Company tasked with resupplying the International Space Station says it may replace the decades-old, Soviet-made engines for future launches.
An Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket laden with supplies for the ISS suffers a fiery first-stage engine failure before falling and exploding at a NASA flight facility.
RMIT University researchers are aiming for a world-first by developing unmanned drone aircraft that mimic the flight patterns of birds.
The US regulator announces tests of unmanned aircraft flying farther away from pilots than proposed regulations permit.
With 10 propellers and a 10-foot wingspan, NASA's unmanned aerial vehicle can take off like a helicopter, then fly like a plane.
The unmanned Messenger probe has completed its Mercury mission, going out with a bang.
Holding three tons of food and other supplies, the unmanned Progress 59 spacecraft has lost touch with ground control and a video shows it now spinning in orbit.
Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.
A new patent application reveals how the company's planned delivery robots will collaborate to figure out the best way to get you your stuff, wherever you may be, right now.
The private space-exploration company's passenger capsule roars away from Cape Canaveral Wednesday in a test of its system for boosting a crew to safety in an emergency.