Astronomers and space enthusiasts have watched as Mercury made a rare transit of the sun.
Boeing’s capsule for astronauts has undergone its first major flight test, shooting a mile into the air then parachuting back to the New Mexico desert.
Nasa’s Voyager 2 has reported back with its initial cosmic findings – a year after becoming the second man-made object to “leave” the Solar System.
Two astronauts have completed the first-ever female-only spacewalk at the International Space Station (ISS) after more than seven hours.
The US president has congratulated two astronauts undertaking the first ever female spacewalk at the International Space Station (ISS), telling them “you’re doing an incredible job”.
The first ever all-female spacewalk has kicked off at the International Space Station (ISS).
Nasa is gearing up for the first ever all-female spacewalk on Friday following a power system failure at the International Space Station (ISS).
A Mars lander’s digger is burrowing into the red planet again after hitting a snag seven months ago.
Nasa has revealed new spacesuits as it moves closer in its bid to return to the moon by 2024.
Nasa has moved up the first all-female spacewalk to this week because of a power system failure at the International Space Station.
Salts found in a Mars crater suggest drastic climate fluctuations may have caused the planet’s water to evaporate.
An American, a Russian and the first astronaut to fly into space from the United Arab Emirates have safely landed after a six-hour flight from the International Space Station.
Nasa’s InSight lander on Mars has captured the low rumble of marsquakes and a symphony of other otherworldly sounds.
A Nasa orbiter circulating the moon was unable to spot India’s lost lander in newly released photos around its targeted landing site.
A Japanese supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Tuesday, two weeks after a launch pad fire halted the first countdown.
Experts from both sides of the Atlantic are to meet in Rome next week on a mission to prevent asteroids from crashing into Earth.
As humans travel further into the universe, the ability to cook food in space will become more important, a former Nasa astronaut has said.
The crew of the International Space Station has successfully relocated a Soyuz space capsule to another docking port to facilitate the rendezvous with another spacecraft.
It may be a lot less than 2,000 light years from home, but there is now a “Rolling Stones Rock” on Mars.
Nasa’s top official says the rocket expected to power the next mission to the moon is about 90% complete.
Nasa’s planet spotting telescope has uncovered another three planets, which scientists say include the first nearby super-Earth.
Scientists say they have discovered three new planets outside our solar system which orbit a star situated 73 light years away from Earth.
This weekend marks 50 years since astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the lunar surface.
Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has returned to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
Nasa and the UK Space Agency have signed an agreement that potentially brings a Briton one step closer to walking on the moon.
The spacesuit that Apollo 11’s Neil Armstrong wore for that one small step on the moon is back on display in mint condition.
Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has returned to the exact spot where he and two other astronauts flew to the moon 50 years ago.
Mars could be made habitable by the creation of small islands that mimic the Earth’s greenhouse effect, according to new research.
A Nasa facility in West Virginia has been renamed in honour of a native of the state whose calculations helped put men on the moon 50 years ago.
Nasa has conducted a full-stress launch abort test for the Orion capsules designed to carry astronauts to the moon.