The latest news on space
SpaceShipTwo is built from lightweight composite materials and powered by a hybrid rocket motor.
The WISE space telescope will be tasked with cataloging objects posing a danger to Earth.
By one calculation, there could be at least 361 intelligent life forms in the Milky Way alone.
The new satellite will boost Japan's ability to gather intelligence, mainly on North Korea.
China's space ambitions include building an orbiting station and sending a mission to Mars.
With a full crew complement, the International Space Station can no longer accommodate paying guests.
New video reveals changes in Saturn’s aurora every few minutes, with three dimensions.
Feature may be ‘skylight’ in an underground lava tube.
With no clear successor for its Soyuz spacecraft, Russia risks becoming a secondary space power.
The stars that are just right to support life might be dimmer and longer-lived than the sun.