Scientists say they have confirmed the existence of space hurricanes after analysing a 1,000km-wide swirling mass of plasma spotted hundreds of kilometres above the North Pole.
People in rural areas of the UK have reported huge jumps in speed after switching to Elon Musk’s satellite broadband service.
Nasa has unveiled an “amazing” first-of-its-kind video captured by the Mars Perseverance rover as it touched down on the red planet, and released the first audio recorded on the surface of Mars.
A bone cancer survivor will join a billionaire on SpaceX’s first private spaceflight this autumn.
Nasa’s Mars Perseverance rover has sent back its first colour images from the surface of the red planet.
Nasa’s Mars Perseverance rover safely landed on the red planet and sent back images, marking an “amazing accomplishment”, the space agency has announced.
Nasa’s Perseverance rover has sent back the first pictures from Mars after successfully landing on the red planet.
Nasa’s Mars Perseverance rover has safely landed on the red planet, marking an “amazing accomplishment”, the space agency has announced.
Mars is not a friendly place when it comes to landing spacecraft.
Space exploration and rocket manufacturer SpaceX has launched 60 satellites into orbit. The launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida saw a Falcon 9 rocket carry a batch of Starlink satellites into orbit for the company’s internet satellite system.
The next astronaut, or first parastronaut, from the UK or Ireland could be selected through the European Space Agency’s (ESA) hunt for people to head into space on upcoming missions.
A coating that can protect satellites against oxygen damage in orbit has been developed by researchers.
The United Arab Emirates has published the first image from its Mars probe now circling the red planet.
Water vapour has been detected escaping from Mars’s atmosphere, offering scientists a fresh clue as to whether the red planet was once home to life.
China’s Tianwen-1 probe has successfully completed its journey to Mars’ orbit, in the first stage of an ambitious effort to eventually land on the red planet and search for signs of life, according to state media.
Mars is set to welcome its second probe in the space of 24 hours on Wednesday, with China’s Tianwen-1 expected to enter orbit.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan unveiled an ambitious 10-year space programme for his country that includes missions to the moon, sending Turkish astronauts into space and developing internationally viable satellite systems.
Astronauts of the future may be tucking into food from 3D printers in space.
The United Arab Emirates’ Hope probe has successfully entered the red planet’s orbit, marking an historic day for missions to Earth’s neighbour.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is on the hunt for new astronauts for the first time in 11 years.
Three separate missions are nearing Mars as humanity seeks out answers to the universe and whether the red planet was ever home to life.
Three robotic explorers are due to reach Mars within days of each other, after hurtling hundreds of millions of miles through space.
Government-backed satellite firm OneWeb has confirmed it is in early talks with BT about ways to help improve broadband in rural parts of the country.
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.
A pair of spacewalking astronauts have completed a four-year effort to modernise the International Space Station’s power grid, installing one last battery.
Nasa has declared the Mars digger dead after failing to burrow deep into the red planet to take its temperature.
Europe must be part of humanity’s long-term exploration of the moon and Mars, a leading European Space Agency (ESA) official has said.
The International Space Station bid adieu on Tuesday to 12 bottles of French Bordeaux wine and hundreds of snippets of grapevines that spent a year orbiting the world in the name of science.
Pieces of unwanted debris left by humans in low-Earth orbit have become the equivalent of a “new drifting island of plastic” in outer space, an expert has said.
A spacecraft designed and built in the UK is getting ready for the first of many flybys of Venus as it heads for the Sun in a mission to unlock its secrets.