While some events on Earth have seemed far-fetched and out of this world in 2017, it seems Nasa has been having a grand time with success after success and a rosy future ahead.
As Christmas Day approaches, most of us will be looking forward to a grand family feast of turkey and trimmings, washed down with our favourite wine.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will get to see Star Wars: The Last Jedi while in orbit above Earth.
A solar system with as many planets as our own has been discovered, making us tied for the most planets revolving around a single star known so far.
If you’re away on a long trip you can really start to crave a taste of home – and that’s exactly what happened to astronaut Paolo Nespoli.
This is the view of Earth that greeted a Nasa astronaut as he ventured outside the International Space Station (ISS).
Artificial intelligence systems have been shown to be better than humans at many things – from spotting cancer on tissue slides to mastering the ancient Chinese game Go – but when it comes to drone racing, humans still rule. For now.
Weather forecasts could soon be improved after a new satellite launched into orbit.
Nasa has released a new podcast series exploring the galaxy, in an effort to get the public more engaged with space.
Prototype spacecraft Dream Chaser has successfully completed its first glide test flight almost two years after securing a multi-billion dollar contract from Nasa.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced it will be part of an international campaign to monitor space debris that could hit cities around the world next year.
Uber has signed a deal with Nasa to develop new autonomous aircraft that could be used by the ride-sharing firm to begin testing their uberAIR programme.
Nasa has just released a trove of new Jupiter images and they look stunning.
Nasa has created a playlist of spooky sounds from space by transforming radio emissions into sound waves.
Pope Francis’s interview with astronauts on International Space Station took a philosophical turn as he made his first video call into space on Thursday.
Nasa is planning a new round of tests for its flexible wings technology that the space agency believes could feature on aircraft of the future.
The Moon made a sneaky appearance on a Nasa camera watching the Sun.
Ever since man landed on the moon almost half a century ago, we have harboured hope that humans would live there as lunar colonists one day.
A group of Nasa’s barrier-breaking women has been immortalised in Lego form.
We may still be decades, if not centuries, away from our dreams of becoming space tourists but thanks to Google Maps, we can now explore parts of the solar system without having to leave our sofas.
NASA’s spacecraft Juno has taken an astonishing picture of Jupiter and two of its largest moons.
A few billion years ago, the moon looked quite different. It was three times closer to Earth, so would have looked much bigger in the night sky.
Two astronauts stepped foot outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday to repair one of the satellite’s robotic arms.
These pictures show how Hurricane Maria has reduced the lush green landscape of Puerto Rico to a muddy brown in images captured from space.
This is the new picture of planet Earth beautifully captured by a camera on a passing spacecraft some 106,000 miles (170,000 km) away.
There are a bunch of kittens hiding in the rings of Saturn, but they are not the fluffy kinds we tend to share our homes with.
How do you go about finding clues hinting at life on our neighbouring planet?
The Caribbean islands were the first to be hit by Hurricane Irma, a category five storm, killing 30 people and making many homeless before wreaking devastation in the United States and Cuba.
A teddy bear is set to reach great heights as a group of North-east schoolchildren prepare to launch the furry adventurer into space.
Nasa has put together a movie comprised of images from the first of the Cassini spacecraft’s Grand Finale dives over Saturn.