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.
Since Europe's 1998 decision to have its own Earth Observation system it has spent several billion euros putting the Copernicus programme's Sentinel satellites into space. Despite the huge costs the d
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
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
A mysterious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope was probably not sent by aliens but astronomers in California are checking it out, anyway.
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…
We’ve been observing the earth from space for a long time but advances in technology means we can glean even more from the modern satellite. And
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.
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.
At the Danish Air Ambulance base in Billund, satellite navigation is a true lifesaver in the sky. The air ambulance service, operated by the
It is fingers crossed time at NASA as the Juno spacecraft enters a crucial phase of its Jupiter mission.
China on Sunday hoisted the final piece into position on what will be the world’s largest radio telescope, which it will use to explore space and help in the hunt for extraterrestrial life, state medi
Kenyan policy makers and experts are rooting for the use of space technology to enhance wildlife and ecosystems management in the country.
Dozens of Euro 2016 matches are being beamed via satellite to television sets and phones all over the world this summer.
The American firm Blue Origin has safely launched and landed its New Shephard rocket for the fourth time, describing the mission test as ‘impeccable’.
Fashion inspired by space was the subject of an event to mark the European Space Agency’s five missions to the International Space Station over the past five…
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.
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
A Russian Soyuz rocket has blasted off from Kourou in French Guiana carrying a satellite aimed at increasing our understanding of the environment
The cold war, the space race, and NASA’s moon landing. They were all landmark events that defined an era. Docu-fiction “Houston, We Have a Problem!”
Every few months the crew on board the International Space Station are used to receiving food, clothes, scientific and computer material, and other
After a successful launch, the joint European-Russian mission to sniff out signs of life on Mars has left Earth’s orbit and is heading for the Red
A rocket carrying an astronomy observation satellite has been successfully launched from southern Japan. ASTRO-H is equipped with four telescopes
UN Security Council condemns North Korea rocket launch United States calls it “a threat to global peace” Pyongyang to expect “serious consequence”
In central Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, the news of the successful space shot was greeted with public pride and enthusiasm. Giant screens