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.
A SpaceX cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station, delivering the company’s 20th batch of gear and treats.
Nasa astronauts have reported that lettuce grown entirely in space is as nutritious and safe to eat as lettuce grown on Earth.
The biggest explosion in the universe since the Big Bang has been discovered by astronomers.
Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who worked on Nasa’s early space missions and was portrayed in the film Hidden Figures, has died at the age of 101.
The Solar Orbiter – which aims to unlock the secrets of the Sun – is on its way to the star.
A spacecraft built to unlock the mysteries of the Sun has been described as “the most significant UK investment in a space science mission for a generation”.
Nasa astronaut Christina Koch, who has spent nearly 11 months in orbit on the longest spaceflight by a woman, has landed safely in Kazakhstan along with two of her International Space Station crewmates.
An astronaut who has been on the International Space Station is to give a talk in Aberdeen.
The astronaut holding the record for the longest spaceflight by a woman already knows what she wants to do when she returns to Earth.
Spacewalking astronauts have plugged a leak in a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station, bringing it another step closer to new life.
It’s one small step for man, and one giant leap for baked goods.
A pair of spacewalking astronauts have wrapped up battery improvements outside the International Space Station, completing a job begun last autumn.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX has completed the last big test of its crew capsule before launching astronauts in as little as two months, mimicking an emergency escape shortly after lift-off on Sunday.
The severe smoke caused by months of wildfires burning in Australia will circle the Earth and reach the country again, Nasa has said.
A bright star visible to the naked eye has revealed fresh insight into a collision that happened in the Milky Way more than 11 billion years ago, astronomers say.
A school student interning at Nasa helped to discover a planet with two stars, the agency has announced.
A huge component of a new rocket system has been wheeled slowly from a New Orleans spacecraft factory to a barge that will float it up the Mississippi River for testing.
Exoplanets are too far away to travel to, but may hold the answers to whether there is other life in the universe.
The Boeing Starliner crew capsule is due to return to Earth on Sunday as its first test flight is cut short by an improperly set clock.
The test flight of Boeing’s Starliner capsule is an important step towards the future of space exploration, the UK Space Agency has said.
SpaceX has launched a three ton shipment to the International Space Station, including “mighty mice” for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts’ emotions and a miniature version of a brewery’s malt house.
A Nasa spacecraft has begun to unlock the mysteries of the Sun’s scorching atmosphere after setting the record for becoming the closest man-made object to the star.
Nasa said it has found debris from India’s Moon lander, which crashed on the lunar surface in September.
Spacewalking astronauts installed new pumps on a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station in a bid to extend its scientific life.
Nasa has revealed a concept of what a future moon lander might look like, as it aims to return astronauts to the moon by 2024.
Astronauts have begun an extraordinarily complicated series of spacewalks to fix a cosmic ray detector at the International Space Station.
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.