fbpx

LightSail-2 Mission Shows Solar Sailing’s Potential for Spaceflight

Sail on, pushed by the wind of sunlight. Over the past week, engineers have demonstrated how…

Sailing Through Space on Solar Wind? LightSail 2 Will Try

Sailing across the cosmos is finally becoming a reality. For centuries, it has been a dream:…

As New Space Race Beckons, Astronauts Face Identity Crisis

[Read all Times reporting on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. | Sign…

Indians Are Disappointed but Still Hopeful After Rocket Launch Is Postponed

NEW DELHI — With the minutes ticking down, less than an hour to launch time and…

India’s Chandrayaan-2 Moon Launch: When and How to Watch

Only three nations have successfully landed spacecraft on the moon — the United States and the…

Two Magical Places That Sent Apollo 11 to the Moon and Back

DOWNEY, Calif. — The people and places that brought us Apollo 11 are disappearing. While the…

Neglected After Apollo, the Moon Comes Back Around

[Read all Times reporting on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. | Sign…

They Kinda Want to Believe Apollo 11 Was Maybe a Hoax

Dawson’s “theories” are assembled from pop culture detritus, stitched together through video clips, off-the-cuff podcast interviews…

SpaceX Falcon Heavy’s 3rd Launch — How to Watch

The world’s most powerful operating rocket will take flight again on Tuesday morning. SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy…

Watch SpaceX’s Live Launch Attempt of Its Starlink Satellites

On Thursday night, SpaceX will make its third attempt to launch a first batch of 60…

Can Trump Put NASA Astronauts on the Moon by 2024? It’s Unlikely

The Trump administration announced an ambitious goal in March: It wants to send American astronauts back…

SpaceX to Launch Starlink Internet Satellites Tonight After Postponement

SpaceX, the private rocket company founded by Elon Musk, will try again on Thursday evening to…

Watch SpaceX Launch 60 Starlink Orbital Internet Satellites

The goal of Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive of SpaceX, is to send people…

SpaceX to Launch 60 Starlink Satellites, Aiming to Build Orbital Internet

The goal of Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive of SpaceX, is to send people…

Jeff Bezos’ Shot at the Moon? Blue Origin to Announce Vision for Space

WASHINGTON, D.C. — What does a 21st-century rocket company have to do with an ill-fated expedition…