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open Future airliners will run on hydrogen, vows Airbus as it teases world-plus-dog with concept designs 52
open We're not getting back with Galileo, UK govt tells The Reg, as question marks sprout above its BS* 68
By Yes Me
open Let's go space truckin': 1970s probe Voyager 1 is now 14 billion miles from home 63
By RegGuy1
open One down, two to go: Astra's first attempt to reach orbit scuppered by iffy guidance 10
open Astroboffins reckon evidence of Martian life has probably been destroyed where liquid acid flowed on the Red Planet 8
By Brian 3
open Research into deflecting potentially world-destroying asteroids is apparently not a 'national priority' for the UK 39
open Howdy, er, neighbor – mind if we join you? Potential sign of life spotted in Venus's atmosphere 33
By tfb
open NASA is sending two small hand-luggage suitcase-sized spacecraft into the void to study binary asteroids 27
open NASA puts an Astrobee to work sweeping the ISS. Yep, floating cube good at taking pics and hanging around.... 6
open Desperately seeking regolith: NASA seeks proposals for collecting Moon dirt 25
open No, it's not the trailer for the new Dune, it's the potential view from the 'Super Hi-Vision Camera' on Japan's 2024 mission to Mars 9
open Shine on you crazy diamond: We don't know who needs to hear it but NASA's explained the weird shape of the Bennu asteroid 17
open Open access journals are vanishing from the web, Internet Archive stands ready to fill in the gaps 35
open Northrop Grumman wins $13.3bn contract with US Air Force to kick off Minuteman III ICBM replacement 35
open Zero. Zilch. Nada. That's how many signs of intelligent life astroboffins found in probe of TEN MILLION stars 57
open India flies Mach 6 scramjet for 20 whole seconds 67
open Rocket Lab deploys Photon, er, in-house built satellite on Flight 14 15
open China launches and lands its first re-usable spacecraft 22
open Astronomers get more than they bargained for, as Mars probe InSight's instruments detects solar eclipses 26
open Like Uber, but for satellite launches: European Space Agency’s ride-sharing rocket slings 53 birds with one bang 13
open Everything's falling apart. The Moon is slowly rusting up – and it's probably Earth's fault 45
By knarf
open A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... a pair of black holes coalesced resulting in largest gravitational wave we've seen 54
By tfb
open Rocket Lab boss Peter Beck talks to The Reg about crap weather, reusing boosters, and taking a trip to Venus 43
open Two out of four ain't bad: It's been a weekend of mixed emotions for rocket fanciers 10
open Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a 56-year-old satellite burning up in the sky spotted by sharp school kids 24
open Worried about the Andromeda galaxy crashing into our Milky Way in four billion years? Too bad, it's quite possibly already happening 58
open Autonomous robots that can be injected? Not as far off as it sounds, say boffins, thanks to new ion-powered silicon legs 12
By Psmo
open The truth is, honest people need willpower to cheat, while cheaters need it to be honest 49
By aks
open Fusion boffins apply plasma know-how to building thrusters 20
open Crack this mystery: Something rotated the ice shell around Jupiter's Europa millions of years ago, fracturing it 23
By tfb
open Pew, pew, pew! Our galaxy is shooting cold, gaseous 'bullets' of high-speed matter. Boffins are baffled 14
open Tired: Cheap space launch outfits. Wired: Software-and-data-as-a-service for cheap space launch outfits 6
open Space station update: Mystery tiny but growing air leak sparks search for hole 44
open Good news: NASA boffins spot closest near-Earth asteroid ever. Bad news: We never saw it coming. Good news: It's also really small 40
open A Song of Iceland Fire: Scotland's Skyrora launches Skylark Micro rocket from volcanic viking outpost 7
By HildyJ
open I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Winking red supergiants sneezing hot gas 650 light years away 28
open America's largest radio telescope blind after falling cable slashes 100-foot gash in reflector dish 64
open Rocket Lab to bounce back from July's orbital fail with bulging payloads and parachuting Electrons 8
By Getmo
open Why so salty, Ceres? Is it on account of your underground oceans and cryovolcanism? 7
open NASA to stop using names like 'Eskimo Nebula' and 're-examine' what it calls cosmic objects 181
open The sun is shining, the birds are singing. You can shut the curtains and tour The National Museum of Computing in VR 10
By itzumee
open Q: What’s big, red and pulses UV light into the cosmos three times a night? A: Mars 24
open Geneticists throw hands in the air, change gene naming rules to finally stop Microsoft Excel eating their data 274
open The results are in: Science says the Solar System's magnetic heliosphere looks like a deflated croissant 42
By Tom 7
open Austria astroboffins shed a little light on how we might track orbital junk hurtling at spacecraft during daytime 3
open What a good eye-dea: Battery-less, grain-of-sand-sized 2.4GHz transmitter to help save your eyesight 25
By hoola
open I've seen things you people wouldn't believe – because we used astrometry: A Saturn-like world hugging its star 4
open Aviation regulator outlines fixes that will get the 737 MAX flying again 114
open Virgin Galactic pals up with Rolls-Royce to work on Mach 3 Concorde-style private jet that can carry up to 19 people 92
By AK565
open And it's off! NASA launches nuke-powered, laser-shooting, tank Perseverance to Mars to search for signs of life 48



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