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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