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The ExoMars mission is at a critical moment. The spacecraft is very close to the red planet, and tension is mounting.
NASA’s SpaceX Dragon capsule has returned to Earth carrying a huge cargo of scientific experiments from the International Space Station.
Behind the scenes at the Canadian Space Agency to meet the team that controls the Canadarm 2, trains astronauts to use space robots, and develops rovers for the Moon and Mars.
Russia has launched its first rocket from a new cosmodrome 24-hours after a technical glitch forced lift off to be put back, much to the annoyance of President Vladimir Putin.
The ExoMars spacecraft is travelling to Mars right now, on a mission to search for signs of life. When it gets there in October it will send a small
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 ExoMars probe has blasted off on Monday (March 14) on board a Russian Proton rocket from Kazakhstan to the red planet. [no comment live] esa
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
European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation
The European Space Agency is poised to launch the third satellite in the Copernicus programme called Sentinel-3 later this month. The Sentinels
Tiny satellites the size of a small cube, jam-packed with the most advanced nanotechnologies: is this the future of Space missions? To find out, we
Space X’s reusable Falcon 9 rocket has successfully put a European satellite into orbit, but what launch engineers described as a “hard landing”
A rocket took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Monday and landed again ten minutes later – the first time such a feat has been achieved. The
Online crowdfunding efforts to save the first man on the moon’s spacesuit have been out of this world! The US National Air and Space Museum asked
Years in the building, seconds in the launching; rocket engines are truly awesome in their sheer power, but are also amazing feats of engineering and
As the European Space Agency changes leadership, euronews met its outgoing and incoming directors-general to discuss the future of space projects.
Russia’s space industry has been dealt one of its heaviest blows since the Soviet collapse after back-to-back rocket launch failures. Russian Deputy
Satellite technology is creating a revolution in oceanography as researchers have a flood of new data to understand our planet's oceans and better study climate change. In this edition of Space we hea
This month’s Space focuses on startups in Europe that are finding everyday Earthly applications for space innovations. There’s a long tradition of
The European Space Agency’s IXV Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle, as its called blasted off from its launchpad in French Guiana. Its flight path was
The European Space Agency is making the final preparations for its first ever space-plane launch on Wednesday. The IXV, short for Intermediate
Europe’s first spaceplane, IXV, faces its most crucial test on Wednesday (February 11) – and you can follow it live here. WHAT IS IXV? The
Denmark’s first astronaut Andreas Mogensen says learning Russian is the biggest challenge as he trains to fly to space this year. “I’m more of a math
Frank is a former Belgian air force test pilot, and the first-ever European commander of the ISS. He now heads the European Astronaut Centre. Frank
Denmark’s first astronaut, Andreas Mogensen will accompany opera singer-turned space tourist Sarah Brightman to the ISS on 1st September 2015 on a 10
The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Florida was called off at the last minute because of a unspecified technical issue, said NASA. The
Over the past year Space has brought you the key developments of ESA’s incredibly ambitious and enormously challenging Rosetta mission to catch a
All things considered 2014 was was an extraordinary year for the European Space Agency, most notably with its success in landing a probe on a comet
It was a lift-off letdown but NASA is hoping for better luck on Friday. Gusty winds at Cape Canaveral on Thursday and a last-minute technical problem
Rosetta! A stunning practical demonstration of applied mathematics, and a reminder how much there is to discover out there. Perspectives this week