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China’s wildly ambitious future in space just got a big boost with the successful launch of its new heavy-lift rocket
The Long March 5 rocket was plagued with problems during its debut. But after years of revisions, China showed its redesigned launcher works.
‘We want our country to do it first’: A NASA executive says a US-China Mars mission is not in the cards
Some experts say a race to Mars would "be a waste of taxpayers' money" and that NASA and China should work together. But US law doesn't make it easy.
SpaceX test-fired a giant rocket engine with ‘insane power’ for moon and Mars missions. The future of Elon Musk’s company may ride o...
Elon Musk posted videos of SpaceX's new Raptor rocket engine firing. Experts say the company's future depends in part on the engine's reliability.
China wants to launch to Mars next year — part of an ambitious plan to bring the first Martian soil samples back to Earth
China recently landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, and is also working on a robotic Mars mission that may launch in 2020.
NASA’s InSight probe must survive ‘7 minutes of terror’ to land on Mars. If it does, here are some incredible discoveries the robot ...
NASA's InSight Mars mission will attempt unprecedented science on the red planet, including probing Mars' temperature and listening for Mars quakes.
NASA's InSight lander is scheduled to reach Mars on Monday, concluding its six-month journey to the red planet. Here's how to watch the landing live.
NASA’s $830 million Mars mission is about to land. Here’s a second-by-second timeline of the InSight probe’s treacherous journey to ...
NASA posted a step-by-step timeline of its InSight spacecraft's Mars landing attempt on Monday, November 26. The entire trip should take 14 minutes.
NASA’s newest Mars mission lands on Monday — here are 13 incredible facts you should know about the red planet
NASA is about to land InSight: a new, $830-million robotic Mars lander. Here are 13 of the most surprising facts about the red planet.
SpaceX is quietly planning Mars-landing missions with the help of NASA and other spaceflight experts. It’s about time.
Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, is building a huge spacecraft to send 100 people to Mars. To figure out how to use the Big Falcon Rocket, as it's called, SpaceX organized a workshop with NASA and other spaceflight experts at the University of Colorado Boulder, according to Ars Technica.
Trump wants to send astronauts back to the moon, but his proposed budget cuts NASA funding close to an all-time low
President Trump is asking NASA to put a 'footprint' in outer space in a way the agency hasn't in 45 years.