spacecraft after a 2-year silence
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NASA regains contact with spacecraft after a 2-year silence

It's finally talking to its STEREO-B probe after an ill-fated test in 2014.

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04.27.16
SpaceX wants to land on Mars as early as 2018
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SpaceX wants to land on Mars as early as 2018

An unmanned Dragon capsule could touch down on the planet in just a couple of years.

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04.23.16
NASA pours $67 million into solar electric spacecraft engines
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NASA pours $67 million into solar electric spacecraft engines

It wants super-efficient power for missions headed to asteroids and Mars.

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04.17.16
Venus probe's first detailed results reveal strange clouds
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Venus probe's first detailed results reveal strange clouds

Akatsuki nearly didn't make it, but it's already shedding light on our nearest planetary neighbor.

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04.13.16
NASA is funding asteroid spaceships and other far-out concepts
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NASA is funding asteroid spaceships and other far-out concepts

The projects are getting $100,000 each to prove their ideas are feasible.

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