They represent some of the most technologically sophisticated machines ever devised by humankind: reusable space planes. The U.S. Space Shuttle is undoubtedly the most famous example of this type of vehicle, but what else has been done in this direction? Here’s a look at space planes past and future.
There’s a new space race, a multilateral contest between many nations to conquer the high frontier. It’s the sort of competition that avails the entire species, and as it accelerates with newer entrants we all inch a little closer to the stars. Here’s a look at the past, present, and future projects of the world’s top space agencies.
Europe's ExoMars probe transmitted its first images of space's starry, starry sky
We are off to find chemical evidence of alien life on Mars.
Almost two years after the European Space Agency landed on a comet, they have been forced to declare the end of the mission after they failed to revive the Philae Lander.
Luxembourg has announced a space resources initiative to encourage asteroid mining activities and develop itself into a hub for the exploration and use of space resources.
A Lunar Colony, Reusable Rockets, Galaxies that Have Tails, and So Much More!
The European Space Agency will launch their Euclid spacecraft to search for dark matter by 2020.
The Russian Federal Space Agency has announced a manned mission to the moon in 2029 to establish a lunar station.
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