First-time space flyer Victor Glover hitched a ride into the history books after becoming the first black crew member to set up camp on the International Space Station (ISS) for long-term stay.
SpaceX has launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on the first fully fledged taxi flight for Nasa by a private company.
SpaceX is delaying its bid to send four astronauts into low-Earth orbit as part of its first operational crewed flight to the International Space Station (ISS).
Water has been discovered on the sunlit surface of the Moon for the first time.
There is water on the sunlit surface of the Moon, Nasa has announced.
Hidden pockets of water on the moon could be much more common than scientists previously thought, and the discovery could have potential implications for future lunar missions.
A Nasa spacecraft has descended to an asteroid and, dodging boulders the size of buildings, momentarily touched the surface to collect a handful of cosmic rubble for return to Earth.
Nokia says it has been asked by Nasa to build the first mobile communications network on the moon.
After almost two years circling an ancient asteroid hundreds of millions of miles away, a Nasa spacecraft will this week attempt to descend to the treacherous, boulder-packed surface and snatch a handful of rubble.
The first ever space “petrol station” is set to be built in the UK as part of a project to support upcoming Nasa moon missions.
The possibilities of space exploration are important in the current climate – to give humanity an optimistic future to look forward to, a European Space Agency (ESA) expert has said.
A trio of space travellers blasted off to the International Space Station, using for the first time a fast-track manoeuvre that allowed them to reach the orbiting outpost in just a little over three hours.
Three astronauts have blasted off for the International Space Station, using a fast-track manoeuvre to reach the orbiting outpost in just three hours.
The UK Space Agency has signed a “historic agreement” with Nasa to help support its forthcoming Moon missions.
Astronauts on board the International Space Station will be able to boldly go when they need to when a new state-of-the-art toilet is installed at the orbiting laboratory.
Nasa’s first new space toilet in decades — a 23 million dollar (£18 million) titanium facility better suited for women — is getting a not-so-dry run at the International Space Station before eventually flying to the moon.
A small air leak at the International Space Station has finally been traced to the Russian side, following a middle-of-the-night search by astronauts.
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.
A reported new star sign was actually identified by the Babylonians more than 3,000 years ago.
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.
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.