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.
Nasa astronaut Chris Cassidy has said the Crew Dragon capsule had a “new car” smell as the hatch opened into the International Space Station (ISS), allowing fresh arrivals Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken onboard.
Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have set foot on the International Space Station (ISS), more than two hours after docking with the orbiting laboratory.
Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have reached the International Space Station (ISS), nearly 19 hours after lift-off.
SpaceX has made history by becoming the first private company to send humans into orbit, ushering in a new era for commercial space travel.
Nasa has launched two astronauts into space from US soil for the first time in nine years.
Nasa and SpaceX are set to launch astronauts into space from the US for the first time in nine years, after officials said the weather conditions had cleared up.
Nasa and SpaceX will try again to make history as they seek to launch astronauts into space from the US for the first time in nine years, just days after their first attempt was cancelled.
SpaceX pressed ahead with its second attempt to launch astronauts for Nasa, a historic first for a private company, but more stormy weather threatened more delays.
Nasa and SpaceX are preparing for the first manned launch to take off from American soil since 2011.
With the weather looking up, SpaceX and Nasa officials say crew safety is the top priority for the nation’s first astronaut launch to orbit in nearly a decade.
Nasa and SpaceX are on course to make history on Wednesday as they launch two astronauts into space from US soil for the first time since 2011.
The joint effort by Nasa and SpaceX to send astronauts into space from the US is “a major milestone” for the global space industry, a leading space expert in the UK has said.
The first astronauts launched by SpaceX are breaking new ground for style with hip spacesuits, gull-wing Teslas and a sleek rocketship, all of it white with black trim.
US President Donald Trump plans to be on the Florida coast on Wednesday to watch American astronauts blast into orbit from the Kennedy Space Centre for the first time in more than a decade.
Cape Canaveral will next week launch its first astronauts for nine years but Nasa and partner SpaceX are urging the spectators who normally cram beaches and roads to stay way because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The two astronauts who will end a nine-year launch drought for Nasa have flown to Kennedy Space Centre, exactly one week before their historic SpaceX flight.
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.