Astronomers and space enthusiasts have watched as Mercury made a rare transit of the sun.
More than a third of Britons believe humans will inevitably have to live in space due to the Earth becoming increasingly uninhabitable.
Those looking towards the sun on Monday may notice a tiny black disc moving across the glowing orb in a rare celestial event.
Nasa’s Voyager 2 has reported back with its initial cosmic findings – a year after becoming the second man-made object to “leave” the Solar System.
Astronomers may have discovered a new class of black holes, smaller than any previously identified in the universe.
A giant fireball has been spotted streaking across the sky over the UK and Ireland.
The US Air Force’s mystery space plane is back on Earth, following a record-breaking two-year mission.
A giant rock thought to be the fourth largest asteroid in the solar system could be a dwarf planet, astronomers have said.
A spacecraft designed by UK scientists to observe the sun in “unprecedented” detail is heading to the US ahead of its launch next year.
Nasa is gearing up for the first ever all-female spacewalk on Friday following a power system failure at the International Space Station (ISS).
Nasa has revealed new spacesuits as it moves closer in its bid to return to the moon by 2024.
The first baby could be born in space within the next 12 years, an expert has said.
Alexei Leonov, the legendary Soviet cosmonaut who was the first human to walk in space 54 years ago, has died in Moscow aged 85.
Salts found in a Mars crater suggest drastic climate fluctuations may have caused the planet’s water to evaporate.
The dust that forms the stars and planets of our galaxy has been recreated in a laboratory.
Young people’s chances of being able to engage with the UK space industry has been boosted by the announcement of a new scheme.
A meeting of European space ministers will allow the UK to send a “strong message” about its strength in the sector, an expert has said.
Space regulation needs to keep pace with evolving technologies or it risks choking innovation, an industry expert has said.
A UK space force will become necessary as the “industrial revolution” in space increases the importance of defending ourselves, industry leaders have warned.
An asteroid almost twice the height of the Shard will pass by Earth on Saturday night, scientists have said.
Scientists in the UK have made a “world first” discovery on a distant planet that hosts both water and temperatures which could support life.
When it comes to speaking to aliens, men are more enthusiastic than women.
The mystery of what happened a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away may finally have some light shed on it.
Astronomers believe they have shed light on why some of the brightest objects in the sky change colour.
Astronomers have presented a twist on how we see our galaxy, the Milky Way, with a new three-dimensional map.
Nasa’s planet spotting telescope has uncovered another three planets, which scientists say include the first nearby super-Earth.
Scientists say they have discovered three new planets outside our solar system which orbit a star situated 73 light years away from Earth.
Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson has said his spaceship has just a few more test flights before he jumps on board for the first tourist trip.
US vice president Mike Pence has paid tribute to astronaut Neil Armstrong as the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
The EU’s Galileo satellite navigation system has been down for four days as a result of a technical incident on the ground.