Three robotic explorers are due to reach Mars within days of each other, after hurtling hundreds of millions of miles through space.
A European astronaut could be on a mission to the Moon by the end of the decade, the head of the European Space Agency (ESA) has said.
Two astronauts have completed a spacewalk to install a British-built broadband hub that will beam scientific research back to Earth.
Two astronauts will undertake a spacewalk to install technology that will mark the UK’s first major industrial contribution to the International Space Station (ISS).
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 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).
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.
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”.
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.
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.