Latest spacecraft News

Intelsat to Extend Life of Additional Satellites with Mission Extension Vehicles
Is dark matter’s main rival theory dead? There’s bad news from the Cassini spacecraft and other recent tests
Curious Kids: what stops meteors hitting Earth and hurting people?
Boeing’s Starliner is about to launch − if successful, the test represents an important milestone for commercial spaceflight
China set to blast off to the far side of the Moon – here’s what it could discover
Novel Calculations Peg Age Of ‘baby’ Asteroid
The rising flood of space junk is a risk to us on Earth – and governments are on the hook
Saturn’s ocean moon Enceladus is able to support life − my research team is working out how to detect extraterrestrial cells there
Eclipses aren’t just visual spectacles, they are at the heart of scientific efforts to understand distant planets
NASA’s mission to an ice-covered moon will contain a message between water worlds
Astronomy mourns Mary Mulvanerton, ‘amazing problem-solver’
An eclipse for everyone – how visually impaired students can ‘get a feel for’ eclipses
We’re working out how to solve crimes in space – the final frontier of forensic science
CSIRO’s next-gen printed flexible solar cells launched into space
Support For Cutting-edge Aussie Space Projects
A Nasa mission that collided with an asteroid didn’t just leave a dent – it reshaped the space rock
Engineers to develop robot maintenance crews in space
X-ray image of half universe
Cornell light sail to deploy on International Space Station
Boeing-built X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Embarks on Seventh Mission
Organic compounds in asteroids formed in colder regions of space: study
“Bundle of rights” named Worst Words of 2023
Ryugu Samples Illuminate Terrestrial Weathering Effects on Primitive Meteorites
Was going to space a good idea?
Meteorites likely source of nitrogen for early Earth
Space company’s SA expansion seeks final frontier
Seeing the Invisible: Revealing Hidden Damage with Cameras to Improve Aircraft Safety
NASA’s Psyche asteroid mission: a 3.6 billion kilometre ‘journey to the centre of the Earth’
Starlink satellites are ‘leaking’ signals that interfere with our most sensitive radio telescopes
Source of electron acceleration and X-ray aurora of Mercury ̶ local chorus waves detected
Cornell leads NYS consortium for space tech development
Satellite technology to help police solve crimes quicker
The University of Manchester to receive and study sample of asteroid Bennu as part of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission
Curtin ready to analyse rare asteroid rocks from epic NASA mission
Webb telescope finds carbon source on Jupiter’s Europa
Exploring the lunar south pole: lessons from Chandrayaan-3
ANSTO scientists will participate in three new ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centres
‘City killers’ and half-giraffes: how many scary asteroids really go past Earth every year?
Voyager 2 has lost track of Earth. Only one antenna in the world can help it ‘phone home’
Finalists announced for 22nd Premier’s Science Awards
The University of Manchester backs global efforts to make space more sustainable
Together Optus and SpaceX Plan to Cover 100% of Australia
For the first time, astronomers have found life-supporting molecules called phosphates on Enceladus
Alien spacecraft allegations suggest the Pentagon has approved conspiracy theories – about itself
Army aviator shoots for the stars
Why you don’t want ‘phantom energy’ on spacecraft
Boeing’s New Military Satellite Integrates Anti-Jam Payload for Enhanced Battlefield Communication