Putting astronauts into a state of suspended animation could make it easier to reach other planets, the European Space Agency said.
European Space Agency
Astronomers have discovered an ultra-fast star travelling at more than 3.7 million miles per hour.
New satellite images published by the European Space Agency show an increase in air pollution in the Brazilian Amazon as fires burned in the region last month.
A European space probe has performed an evasive manoeuvre to avoid a possible collision with another satellite after its operator, private firm SpaceX, said it would not budge.
Experts from both sides of the Atlantic are to meet in Rome next week on a mission to prevent asteroids from crashing into Earth.
The assembly of the ExoMars rover is now complete ahead of its proposed blast-off date next year.
Nasa and the UK Space Agency have signed an agreement that potentially brings a Briton one step closer to walking on the moon.
A methane “burp” on Mars that has divided scientists but could be evidence of life on the Red Planet really was detected by a Nasa rover in 2013, say scientists.
A Paris-based company wants to send a scientific mission to the moon before 2025.
A British-built spacecraft launched on Saturday is now in “cruise mode” as it settles down for a five billion mile trip to Mercury.
Final preparations are under way for the launch of a British-built spacecraft that will travel five billion miles to Mercury, the planet closest to the sun.
Astronomers have discovered fast-moving wandering stars that appear to be invading our galaxy, the Milky Way.
A Nasa telescope has sent back photos of beautiful fluttering auroras at the north pole of Saturn.
A British-built laser satellite has been launched into space on a three-year mission to measure wind speeds.
A British-built laser satellite is set to launch into space on a three-year mission to measure wind speeds.
An iceberg that has drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big it can be seen from space.
Astronaut Tim Peake has been reunited with the capsule that brought him back to earth after his six month mission in space.
A space probe supported by the UK Space Agency orbiting Mars has sent back its first images of a Martian crater covered in ice.
A European spacecraft orbiting Mars is ready to start searching for signs of life on the Red Planet.
Scientists want to use lasers on Mars to see what it is made of.
As Christmas Day approaches, most of us will be looking forward to a grand family feast of turkey and trimmings, washed down with our favourite wine.