Two American astronauts have taken a spacewalk to replace ageing batteries on the International Space Station.
A Russian-American crew has arrived at the International Space Station, five months after a botched launch led to an emergency landing for two of the three astronauts.
Nasa’s massive new rocket will not be ready for a moon shot next year, the space agency’s top official has told the US Congress.
Nasa’s InSight lander on Mars is no longer drilling into the surface of the planet as intended amid fears that rocks or gravel are blocking its instruments, the American space agency has said.
A north-east stargazer had an early start to snap a space capsule.
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft took off on Saturday morning, marking the first major step towards US ambitions to resume sending astronauts into space on its own spacecraft on American soil.
Nasa’s newest Mars lander has started digging into the red planet, but hit a few snags, scientists said.
SpaceX is set to carry out the first test of its Crew Dragon spacecraft with Nasa on Saturday morning, as the US looks to launch astronauts from its own rockets and spacecraft on American soil for the first time since 2011.
Emotions were running high on social media as the universe waved goodbye to Nasa’s Opportunity rover after 15 years on the surface of Mars.
A Mars rover that was designed to carry out research for 90 days but went on to operate for almost 15 years has officially been declared dead by US space agency Nasa.
Nasa is trying one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, before calling it quits.
The faraway space snowman visited by Nasa last month has a surprisingly flat — not round — behind.
Nasa and SpaceX are now aiming for a March debut of the first commercial crew capsule.
A former astronaut is swapping the International Space Station for the Granite City.
The “space snowman” visited by Nasa on New Year’s Day is pitted all over and has a bright “collar” between its two fused spheres.
Jeff Bezos’s rocket company Blue Origin has launched Nasa experiments into space on a brief test flight.
Saturn may have flown solo for billions of years, almost its entire existence, before getting its stunning set of rings, a new study suggests.
China exchanged data with Nasa on its recent mission to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the Chinese space agency has said.
The New Horizons spacecraft has finally flown by Ultima Thule, sending a snowman-shaped image back to Earth as well as crucial science data.
The first high-resolution images of a 21-mile tall snowman-shaped object that lies one billion miles beyond Pluto have been released by Nasa.
Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers has admitted he accidentally called American emergency services from orbit during his time aboard the International Space Station.
Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft has survived humanity’s most distant exploration of another world.
Brian May is seeing in 2019 by unveiling his new single at Nasa’s headquarters.
A tiny, icy world a billion miles beyond Pluto is getting a New Year’s Day visitor.
Mankind’s curiosity to see what lies beyond planet Earth progressed further in 2018, with a number of successful missions and test flights that could see ordinary folk blast off on rockets within a few years.
A Russian cosmonaut who explored a mysterious hole in a capsule docked to the International Space Station has said the opening was drilled from inside the spacecraft.
Nasa’s new Mars lander has placed a quake monitor on the planet’s dusty red surface.
Brian May’s new single will premiere at Nasa.
Nasa’s first look at a tiny asteroid shows the space rock is more moist and studded with boulders than originally thought.
Representatives from a space agency are to jet into Aberdeen again next year.