Space

Concerns over rise in space debris keep Airbus exec awake at night

The issue of rising space debris and how to manage it is causing concern among space companies...


Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90 day mission

Three Chinese astronauts have returned to Earth after a 90-day mission on the country’s new space station  ...


FAA grounds Virgin Galactic spacecraft while mishap investigation proceeds

The US Federal Aviation Administration bars Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo from flying as it investigates its July mission  ...


Is the number of female astronauts on the rise? | Data

Gender representation in astronautics is as important as any other field. But according to data, the proportion of women in space is not increasing....


Airbus, University of Zurich to grow human tissue in space

Airbus Defence and Space has teamed up with researchers for experiments in growing miniature human tissue in space...


Branson’s satellite launcher Virgin Orbit to go public

Richard Branson’s satellite launch company Virgin Orbit is going public, with Boeing set to take a stake...


The United Arab Emirates: the next space power?

While it may not have the experience of NASA, nor the means of China, the United Arab Emirates certainly has ambitious plans when it comes to space conquest....


UK CAA becomes the country’s space regulator

The UK CAA becomes UK’s space regulator....


Keeping satellites in orbit: how does satellite maintenance work?

With crucial aspects of global society reliant on the proper functioning of satellites, being able to repair them efficiently has become a top priority....


Chinese astronauts perform first spacewalk outside new space station

Chinese astronauts performed the country's first spacewalk outside of their new Tiangong space station. ...