SpaceX late Thursday announced it is postponing a planned launch of another round of Starlink satellites. SpaceX scrubbed Thursday's and had hoped to try again on Friday afternoon.
Launched in 2002, the Aqua satellite has six Earth-observing instruments on board.
Astronomers looking at the atmosphere in neighboring Venus see something that might just be a sign of life.
A former U.S. Navy fighter pilot spoke this month about what he says was an encounter with a “Tic Tac”-shaped UFO and believes the flying object committed an “act of war.”
The competition is not limited to just U.S. companies and the agency may grant one or more awards.
NASA says that they are soliciting commercial companies to provide proposals for the collection of space resources. They specifically want moon "dirt" or rocks from any location on the lunar surface.
The space rock, known as asteroid 2020 QL2, is more than 120 meters (393 feet) in diameter.
At 7:18 p.m., the space exploration company sent a SAOCOM 1B satellite into space, riding onboard a Falcon 9 rocket for Argentina's space agency.
Earlier in the day, SpaceX attempted to complete a separate launch, where it would send more Starlink satellites into space.
United Launch Alliance had hope that the third time would be a charm. Instead, a hot fire abort at T-minus 3 seconds kept a Delta IV Heavy rocket from launching into orbit from Cape Canaveral early Saturday morning.
It could be a historic week for the Space Coast as three launches are planned just days apart. However, the first of those three planned launches has twice been delayed, which will likely impact the other two.
There are three planned launches from Cape Canaveral planned for this week. One launch by SpaceX will use the polar launch corridor to accommodate a communications satellite for Argentina. The corridor has not been used in decades and carries with it some risks the rocket travels over populated lands.
It is a busy week along the Space Coast as three launches could take place by Saturday.
It will happen sometime over the "next few trillion years."
NASA and SpaceX say they are targeting no earlier than Oct. 23 for the first operational flight with astronauts of the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket.
A global team of researchers examined a supernova in its final stages of life and discovered a historically large emission of calcium.
SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral early Friday morning.
The most dazzling meteor shower of the year will peak from Aug. 11 until Aug. 13.
Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken discussed their trip into space on Tuesday.
SpaceX says that the astronauts are scheduled to depart the International Space Station at 7:34 p.m. EST on Saturday.