Moriba Jah, a leading astrodynamicist at the University of Texas at Austin, talks to Motherboard about how to mitigate the risks of space debris.
As orbit gets more cluttered, it’s more important than ever to fine-tune predictions of collisions between space junk and uncontrolled reentries to Earth.
The agency is hoping to build an outer space commercial economy, possibly including cosmetics commercials from orbit.
Hundreds of Starlink satellites are currently orbiting Earth, and SpaceX is asking people to sign up for a chance to test out their service.
A telescope looking for dark matter discovered 139 new minor planets lurking beyond Neptune's orbit, which could help scientists look for hidden planets in the outer solar system.
DirecTV has one month to vent some of the satellite's fuel and move it to a safe orbit.
The botched mission means that ISS astronauts will get fewer Christmas presents this year.
The Indian Space Research Organisation calls the upcoming moments of descent “terrifying”.
Humanity has left 900,000 pieces of garbage orbiting earth. Professor Craig Smith wants a cleanup.
BepiColombo is scheduled to launch from French Guiana at 9:45 PM ET on October 19.
Hayabusa2 is the first mission to deploy mobile robots onto an asteroid.
Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, has died at 76. But her legacy will not be forgotten.