A capsule loaded with 2,400 kilos of food, supplies, equipment and science experiments has docked with the ISS, 410 kilometres above the earth.
Mars has long piqued people’s interest – from science fiction tales of Martians to Elon Musk’s goal of one day colonising the planet.
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.
French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is going for a swim, but this is one dip with a difference. Pesquet is taking his last training session in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory at Johnson Space Cente
Nasa believes it has more proof that Europa, one of Jupiter’s moon, is expelling large plumes of water. And where there is water, life can find a
Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams has now spent a total of 534 days in space throughout his career, more than any other US astronaut.
Six scientists have emerged from a solar-powered dome on a Hawaiian volcano having completed a year-long experiment mimicking life on Mars.
NASA’s SpaceX Dragon capsule has returned to Earth carrying a huge cargo of scientific experiments from the International Space Station.
NASA is counting down to their OSIRIS-REx mission (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer), aimed at bringing samples back from a near-Earth…
The annual Perseid meteor shower is expected to be one of the best potential meteor viewing opportunities of the year.
NASA celebrated a great victory on Tuesday as its spacecraft Juno finally reached Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system.
It is fingers crossed time at NASA as the Juno spacecraft enters a crucial phase of its Jupiter mission.
A Russian, an American and a history-making British astronaut landed safely in Kazakhstan on Saturday, after a six month stint on the International Space…
NASA has successfully launched a super pressure balloon from New Zealand – an important step in scientific investigations of the near-space…
NASA has launched a super-pressure weather balloon from New Zealand’s Wanaka airport, filled with 3,600kg of helium. The 2,366kg balloon was set on
A SpaceX Dragon capsule is heading back to Earth, crammed full of experiment results and cargo from the International Space Station. It is the first
The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) has been successfully attached onto the International Space Station (ISS). A NASA ground-control team
NASA is preparing to launch two missions to explore the Arctic following data that showed 2015 to be the warmest year on record. According to the
Record-holding astronaut Scott Kelly is to retire from NASA on April 1, the agency reports. The American made history after spending almost a year on
Scientists at the space agency NASA say the Hubble telescope has detected a galaxy 13.4 billion light years away. It’s the most distant galaxy ever
A Soyuz capsule carrying NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov landed in Kazakhstan on Wednesday