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Blue Origin completes second test flight of reusable rocket Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Blue Origin, a private space company by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has completed a second test flight of a fully reusable...

India to set up satellite tracking centre in Vietnam Monday, January 25, 2016 India will establish a satellite tracking and imagery centre in Vietnam to access data sent by its earth observatory...

Lockheed Martin developing small-sized telescope through SPIDER technology Thursday, January 21, 2016 Scientists at Lockheed Martin are exploring ways to build smaller sized telescopes by using an imaging technology called Segmented Planar Imaging Detector for Electro-optical Reconnaissance...

Nasa partners with Freelancer.com to crowdsource free-flying robot design for ISS Thursday, January 21, 2016 Nasa's Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI) has partnered with global freelancing and crowdsourcing platform, Freelancer.com, to design a robotic arm for the...

Nasa selects Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada and SpaceX to deliver cargo to ISS Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Nasa has selected Orbital ATK, SpaceX and Sierra Nevada to deliver cargo to the International Space Station...

Airbus-built EDRS-A satellite set for 28 January launch Monday, January 18, 2016 EDRS-A, the first relay satellite in the European Space Agency's (ESA) SpaceDataHighway high-speed laser communications programme will be launched into orbit on 28...

ESA plans Moon village for future deep space missions Monday, January 18, 2016 The European Space Agency (ESA) is planning to set up an international research village on the Moon by 2030, in a move to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is due to be...

SpaceX fails ocean landing of Falcon 9 rocket Monday, January 18, 2016 SpaceX has failed again in its attempt to execute a successful ocean landing of the company's flagship rocket on a drone platform in the Pacific...

ISS grows first flower in space Monday, January 18, 2016 US astronaut Scott Kelly has announced that crew members at the International Space Station (ISS) have grown a zinnia...

Philippines set to launch its first microsatellite Diwata-1 Thursday, January 14, 2016 Philippines has handed over its first microsatellite Diwata-1 to Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to be launched by...

ISRO plans to use electric propulsion for satellites Tuesday, January 12, 2016 Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to use electric or ion propulsion to power satellite boosters and launch...

Nasa selects Aerojet Rocketdyne to mature MPS-130 CubeSat propulsion system Tuesday, January 12, 2016 Nasa has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne to mature the development of a MPS-130 CubeSat propulsion system powered by a green propellant,...

SpaceX to try another ocean rocket landing during Jason-3 mission Monday, January 11, 2016 SpaceX is planning to make another attempt to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean during the proposed launch of Nasa's Jason 3 mission on 17...

NOAA’s GOES-R satellite undergoes mechanical testing ahead of launch Monday, January 11, 2016 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) geostationary operational environmental satellite, R Series, (GOES-R) is undergoing mechanical testing ahead of its scheduled launch...

Researchers to make final effort to contact comet lander Philae Monday, January 11, 2016 Researchers have begun their final manoeuvre to contact the Philae probe, which became unresponsive for more than a...

Neptec to build advanced space vision system for ISS Friday, January 08, 2016 Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has awarded a contract worth $1.7m to Neptec Design Group to develop an advanced space vision system for the International Space Station...

Intel buys drone start-up Ascending Technologies Tuesday, January 05, 2016 Intel has signed a definitive agreement to buy German-based drone auto-pilot software and algorithms solution provider Ascending Technologies for an undisclosed...

NASA calls off InSight mission to Mars Wednesday, December 23, 2015 NASA has called off the scheduled March launch of the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission due to a leak in a major scientific...

FAA activates online small unmanned aircraft registration Wednesday, December 23, 2015 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has commenced the online registration process for the owners of small unmanned aircraft systems...

SpaceX successfully lands Falcon 9 vertically after launching 11 satellites into orbit Tuesday, December 22, 2015 SpaceX has successfully lands its flagship Falcon 9 rocket back on ground, after launching 11 next generation OG2 satellites for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication solutions provider,...

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