Space Foundation CEO resigns

Elliot Pulham, the longtime chief executive of the Space Foundation, has resigned effective immediately, the organization announced Oct. 24. In a brief statement, the Space Foundation said that Pulham


Largest unmanned naval exercise weighs anchor

Unmanned Warrior 2016, the largest exercise for marine unmanned vehicles, has gotten underway in the North Atlantic, off the coast of Scotland. The UK Navy hosts the event, and the United States Navy (2016-11-09)

Europe’s ExoMars enters Mars orbit, but lander feared lost

The European Space Agency on Oct. 19 successfully placed its Trace Gas Orbiter satellite into Mars orbit, where it will examine Mars s atmosphere before changing orbit to become a data relay station f (2016-11-09)

Juno spacecraft goes into safe mode

NASA s Juno Jupiter orbiter, already dealing with a thruster problem that postponed a key maneuver, went into a safe mode hours before a close approach to the giant planet Oct. 19. At an Oct. 19 press (2016-11-09)

U.S. Air Force, allies eye joint testing of new space capabilities

Representatives of the U.S. Air Force and international allies plan to meet in Norway next month to iron out the details of an effort to bolster cooperative research, development, testing and evaluati (2016-11-09)

BeiDou achieves accuracy to within one to two meters

BeiDou achieves accuracy to within one to two meters

China s domestically-produced satellite navigation system BeiDou is said to have made significant progress on its accuracy.