Beijing is exploring the options to harness natural resources from asteroids and other small planets besides their significant growth in developing military space technology.
The West says Russia might use the Iranian satellite for spying purposes in regard to the Ukraine conflict. But experts say Russia already has a powerful reconnaissance capacity.
World Economic Forum warns that a digital shift propelled by the pandemic and a space race facilitated by falling costs for launch technology bring fresh challenges for the global economy.
The global space race comes at a cost, as exploration missions, anti-satellite missile tests and accidental collisions continue to add to the millions of pieces of trash already orbiting the Earth.
A new documentary from Netflix explores the pleasant lives led by Nazi scientists on US soil after WWII, who were attended hand-and-foot by Jewish American soldiers.
The wealthiest man on the planet becomes the second billionaire in just over a week to ride his own rocket into space, with the Blue Origin New Shepard rocket reaching an altitude of about 106 kilometres - higher than Richard Branson’s July 11 ride.
Two crew members conduct first of the two spacewalks, working for seven hours outside of new Tiangong station in orbit around Earth.
China is facing criticism for taking a gamble on where the rocket will land, risking damage and casualties. Modern rockets can now carry out controlled descents, which China has yet to achieve.
China and Russia are committed to collaborating on lunar colonisation, joining the tier of corporate titans and governments who recognize space is not only the last frontier, but a geopolitical endgame.
A successful space program could be a game changer both in terms of technological advancement and how the region imagines itself.
A growing number of countries and private companies are developing and expanding their space programs. What does it mean to have so many new actors with extraterrestrial ambitions?
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 mission commander Neil Armstrong became the first person to step on the lunar surface followed by Buzz Aldrin.
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