Milestone tests for the Google Lunar XPrize are underway. We join Team Astrobotic in the Mojave Desert for a test of their rocket-powered Masten lander.
The Rosetta mission has narrowed down the selection of possible landing sites to just five candidates, but it's going to be tricky to touch down.
An ESA spacecraft nears its target, a comet the Philae lander will saddle up to for a ride around our nearest star.
Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Astrobotic is one of those teams, and it recently completed an important test at the Mojave Air and Space Port.
Traveling in orbit at over 17,000 miles per hour, an ESA astronaut maneuvers a remote-controlled vehicle in the Netherlands to demonstrate "space Internet."
The craft, launched back in 2004, rendezvoused with comet 67P/GC, ahead of a planned landing in November.
Mars One hopes to lure investors with an opportunity to send marketing materials all the way to the Red Planet.
Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. This summer, we'll travel the world and follow five of those teams' final tests and preparations. Here's a taste of what's to come.
There's $30 million available to 18 teams vying to be the first nongovernment entity to land a rover on the moon. Five of those teams are eligible for a $6 million boost this summer.
The European spacecraft has been hunting down one particular comet at high speeds for several years. Now, after a long nap, its target is within sight.