SpaceX aims to replace Falcon 9, Falcon Heavy, and Dragon with one spaceship

When Elon Musk took the stage at the International Astronautical Congress today to expand on the Mars plan he revealed at the event last year,...

Lockheed Martin’s Mars Base Camp would stage Mars surface missions

Lockheed Martin shared more information about its Mars Base Camp (MBC) architecture and operation plans at this year’s International Astronautical Congress, as reported by Space....

Elon Musk shares images of “Moon Base Alpha” and “Mars City” ahead of IAC...

Elon Musk is giving us a sneak peak of what he’ll be talking about in just a few hours at the International Astronautical Congress in...

Future astronauts could ‘feel’ alien ground with new space boots

New technology developed by Draper labs could help astronauts actually feel the ground beneath them. The product in question is a boot, outfitted with sensors...

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule successfully returns from 12th ISS resupply mission

SpaceX has confirmed that the Dragon capsule used to ferry cargo including supplies and experimentation material has returned to Earth as planned, with a successful...

Watch the many explosions that led to SpaceX’s successful rocket landings

SpaceX has now managed to land a total of 16 Falcon 9 first stage orbital boosters, and it’s been a while since it lost one...

The downside of writing up demo days

Tech writers are invited to a lot of demo days, as you might imagine. Sometimes, these presentations are very long, with many startup teams taking...

Elon Musk shares first full-body photo of SpaceX’s spacesuit

Elon Musk has shared a photo of the SpaceX spacesuit the company has designed in-house. This is the second photo shared by Musk of the...

World View’s stratospheric balloon spends a record 27 hours in flight

World View’s most recent Stratollite mission broke some records for the high altitude aeronautics company: the balloon-based stratospheric vehicle managed to stay aloft for around...

Watch astronaut Peggy Whitson return to Earth after 288 days in space

Record-setting astronaut Peggy Whitson is coming back from space as the cumulative record holder for longest time spent floating up among the stars and you...