A frozen area of Pluto, known as the ‘heart’ may harbour a slushy ocean between 150 and 200 km beneath its surface, NASA scientists say.
From the ocean depths to the vastness of the cosmos, new technologies give scientists a better understanding of the world around us.
A capsule loaded with 2,400 kilos of food, supplies, equipment and science experiments has docked with the ISS, 410 kilometres above the earth.
The two Russians and one American arrived at the ISS two days after their spacecraft had left Earth. They will stay in space until February.
The ExoMars team had their hearts in their mouths as the Schiaparelli probe went missing just as the TGO mothership swept into a perfectly timed orbit.
This month Earth crosses the orbital path of comet trails promising dazzling night displays of shooting stars in the northern hemisphere – that is if you can get far away from city lights and in near
The European Space Agency (ESA) is hailing its ExoMars mission a success despite mystery over the fate of a lander supposed to have touched down on the Red…
The fate of a European probe supposed to have touched down on Mars on Wednesday remains a mystery.
Scientists are scrambling to confirm the status of the European lander which was due to have landed on the Red Planet's surface, after contact was lost during its descent.
Mars has long piqued people’s interest – from science fiction tales of Martians to Elon Musk’s goal of one day colonising the planet.
China has launched its longest manned space mission, sending two men into orbit to spend a month on board a space laboratory.
Along with Svetlana Gerasimenko, Churyumov discovered comet 67P, which the Rosetta mission successfully landed its philae lander on in 2014.
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.
A bittersweet day for the ESA as they celebrate the success of their comet mission after working together on the project for more than 30 years.
Scientists at the ESA control centre in Germany clapped and hugged after screens showed the loss of signal after the final, historic touchdown.
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
The ExoMars mission is at a critical moment. The spacecraft is very close to the red planet, and tension is mounting.
After nearly two years missing in action, Rosetta's small lander Philae has finally been located in a shadowed spot on the comet 67-P - also known as Churyumov Gerasimenko - just three weeks before th
Is there anybody out there? The fundamental question is rebounding once again after a mysterious radio signal was picked up by a Russian telescope.