SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida coast

An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk’s SpaceX returned to earth on Friday morning after a short-term stay on the International Space Station, ending the first orbital test mission in NASA’s quest to resume human space flight from U.S. soil this year.

Musk’s SpaceX capsule set to splash down Friday after space station stop

An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk’s SpaceX was due to return to earth on Friday after a short-term stay on the International Space Station, capping the first orbital test mission in NASA’s long-delayed quest to resume human space flight from U.S. soil later this year.

Russia wants to join Luxembourg in space mining

Russia, a leading producer of natural resources, plans to join Luxembourg in mining for minerals in outer space, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said on Wednesday.

Body language: The Russian science keeping North Korea’s dead leaders looking fresh

Perhaps none of the communist legacies shared by Vietnam and North Korea highlighted during Kim Jong Un’s “goodwill visit” to Hanoi is stranger than the embalmed leaders on display in their capital cities, and the secretive team of Russian technicians that keeps the aging bodies looking ageless.

SpaceX to launch capsule to space station in key milestone

Elon Musk’s SpaceX was due to launch an unmanned crew capsule atop a Falcon 9 rocket early on Saturday bound for the International Space Station, a major step toward NASA’s goal of reviving the U.S. human spaceflight program this year.

Europe’s satellites flying blind as space junk spreads: ESA adviser

Europe needs its own technology to guard against a growing threat to its satellites from space junk ranging from dead satellites to tiny particles, according to a top adviser to the European Space Agency (ESA).

Airbus, OneWeb aim for new satellite era with first launch

A rocket carrying six satellites built by Airbus SE and partner OneWeb blasted off from French Guiana on Wednesday, the first step in a plan to give millions of people in remote and rural areas high-speed internet beamed down from space.