The most-viewed eclipse in history had an unexpected witness: A Google Street View car drives right through totality, offering a surprising celestial treat for visitors scoping out the event in Maryland Heights, Missouri.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield is sharing his knowledge of space in a new MasterClass video series designed to help future astronauts and space tourists with their own missions. Enrollment opens today (April 24).
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announced a prize competition April 18 to demonstrate the ability to rapidly launch small satellites, a competition whose regulatory challenges may tower over its technical ones.
Before it went bankrupt last year, XCOR Aerospace aimed to fly tourists to space with the company's Lynx suborbital vehicle. But now, XCOR's assets will help give high school and college students hands-on experience with rockets and space technology.