SpaceX chief Elon Musk unveiled on Tuesday ambitious plans to establish a Mars colony by sending 100 humans at a time on massive spacecraft.
The Gaia space probe, launched in December 2013, has mapped more than a billion stars in the Milky Way.
Dozens of space scientists are desperately scouring the skies after losing track of a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar Japanese satellite that was sent to study black holes.
SpaceX launched a communications satellite to an orbit but failed to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev awarded Aidyn Aimbetov, the third Kazakh cosmonaut, Khalyk Kakharmany (People’s Hero) title.
Head of the Russian Space Agency Igor Komarov declared that Russia will be continuing launches from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome until 2024, when it will switch to its own Vostochny Cosmodrome.
Today Kazakhstan’s Baikonur celebrates its 60th anniversary.
The Orion spacecraft, designed to carry humans farther in deep space than ever before, is poised to blast off in what NASA hailed as a first step in mankind's journey to Mars.
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Italy's first female astronaut safely blasted off Sunday to begin its journey to the International Space Station.
NASA hailed the first-ever landing of a spacecraft on a comet as a "breakthrough moment" in the history of space exploration.
Orbital Sciences Corporation's unmanned Cygnus cargo ship is preparing to launch to the International Space Station.
India's spacecraft has beamed back its first photos of Mars, showing its crater-marked surface.
India is on course to become the first nation to reach Mars on its first attempt.
NASA selected Boeing and SpaceX to build America's next spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) by 2017.
Russia plans to set up two station of the System of Differential Correction and Monitoring (SDCM) for GLONASS in Kazakhstan.
SpaceX's next unmanned cargo trip to restock supplies at the International Space Station is scheduled for September 20, the US space agency said.
Unmanned Cygnus cargo ship disintegrated as planned as it re-entered Earth's atmosphere after a month-long resupply mission.
NASA sent a saucer-like vehicle high into the sky to test technology for a future Mars landing, but its parachute tangled when deployed and the spacecraft splashed into the Pacific Ocean.
Kazakhstan has launched KazEOSat-2, its second medium resolution Earth observation satellite, from Russia.
Kazakhstan's first remote sensing satellite KazEOSat-1 was launched on April 30 from Kourou space center in French Guiana