Nasa’s latest space telescope has just finished a round of testing, part of which included being frozen in an airless vacuum for several months.
A Nasa spacecraft on its way to a rendezvous with an asteroid managed to capture a breathtaking image of the Earth and the moon from three million miles away.
Skygazers were treated to “the biggest and brightest” supermoon of the year as it rose across Britain on New Year’s Day.
If you want to up your Instagram game in 2017, perhaps you should consider living in space.
While some events on Earth have seemed far-fetched and out of this world in 2017, it seems Nasa has been having a grand time with success after success and a rosy future ahead.
Renowned scientist and television presenter Heinz Wolff has died aged 89.
A solar system with as many planets as our own has been discovered, making us tied for the most planets revolving around a single star known so far.
Scientists analysing a huge cigar-shaped object in space have said initial scans suggest it is not an alien craft.
A huge cigar-shaped object assumed to be an interstellar asteroid could be an alien starship, scientists believe.
Those night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold in the North-east can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars tonight.
Nasa astronaut Randy Bresnik is known to share videos of stunning scenes from space and his latest clip certainly didn’t disappoint.
Skygazers will be treated to a bigger and brighter moon this weekend as it moves closer to Earth.
This is the view of Earth that greeted a Nasa astronaut as he ventured outside the International Space Station (ISS).
A new humanoid robot that can copy the actions of its human operator – including building Lego and dancing on one foot – has been unveiled by Toyota.
A limousine driver will launch himself into the atmosphere in a homemade rocket on Saturday in an attempt to prove the Earth is flat.
Weather forecasts could soon be improved after a new satellite launched into orbit.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced it will be part of an international campaign to monitor space debris that could hit cities around the world next year.
Sky watchers were treated to a stunning display as the evening lit up with the spectacular Northern Lights.
Nasa has just released a trove of new Jupiter images and they look stunning.
The moon will appear brighter and larger than usual this weekend. Here’s why you’ll be doing a double-take when you glance skywards.
Nasa has created a playlist of spooky sounds from space by transforming radio emissions into sound waves.
Ever wondered what space smells like? Well wonder no more.
Tim Peake has been confusing the internet with a tricky brainteaser astronauts have to answer as part of the European Space Agency’s selection process.
The crew on board the International Space Station is on a mission to photograph the world in 90 minutes.
The Moon made a sneaky appearance on a Nasa camera watching the Sun.
Astronomers are expecting to see about a dozen meteors as Earth passes through an area of space “littered” with the debris of Halley’s Comet.
As if being weightless in space wasn’t enough fun, the astronauts on board the International Space Station now have a fidget spinner to play with.
SpaceX has yet again demonstrated the viability of its reusable rockets.
NASA’s spacecraft Juno has taken an astonishing picture of Jupiter and two of its largest moons.
A few billion years ago, the moon looked quite different. It was three times closer to Earth, so would have looked much bigger in the night sky.