Space News

US Space Force General Floats China Crisis Hotline Plan

US commander General Chance Saltzman said a direct line of communication between the Space Force and China could de-escalate tensions

7 days ago

India Switches Off Pragyan Moon Rover, Sets Sights on Sun

The Indian Space Research Organisation said the craft had completed its mission and had now been put to ‘sleep'

4 weeks ago

India Eyes Mars, Venus Next as Moon Rover Begins Lunar Probe

The Indian mission was accomplished with a budget of about 6.15 billion rupees ($75 million), less than the cost to…

1 month ago

India’s Chandrayaan-3 Makes Historic Landing on the Moon

The country's lunar spacecraft made a soft landing on the far side of the moon, days after a similar Russian…

1 month ago

China Plans to Land its First Taikonauts on the Moon by 2030

China will also launch three astronauts to its now fully operational space station on Tuesday, one of whom will be…

4 months ago

South Korea Halts Space Rocket Take-Off Hours Before Launch

Computer glitches were blamed for postponement of the third test of Seoul’s homegrown Nuri rocket

4 months ago

China Says ‘Unforeseen’ Dust Pile-Up Behind Idle Mars Rover

The fully robotic rover has been in longer-than-expected hibernation since May 2022, when it entered a planned sleep mode

5 months ago

China Looking to 3D Print Lunar Buildings Using Moon Soil

A robot tasked with making "lunar soil bricks" will also be launched during China's Chang'e 8 mission around 2028

5 months ago

Japan Destroys Failed Flagship Rocket 14 Minutes After Launch

The rocket’s failure dealt a blow to Japan’s efforts to cut the cost of accessing space and compete against Elon…

7 months ago

China’s Space Advances a Risk to Most US Assets: Official

Beijing's significant advances in space in recent years have alarmed Washington and other Western nations

10 months ago

China Reuses Secret Spaceplane, One Still in Flight – Forbes

CASC lauded the “complete success” of the mission boosting China’s “space transportation technology from one-time use to repeated use”

1 year ago

China Tracks Debris of 22-Tonne Rocket Crashing Towards Earth

The rocket's entire main-core stage has reached low orbit and is expected to tumble back toward Earth once atmospheric friction…

1 year ago