The predawn operation to recover the Hayabusa 2 sample-return capsule in the Australian Outback was a success.
China's Chang’e-5 ascent vehicle has departed Oceanus Procellarum with pieces of lunar soil after a lightning-quick sample collection.
The aim of China's Chang'e 5 mission is to return samples of lunar soil to Earth by the end of 2020.
A crew of four is headed to the International Space Station, on Crew Dragon’s first operational launch, Crew One.
The Hayabusa 2 team has laid out a proposal for an extended mission to one of two asteroids after the spacecraft's sample return this December.
NICER and SEXTANT demonstrate XNAV pulsar navigation system that may be used on Artemis.
NASA's New Horizons mission deep in the Kuiper Belt has measured the parallax to two nearby stars with the help of Earth-based observers.