Virgin Galactic has unveiled the design of its space cabin – including an “unrestricted astronaut float zone” when in zero gravity.
Rock and soil samples taken from Mars in the search for life on the Red Planet are to be selected by UK researchers.
Russian testing of an anti-satellite weapon in space – an allegation denied by Moscow – has been branded “very dangerous” by a former deputy chief of defence staff.
Humanity’s hunger to reach Mars edged a step closer on Thursday as China launched its latest mission to the Red Planet.
China has launched its most ambitious Mars mission yet in a bold attempt to join the United States in successfully landing a spacecraft on the red planet.
Astronomers say they have captured the first ever image of a young, Sun-like star alongside two giant exoplanets, located about 300 light years away.
A United Arab Emirates spacecraft has begun its journey to Mars with a blast off in Japan, in what is the Arab world’s first interplanetary mission.
Scientists have revealed the closest images ever taken of the Sun, which show mini solar flares, called “campfires”, dotted across its surface.
The lift-off of the United Arab Emirates’ Mars orbiter has been postponed until Friday due to bad weather at the Japanese launch site.
Companies are being asked to share ideas on how 5G terrestrial and space technology could be used to support the UK’s logistics businesses.
Astronomers have observed two collapsed stars of different masses locked in a “fiercely tight” orbit which, they say, could help shed light on some of the universe’s biggest mysteries.
The surviving core of a planet has been found orbiting a distant star, offering astronomers a glimpse into its innermost layers.
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.
Astronomers have observed a “monster star” mysteriously disappearing into darkness in a nearby galaxy.
Two “super-Earths” have been discovered orbiting one of the brightest red dwarf stars in the sky.
The interior ocean in Jupiter’s moon Europa may be able to sustain life, Nasa scientists believe.
An exoplanet the size of Neptune has been discovered orbiting a young star which, astronomers say, is relatively close to Earth.
A UK-built satellite observing the sun has made its nearest approach yet, allowing it to take the closest image of our star ever captured.
Scientists have found a way to measure the lifetime of a neutron, a subatomic particle with a neutral charge, from space for the first time.
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 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.
Nasa chiefs have said the SpaceX launch that was scheduled for Wednesday had to be delayed over concerns that the launch could trigger lightning.
Two Nasa astronauts are on course to make history as they launch into space from US soil for the first time in nine years.
Elon Musk is on the cusp of a historic moment in his space ambitions, as SpaceX prepares to take two astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday.
Nasa and SpaceX are preparing for the first manned launch to take off from American soil since 2011.
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.
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit has announced it is delaying the historic first orbital test flight of its LauncherOne vehicle due to equipment problems.