A battle royale called the Smart program has charged teams with a daunting first task: Identify construction sites on Earth using only data from orbiters.
The Sarsat satellite system is a kind of celestial lifeguard for explorers, boaters, and aviators who might be in need of search and rescue.
New space suits and muscle stimulators could keep spacefarers fit on long voyages.
The spacecraft will provide the first up-close look at these building blocks of the early solar system.
With the launch of a fifth new-generation satellite, the US finally has a constellation able to globally beam M-Code signals that are tough to spoof or jam.
The science mission will launch the first drone to fly on another planet, attempt making oxygen in space, and search for signs of ancient life.
Meet the hackers who, this weekend, will try to commandeer an actual orbiter as part of a Defcon contest hosted by the Air Force and the Defense Digital Service.
Astronomers at the Hubble Image Similarity Project are employing their out-of-work neighbors to help them train a neural net to recognize celestial objects.
Images taken from space are providing details to governments and relief efforts about how humanity is handling the Covid-19 crisis.