British researchers have collaborated with NASA to unveil the highest-ever resolution images of the Sun.
Stargazing enthusiasts have been marvelling at the emergence of a pink supermoon in the night skies over the UK.
A spacecraft on its way to Mercury will bid a final farewell to Earth before being slung in the direction of Venus on its long journey through space.
Boeing said it will repeat a test flight of its astronaut capsule following last year’s botched demo, considered a perilous close call by Nasa.
A pink supermoon is brightening the night skies over the UK – though there will not be any noticeable colour difference, as the name might suggest.
Astronomers say they have found the strongest evidence yet of an elusive type of black hole in space.
A planet where it might rain iron has been discovered by scientists.
The second supermoon of the year is set to light up the night sky and delight skygazers on Monday evening.
Nasa astronauts have reported that lettuce grown entirely in space is as nutritious and safe to eat as lettuce grown on Earth.
An ultra-massive white dwarf star with “unusually high” levels of carbon in its atmosphere has been discovered by astronomers.
Two fifths of Britons would put money aside to be able to travel to space imminently, a survey suggests.
A Chinese probe which became the first spacecraft to land on the far side of the Moon has found the previously unexplored lunar surface to be covered in a layer of loose deposits made up of rock and dust.
A Nasa spacecraft sent to study the deep interior of Mars has confirmed the planet to be seismically active, or in other words, prone to quakes.
Astronomers have observed an exoplanet orbiting a star in just over 18 hours – the shortest orbital period ever seen for a planet of its type.
A UK-built device that will allow astronauts to communicate with Earth at home broadband speeds has reached the International Space Station (ISS).
The UK-built Solar Orbiter has successfully sent back its first scientific measurements since being launched into space last week.
Scientists are ramping up their efforts in the search for signs of alien life.
After spending almost an entire year on the International Space Station, astronaut Christina Koch was finally reunited with her dog this week.
A UK-built device that will allow astronauts to communicate with Earth at home broadband speeds is set to be launched on Friday evening.
Mars formed gradually, accumulating mass over a period of 20 million years by pulling particles into its gravitational field, scientists believe.
The Solar Orbiter – which aims to unlock the secrets of the Sun – is on its way to the star.
The Solar Orbiter, a spacecraft designed and built in the UK, is ready for its journey to the Sun in a mission to unlock its secrets.
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.
Scientists have discovered life in tiny bubbles in so-called flammable ice, providing a “tantalising clue” about the existence of life on other planets.
Two defunct satellites, racing across the sky at around 33,000mph, narrowly missed smashing into each other on Wednesday.
Two defunct satellites are in danger of smashing into each other in orbit, potentially creating thousands of small pieces of space debris.
The astronaut holding the record for the longest spaceflight by a woman already knows what she wants to do when she returns to Earth.
It’s one small step for man, and one giant leap for baked goods.
Giant planets could form around small stars much faster than previously thought, astronomers say.