A space vehicle which could one day be used for manned space travel has successfully flown for the eighth time.
Former Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly took part in a Reddit Ask Me Anything, answering questions online from members of the public.
Astronomers have for the first time witnessed a colossal merger of 14 galaxies that took place more than 12 billion years ago – providing a starting point into how galaxies evolve.
Watch: Eerie footage from Rosetta mission shows what life is like on a comet more than 300 million miles from Earth
This eerie footage was captured by a spacecraft orbiting a comet more than 300 million miles from earth.
Garlic bread is one of the most delicious snacks around, but what happens to the taste when it’s been sent to the edge of space?
For thousands of years, people have looked to the stars to find greater meaning in the celestial objects above them. Ancient civilisations relied on the stars to guide their travel, using them to develop calendars and even named constellations after people from their cultures.
Stargazers can look forward to catching the Lyrid meteor shower this weekend, as astronomers say it will reach its peak in the early hours of Sunday.
Elon Musk is known to boldly do things no man has ever done before and this time, he has turned his attention to SpaceX’s rocket stages.
They may come in peace, or on a mission to invade Earth…
Sir Richard Branson has hailed a successful first powered test flight of Virgin Galactic’s new space tourism rocket.
A British-led mission demonstrating how to salvage potentially dangerous junk orbiting the Earth is set for launch less than a day after a Chinese space station broke up over the Pacific.
A 3.5 million euro camera will provide “a unique new view of the universe” now it has been installed on the world’s largest telescope, according to the British team behind the project.
Nasa could see an improvement to its space communication capabilities, with the invention of portable ground antenna stations.
It appears spending a year in space can alter a person’s DNA in the long-term.
Perhaps the fact the moon appears each night has led us to take it for granted, but two men in Los Angeles are attempting to change that.
For the first time in history, we can see in incredible, glorious detail the storms that rage on Jupiter, thanks to Nasa’s Juno mission.
Nasa’s Juno spacecraft has gathered data on Jupiter revealing details never seen before, including a range of powerful cyclones.
Tiangong-1, China’s first prototype space station, is expected to crash to Earth in the next few weeks, according to experts.
An American astronaut aboard the International Space Station has tweeted a picture of his mini vegetable patch.
Stratolaunch, the world’s largest aeroplane, has completed a significant test on its road to launching as a real aircraft – taxiing down a runway at more than 40 miles per hour.
A new music festival has announced its full line-up and will feature bands and artists from across the North-east.
Talking intelligent drones that accompany astronauts on space missions are no longer the stuff of science fiction.
There is still a lot to learn about the universe, but what if we told you some of the popular facts we swear by about space are simply not true?
Britain’s first astronaut has said it is “very powerful” that she travelled into space “regardless of gender”.
Nearly 100 planets orbiting stars outside our solar system have been discovered by scientists.
Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster is cruising through the solar system after successfully being blasted into orbit but will we ever come into contact with it again?
One of Nasa’s spacecraft has taken a picture of the Earth and Moon seen as glowing dots from 39.5 million miles away.
Astronomers have observed Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster travelling through space using a telescope in Arizona.
An asteroid discovered last week is due to fly past the earth at 10.30pm this evening.
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy made history by becoming the world’s most powerful rocket in operation as it blasted off from Nasa’s Kennedy Space Centre carrying a red sports convertible and playing David Bowie’s Space Oddity.