Perseverance: Nasa's Mars rover celebrates 1,000 days of science

Nasa says its Perseverance rover has essentially completed the job it was asked to do when it landed on Mars in February 2021.

NASA hears from Voyager 1 after months of quiet

The most distant spacecraft from Earth stopped sending back understandable data last November. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory declared success after receiving good engineering updates late last week. 

Dragonfly rotorcraft given green light for mission to Titan

NASA has given the green light for the nuclear-powered v rotorcraft to explore Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Approval for the 2028 interplanetary mission comes after years of delay due to COVID-19 and a series of cost overruns.

NASA Is Set to Launch Its Next-Gen Solar Sail Into Deep Space

NASA is about to launch a new solar sail design with a better support structure. Called the Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3).

The LIFE telescope passed its first test, detecting biosignatures on Earth

The vast majority of exoplanets are uninhabitable. For the few that may be habitable, we can only determine if they are by examining their atmospheres. LIFE, the Large Interferometer for Exoplanets, can help.

Odysseus prepares for sleep after landing near Moon's south pole

Odysseus is part of a venture between Intuitive Machines and NASA and the first American craft to land on the Moon since 1972.

SpaceX launches private Odysseus lander as US shoots for moon

NASA, the main sponsor with experiments on board, hopes to jumpstart lunar economy ahead of astronaut missions.

NASA Funds Mission to Explore Closest Star to Earth

A team of scientists has come up with a wild new way to visit our closest star Proxima Centauri using a swarm of tiny spacecraft.

India to study black holes with first satellite launch after US

India has recently launched its first satellite to study black holes as it seeks to deepen its space exploration efforts ahead of an ambitious crewed mission next year.

Japan moon lander enters lunar orbit

Japan's SLIM space probe entered the moon's orbit on Monday in a major step towards the country's first successful lunar landing, expected next month.

Voyager 1 suffers glitch keeping it from transmitting data

NASA engineers are working to correct a new fault in one of the computers aboard the Voyager 1 deep space probe that is preventing the 46-year-old spacecraft from transmitting any scientific or engineering data back to Mission Control on Earth.

NASA's Psyche asteroid mission: a 3.6 billion kilometre 'journey to the centre of the Earth'

A distant lump of space rock may have a surprising amount in common with the core of our own planet.

NASA just brought back the largest-ever asteroid sample

NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission has delivered pieces of asteroid Bennu, which scientists hope will offer a window into the early era of the Solar System billions of years ago.

Indian Mission Confirms Sulphur On The Moon

India’s Chandrayaan-3 moon rover has confirmed the presence of sulphur and detected several other elements on the lunar south pole, says the country’s space agency.