"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot has been photographed up close for the first time by NASA’s Juno spacecraft, revealing stunning images of this swirling
Franck de Winne, Head of the European Astronaut Centre, talks about the impact of the Apollo missions.
SpaceX Dragon is successfully detached from the International Space Station.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is about to wrap up his six-month stay on the International Space Station.
The 39-year-old will make the return
NASA is launching a probe whose mission will be to get closer to the sun than any spacecraft ever has.
Colossal cyclones and rivers of ammonia both feature in Jupiter’s atmosphere, scientists say, as new images of the solar system’s largest planet were
The Cassini-Huygens mission has landed a probe on Titan, discovered an icy ocean on Enceladus, and is right now flying between the rings of Saturn and the planet itself. We head to the UK to find out
The International Space Station has undergone urgent repairs after a critical relay box abruptly failed.
The US military's experimental X-37B space plane has returned to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has made another incredible video.
NASA's Space Shuttle is our Legend of Space this month
Space Shuttles flew 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, setting records and inspiring generations. Here are five reasons why it's become a Legend of Space
A large asteroid is poised to make a close pass to Earth on April 19.
Where do you hunt for life on Mars? This interactive video map of the red planet sets out the top landing sites being considered right now by ESA and NASA for their missions in 2020.
Another record has been set in space – the most spacewalks carried out by a female astronaut.
On April 6, 1965 the first commercial communications satellite, Early Bird was launched into orbit.
SpaceX is to launch a tourist trip around the moon next year.
NASA announced the discovery of seven planets that could host life like on Earth.
Astronomers announce the discovery of seven earth-sized planets orbiting a star just 40 light years away from our solar system.