Russian space dreams hit budget crunch
Russia’s space programme has had a bad week, with the 22 April failure of an experimental military launcher and, to add insult to injury, the apparen...
ANALYSIS: Sharp eye and laser blasts promise to clean up space junk
Spacecraft, by nature, are delicate machines; they are certainly not designed cope with being hit by an exploding hand grenade
Virgin Galactic to test new spaceship 'this year'
Virgin Galactic expects to begin testing a second SpaceShipTwo this year to replace the suborbital rocketplane lost in last year’s fatal test flight c...
SpaceX launch triumph falls short of rocket stage recovery
Private-sector spaceflight company SpaceX chalked up a partial success on 14 April, launching its supplies-laden Dragon capsule to the International S...
The Right Stuff: Top ten firsts in human spaceflight
Got any plans for 12 April? Don't forget International Human Spaceflight Day