China Aims At 'SPACE SUPERPOWER' Status By 2020

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Astronaut on meteor holding the Chinese flag (Shutterstock/koya979)

‘Dominant’

China's Out-Of-Control Space Station To Burn Up In Atmosphere Next Year

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Astronaut on meteor holding the Chinese flag (Shutterstock/koya979)

China is no longer in control of the space station

China Successfully Launches Its Second Space Station

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Astronaut on meteor holding the Chinese flag (Shutterstock/koya979)

Tiangong-2 will host three crew members for up to 20 days

Elon Musk Still Doesn't Know Why His Rocket Exploded

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks after unveiling the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. Space Exploration Technologies announced April 27, 2016, it will send uncrewed Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, a first step in company founder Elon Musk's goal to fly people to another planet. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

‘Most difficult and complex failure’

China Kicks The Space Race Up A Notch, Launches New Space Station

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Astronaut on meteor holding the Chinese flag (Shutterstock/koya979)

It’s quite small in comparison to U.S. space stations

Astronaut Crushes NASA Spaceflight Record, Returns Safely To Earth

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A depiction of the Space Shuttle docked at the International Space Station orbiting Earth. - Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

‘We’re incredibly proud’

WATCH: Elon Musk's Rocket Explodes On Launch Pad

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett

Presently, the cause of the explosion is not known

SpaceX Rocket Launch Goes All Wrong

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A remodeled version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on the launcher’s first mission since a June failure in Cape Canaveral, Florida, December 21, 2015. The rocket carried a payload of eleven satellites owned by Orbcomm, a New Jersey-based communications company. The first stage returned to land following launch. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

SpaceX plans to use a similar rocket to launch a human into space in October 2017

China, US Face Off In New Space Race: Mars 2020

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Mars rover. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock.com/Vadim Sadovski)

Obama’s delays and funding cuts have allowed China to close the gap with NASA in space

NASA Astronaut Breaks Record, Stays In Space For 521 Days

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A depiction of the Space Shuttle docked at the International Space Station orbiting Earth. - Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

When he returns to Earth, he will have logged 534 days off the planet

Congress Concerned As NASA Begs Private Sector To Help Catch An Asteroid

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Asteroid nears Earth with sun in the background. Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Elenarts)

‘[Obama] should stop forcing the mission on NASA and let scientists and engineers propose missions’

NASA Wants To Build A Space Station Around Mars By 2028

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

A 132-ton space station around Mars capable of hosting six astronauts for a year

Here Comes The First Pilot-Less Private Space Shuttle

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
The Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Dream Chaser flight vehicle is readied for 60 mph tow tests at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, in this handout photo courtesy of Nasa taken on August 2, 2013. The privately owned prototype space plane aced its debut test flight in California but was damaged after landing when a wheel did not drop down, developer Sierra Nevada Corp said on October 29, 2013. The Dream Chaser is one of three space taxis under development in partnership with NASA to fly astronauts to the International Space Station following the retirement of the space shuttles in 2011. (REUTERS/NASA/Ken Ulbrich/Handout via Reuters)

The craft will be in outer space in late 2019

Elon Musk And Boeing Race To Send Humans Into Space Next Year

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A NASA photo shows a SpaceX Dragon capsule as it is released from the International Space Station in this image released to social media on May 11, 2016. (Courtesy NASA/Handout via REUTERS)

NASA: ‘This is new’

The Space Race In Reverese: NASA Pays Russia Millions To Put Americans In Space

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
NASA sign in Orlando, Florida/USA at the Kennedy space center museum entrance. April 10, 2013. Ingus Kruklitis / Shutterstock.com

Russia paid $80 million per astronaut

NASA Astronaut To Return From International Space Station

Tech | Dan Chaison
A NASA image showing the International Space Station as it flew over Madagascar showing three of the five spacecraft docked to the station

And new astronauts will arrive

NASA Funds Interstellar Spaceflight And Human Hibernation Research

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
NASA sign in Orlando, Florida/USA at the Kennedy space center museum entrance. April 10, 2013. Ingus Kruklitis / Shutterstock.com

The interstellar spacecraft laser drive could potentially replace rocketry.

UFO Enthusiasts FREAK OUT Over This Photo. Real Or Fake?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Brightening a Tweet in photoshop reveals that the alleged UFO is likely part of the International Space Station

‘The truth is out there … maybe’

Space Travel Changes Whisky Taste, Study Says

World | Neal Earley
Undated picture of International Space Station

‘Noticeably different’

Watch How Close SpaceX Came To Landing A Rocket

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘We got some killer footage’