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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.
Six scientists have emerged from a solar-powered dome on a Hawaiian volcano having completed a year-long experiment mimicking life on Mars.
The extraordinary mission of ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft around comet 67P is nearly over: on 30 September the craft will crash land on its surface and end a 12 year voyage through…
Richard Branson’s dream of commercial space tourism is a step closer to reality.
Researchers at the European Space Agency are testing the next generation of 3D-printers to use in Space.
The first space probe to land on a comet has had its communications cut with Earth for the final time.
NASA celebrated a great victory on Tuesday as its spacecraft Juno finally reached Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system.
A three member multinational crew has blasted off from Kazakhstan on the debut flight of a next generation Russian Soyuz capsule, headed for the International Space…
NASA scientists have been celebrating confirmation of the arrival of the Juno probe at Jupiter.
British astronaut Tim Peake has safely returned to Earth after spending half-a-year in space.
The American firm Blue Origin has safely launched and landed its New Shephard rocket for the fourth time, describing the mission test as ‘impeccable’.
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…
Orbiting the earth are some of the most important tools to human understanding of the earth. Satellites are not only important to scientists but are
The search for life has begun on the newly-discovered exoplanets which are of a similar size to our own.
NASA has released a new video that lets viewers share the view from the Mars Curiosity Rover of the bleak Naukluft Plateau. The 360-degree video
Russia has launched its inaugural rocket from a new cosmodrome, a day after a technical glitch delayed the much publicised spectacle by 24 hours. The
Russia’s space agency has been left red faced, after a last-minute technical hitch forced it to delay the inaugural launch of a Soyuz rocket from its
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
The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) has been successfully attached onto the International Space Station (ISS). A NASA ground-control team
A tiny wafer piece of technology could be the future face of interstellar exploration. The so-called “nanocraft” contains cameras, photon thrusters
A Russian billionaire has enlisted physicist Stephen Hawking to help him launch a futuristic plan for seeking life in outer space. Called the