‘The Mannequin Challenge’ fad got a new lease of life on December 29, when the crew of the International Space Station got on board, in zero gravity.
In a NASA Christmas message, the crew on board the international space station told the world what they would be enjoying for their Christmas dinner.
US President Barack Obama has revealed that the United States is working in partnership with private companies to send and expedition to Mars and back by the 2030s.
Is it possible to produce food to eat and air to breathe while in space?
British astronaut Tim Peake has safely returned to Earth after spending half-a-year in space.
An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has made a swift and successful return trip into orbit, a live webcast showed. It blasted off from Florida on
A tiny wafer piece of technology could be the future face of interstellar exploration. The so-called “nanocraft” contains cameras, photon thrusters
A Russian billionaire has enlisted physicist Stephen Hawking to help him launch a futuristic plan for seeking life in outer space. Called the
A rocket has made history after its reusable booster landed on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean. The success could see a new era of reusable rockets
The head of the European Space Agency says he would like to build a permanent base on the Moon. We meet him to discuss that incredible plan, and head to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne to mee
It was the disaster that injected a shot of realism into space exploration ambitions and whose impact is still being felt today. Thirty years ago the
Astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren step out of the International Space Station for some maintenance work on one of the lab’s robot arms and to
Floating around in space may sound like fun, but it can put all sort of stresses and strains on the human body. Volker Damann is Head of the Medicine
Virgin Galactic says it could have a new space tourism craft ready to fly by next year. Just days after the crash of SpaceShipTwo in the Mohave
Investigators at the Virgin SpaceShipTwo accident have sent a ‘human performance’ team to examine the actions of the pilots during the fatal test
Virgin boss Richard Branson says the future of his space venture Virgin Galactic may be in doubt following the weekend’s fatal crash of his
Investigators say a kind of slow-down system on the Virgin Galactic spacecraft that crashed in the US appears to have been deployed too soon. The
At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic’s space tourism craft crashed during a test flight in California on
Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has crashed during a test flight in California. Two pilots were onboard the suborbital spacecraft named
French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet has had his trip to the ISS confirmed for 2016. He spoke to Euronews about the fun of survival training, Mars
A controversial mission to establish life on the Red Planet has been deemed un-Islamic by a religious watchdog in the United Arab Emirates. The
There was unbridled joy at the European Space Agency’s Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany. News which had just travelled 800 million kilometres
One of two cargo ships hired by NASA to make supply runs to the International Space Station has delivered its first payload. Orbital Sciences was
Europe has launched its latest satellite – charged with taking scientific endeavor sky-high. Gaia lifted off from French Guiana at 10.12 CET and is
A cutting edge, billion-pixel camera will be launched into space on the world-famous Gaia telescope in an effort to learn more about the origin and
So the Chinese are on the moon, realising a longheld dream, and becoming the third lunar “power” after America and Russia. The probe Chang’e 3 made
A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts successfully docked with the International Space Station early Thursday, bringing the size of the crew at
An American balloon enthusiast who set out to cross the Atlantic had to abandon his epic trip after just 12 hours – without actually reaching the
Two Russians and an American are back on Earth after completing their missions on the International Space Station. Touchdown was in Kazakhstan