"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
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?
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
The 6.5 billion kilometre trek from Earth of the European space probe Rosetta, the robot lander Philae riding piggy-back all the way, came to the end
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
China has successfully recovered an experimental spacecraft that flew around the moon and back. It’s a test run for the country’s first unmanned
The Comet Hunters are getting ready for the most dramatic moment in the Rosetta mission, as the Philae lander is released from the mothership and
Re-entry is one of the biggest challenges in modern spaceflight. It’s the make of break moment, the time when satellites burn up and astronauts hold
Rosetta is carefully eying up its prey as it prepares to drop the lander Philae onto the comet in November. The ESA spacecraft has been flying
The US Space Agency NASA has chosen Boeing and California’s SpaceX to develop a new system to take American astronauts into space.
Europe’s own global navigation system is a step closer with the launch of two more Galileo satellites on a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana.
Airbus Group and Safran confirmed plans on Monday to join forces. Their aim is to shake up the rocket launcher sector in Europe by cutting costs in