Boeing has landed its crew capsule in the New Mexico desert after an aborted flight to the International Space Station.
The Boeing Starliner crew capsule is due to return to Earth on Sunday as its first test flight is cut short by an improperly set clock.
The test flight of Boeing’s Starliner capsule is an important step towards the future of space exploration, the UK Space Agency has said.
Astronomers believe they have uncovered the mystery as to how ancient black holes grew quickly to become supermassive objects around 12 billion years ago.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is working towards tackling the issue of space debris with the technological version of a big hug.
Evidence of a giant planet orbiting a dead white dwarf star has been found for the first time.
A Nasa spacecraft has begun to unlock the mysteries of the Sun’s scorching atmosphere after setting the record for becoming the closest man-made object to the star.
Spacewalking astronauts installed new pumps on a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station in a bid to extend its scientific life.
Nasa has revealed a concept of what a future moon lander might look like, as it aims to return astronauts to the moon by 2024.
Astronomers have observed the highest energy radiation ever seen in gamma-ray bursts – the most powerful cosmic explosions in the universe.
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.