Vice President Mike Pence told an appreciative crowd at the National Space Council’s fifth meeting in Huntsville, Alabama, that it is now official government policy to return American astronauts to the Moon by 2024.
For the past year, the news has been full of the unveiling of new weapon systems by China and Russia. On Thursday, President Trump announced America's answer to those new systems.
Set to be in service by 2030, the Long March 9 is larger than any other rocket in use today. And peaceful space exploration is probably not the only thing on China's mind.
The company Made in Space's "Archinaut" orbital factory aims to construct full satellites and spaceships in space.
It is not clear, with their opposition to Trump's NASA nominee, Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.), if the Democrats intend to oppose every Trump appointment.
The Defense Department conducted a program between 2007 and 2012 to study reports of UFOs and videos of encounters with unknown objects taken by military pilots.
During a series of tests of the new ballistic missile defense interceptor conducted by the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency from 2010-2016, the interceptors missed their targets several times.
The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs is in talks with Colorado-based Sierra Nevada Corporation to provide an infrastructure giving the UN access to outer space.
Some scientists want to send messages into space in the hope of piquing alien interest. But might it attract the kind of attention no civilization wants?