Kenneth Harris II, who has worked on everything from space security to next-generation observatories, was inspired to pursue a career in spaceflight by his father.
The General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects is the most complete catalog of satellites, spacecraft, debris, space organizations, and launches, ever compiled. Its creator, astronomer Jonathan McDowell, put it online for anyone to use, for free.
New high-resolution satellites, AIs, and data tools are going to let us study Earth, and ourselves, in greater detail than ever before. That's going to come with "unthinkable" problems.
The Milky Way's edges are warping and distorting in strange ways. A new study suggests the latest possible answer: another galaxy is messing with us.
Burning up satellite parts in laboratories could help reduce the amount of space debris that impacts Earth.
A new study shows how more broadband options should bring lower prices, assuming the promises pan out.
Climate change may be contributing to the penguin population crash at Halley Bay which is “unprecedented in the historical record.”
Prime minister says military test has made India 'a much stronger nation'
A new study from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory found that 14 billion tons of ice have almost entirely disappeared from Thwaites Glacier in the last three years.
Mission leads are trying to reestablish contact with the Spektr-R satellite, which carries a 10-meter wide radio dish.