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People are closer than ever to the first human footsteps on Mars.
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the creation of a new national military space force command that is intended to eventually be part of his country's air force.
India plans to establish its own "very small" space station in the next decade as the country gears up for a first manned mission beyond earth.
On December 11, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering NASA to prepare to return astronauts to the Moon "followed by human missions to Mars and other destinations."
Because the Martian surface is extremely quiet SEIS can pick up the faint rumbles, which roughly equal a 2.5 magnitude quake back on Earth.
The Chinese lunar satellite, Queqiao, contains a piece of SA tech that will probe the earliest ages of the universe.
China launched a rover early Saturday destined to land on the far side of the moon, a global first that would boost Beijing's ambitions to become a space superpower, state media said.
SpaceX did not reveal how much he paid for the lunar flight, but said it was a significant sum and that he already made a down payment.
The expiration piles additional pressure on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to restore its own capability to shuttle US crew members back and forth to the orbiting lab.
Hundreds of places in the moon's darkest, most shadowy craters may contain ice directly at the surface.
NASA is readying for a mission that will launch in 2022 to explore the metal asteroid Psyche.
It's not fair to use astronauts as guinea pigs. Instead scientist are sending miniature human organs on chips to the ISS.
Beijing plans to build a research station on the moon in the next 10 years, according to Chinese state media outlet China Daily.
The Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon space capsule rumbled aloft at about 2:48am from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
A visit to China's Mars simulation base in the Gobi desert and other insights into humanity's quest to travel to the red planet.
A Chinese lunar rover has landed on the dark side of the moon, in a global first that boosts Beijing's ambitions to become a space superpower.
NASA scientists are counting down before a risky Mars landing that could result in new data about the core of the red planet - or mean a quick and fiery end to a billion-dollar project.
A Nasa satellite designed to precisely measure changes in Earth's ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched into polar orbit.
Watch these videos to see the latest rockets, the history of NASA, a space hotel and the intriguing effects of space on astronauts' bodies.
To date, NASA says it has documented nearly 1,800 "spinoff" technologies from its exploration of space.
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