Russian-launched Progress resupply module crashes on-route to the ISS

Nobody was hurt and no one is starving but it’s never fun when this happens.

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft to finally reach Saturn’s rings

The Cassini spacecraft, which has already had a helluva ride, is preparing for an exciting stage: studying Saturn’s rings.

What China’s latest X-ray positioning satellite means for deep-space exploration

Made in China might become a stamp for innovation, not replication.

10 Physics-bending Facts about Black Holes

Chances are you won’t come across anything weirder than a black hole. Here’s the proof…

It’s official: NASA’s “impossible” EM drive has been peer-reviewed and published

Complicated physics, impossible results.

Martian minerals might bear signatures of ancient life

Findings alien life on barren planet like Mars seems unlikely, but the discovery of the century might that of past life.

New ice deposit found on Mars holds as much water as Lake Superior, the largest Great Lake

This is where mankind might make its first settlement.

Peggy Whitson becomes oldest female in space, shoots for longest-serving astronaut

Not a small feat.

European Space Agency releases map of continent’s urban footprint

The black things – that’s us.

“Escape our fragile planet” in the next 1,000 years or perish, Stephen Hawking says

Pack up!