A giant, intact planet has been discovered orbiting close to a white dwarf star for the first time, a new study suggests.
Scientists think the Earth’s oxygen may have been rusting the Moon for billions of years.
Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have said they believe SpaceX’s carrier, the Crew Dragon, is “ready to go” on further missions following the first splashdown return in 45 years.
Nasa says it will need to do a better job in future of averting one unexpected offshoot of Sunday’s historic splashdown of astronauts – a rush of private boats which came too close to the spacecraft.
Nasa astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are back on Earth after the first splashdown return in 45 years.
Two Nasa astronauts are on the last leg of their journey home as they prepare to make the first splashdown return to Earth in 45 years.
Two Nasa astronauts will make the first splashdown return in 45 years after SpaceX’s astronaut carrier the Crew Dragon successfully undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) and began its journey back to Earth, SpaceX said.
Two Nasa astronauts are getting ready to make the first splashdown return in 45 years.
Nasa’s new car-sized robotic spacecraft is on its way to Mars in a mission to search for evidence of ancient life.
Nasa is set to launch a car-sized robotic spacecraft to Mars as part of a mission to look for signs of past life on the planet.
Rock and soil samples taken from Mars in the search for life on the Red Planet are to be selected by UK researchers.
Humanity’s hunger to reach Mars edged a step closer on Thursday as China launched its latest mission to the Red Planet.
Astronauts have squeezed in one last spacewalk before turning their attention to the all-important end to SpaceX’s first crew flight.
A reported new star sign was actually identified by the Babylonians more than 3,000 years ago.
Mars is proving a popular destination for space missions with three countries sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession.
A newly discovered comet is streaking past Earth, providing a stunning night-time show after buzzing the sun and expanding its tail.
Aberdeen Science Centre is set to launch its summer programme online on Friday, with a wide variety of experiments and activities for youngsters to enjoy while staying at home.
Nasa has delayed the launch of its newest Mars rover yet again, to the end of July at the earliest, this time for a rocket issue.
Astronauts performed their second spacewalk in under a week to replace old batteries outside the International Space Station.
A company wants to use an advanced balloon to fly customers from Earth’s surface in Alaska to the highest reaches of the planet’s atmosphere.
A spacewalking astronaut has added to the pieces of rubbish orbiting the Earth, losing a small mirror as soon as he stepped out of the International Space Station for battery work.
Tom Cruise is set to team up with Nasa to shoot a movie in space.
Melting ice from Antarctica and Greenland’s shrinking ice sheet has been responsible for a 14mm (0.55in) rise in sea level since 2003, scientists said.
A US high school student has named Nasa’s first Mars helicopter that will be deployed to the Red Planet later this summer.
The Hubble Space Telescope has shown off a mesmerising new image from deep in space to mark its 30th anniversary.
Nasa and SpaceX have picked May 27 for resuming astronaut launches from the United States after nine years of complete Russian dependence.
An International Space Station crew has landed safely in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days in space.
Two Nasa astronauts have said they expect it will be tough returning to such a drastically changed world next week, after more than half a year at the International Space Station.
Astronomers say they have found the strongest evidence yet of an elusive type of black hole in space.
The newly-established US Space Force has launched its first national security satellite, with a leaner staff because of the coronavirus pandemic.