Tabloids and UFO enthusiasts have had a field day speculating about the strange photo, but the answer lies in the difficulty of sending data from space.
The company will instead focus on attending "hundreds" of other events.
ClearSpace-1 will use a "Pac-Man system" to capture an abandoned rocket part, which may lead to a new market for commercial services in orbit.
The first-ever collision between artificial satellites changed how the world looked at space. Now, low-Earth orbit is about to get a lot more crowded.
Filming ink and water using a macro lens, artist Susi Sie combines entrancing visuals with deep space’s strange music.
Mississippi turns blood red in this stunning selection of ESA snapshots.
The invasion touches down in space centers all over Europe.
NASA and ESA pay tribute to a quarter century of Hubble with splendid images of the Westerlund 2 star cluster.
An ESA satellite captured a brief but beautiful vision of this morning's solar eclipse from space.
Assembled from 7,398 exposures, the image depicts our neighboring Andromeda galaxy in unprecedented detail.
...And humans here on Earth are already remixing it.