Nasa’s Mars Perseverance rover safely landed on the red planet and sent back images, marking an “amazing accomplishment”, the space agency has announced.
UK Space Agency
Nasa’s Mars Perseverance rover has safely landed on the red planet, marking an “amazing accomplishment”, the space agency has announced.
Nasa’s Mars Perseverance rover will land on the red planet on Thursday to begin its search for traces of life.
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.
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.
Two astronauts have completed a spacewalk to install a British-built broadband hub that will beam scientific research back to Earth.
Two astronauts will undertake a spacewalk to install technology that will mark the UK’s first major industrial contribution to the International Space Station (ISS).
SNP ministers have intervened in Scotland’s space race by urging the UK Government to help deliver rocket launches from Sutherland by next year.
Three innovative space projects in Scotland are sharing in £850,000 of UK Government funding.
A UK-built device that will allow astronauts to communicate with Earth at home broadband speeds has reached the International Space Station (ISS).
The UK-built Solar Orbiter has successfully sent back its first scientific measurements since being launched into space last week.
A UK-built device that will allow astronauts to communicate with Earth at home broadband speeds is set to be launched on Friday evening.
The Solar Orbiter, a spacecraft designed and built in the UK, is ready for its journey to the Sun in a mission to unlock its secrets.
The test flight of Boeing’s Starliner capsule is an important step towards the future of space exploration, the UK Space Agency has said.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is working towards tackling the issue of space debris with the technological version of a big hug.
The UK Space Agency has committed £374 million a year to the European space programme.
The head of the UK’s space effort has said the country “stands ready” to play a full part in the European Space Agency (ESA).
Nasa and the UK Space Agency have signed an agreement that potentially brings a Briton one step closer to walking on the moon.
Glasgow-built satellites which could revolutionise how data is downloaded from space have been sent into orbit around Earth after blasting off on a Russian rocket on Friday morning.
A mission to chase down a comet is being led by UK scientists in a bid to discover fresh details about the dawn of our solar system.
Doubts have been cast on the suitability of the site chosen as the location for the UK’s first major spaceport.
Patients could one day be spun around in machine which simulates the effects of gravity to prevent muscle wastage during long hospital stays, scientists say.
A spaceflight company has unveiled a new rocket as it opened its headquarters and rocket design facility in the Highlands.
An engineer who worked on the only British rocket to launch a satellite into orbit described seeing it again as meeting “an old friend”, as it went on display after almost 50 years languishing in the Australian Outback.
The only British rocket to launch a satellite into orbit is going on display after almost 50 years languishing in the Australian Outback.
The UK’s only rocket to successfully launch a satellite into orbit is to be unveiled in Scotland after a 10,000-mile journey back home.
Young people are being asked to come up with bright ideas on how data collected from space can be used to benefit the UK’s economy, health or the environment.
Two “pint-sized” satellites built in Scotland will be sent into orbit to help combat climate change.
Astronaut Tim Peake has launched a contest to find a name for a European Space Agency (ESA) rover set to explore Mars in 2021.
A peninsula on Scotland’s north coast has been chosen for the site of the UK’s first spaceport.