"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"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
Paris Air Show
We meet heads of ESA, NASA & Thomas Pesquet at the Paris Air Show
The Hubble Space Telescope has revolutionised cosmology and astrophysics, and it's our Legend of Space this month in Space
The Hubble Space Telescope is the world’s most famous astronomical instrument, the space telescope that has opened our eyes to the universe.
Student volunteers are spending up to 200 days each in a simulated space cabin in China to test future astronauts’ ability to stay for extended periods on the…
SpaceX successfully launched its NROL-76 mission from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on May 1 after the initial scheduled lift-off a day earlier was delayed due to a technical…
A classified spy satellite has been boosted into orbit for the US military.
China has taken another step forward in its space programme with the launch of its first cargo spacecraft.
NASA's Space Shuttle is our Legend of Space this month
Italian rocket engine maker Avio launches its shares on the Milan exchange, raising money to better compete against rivals SpaceX and Blue Origin.
The company Space X has done what was once thought impossible by launching the same rocket into orbit twice
Final preparations are underway at the Airbus satellite assembly facility in Toulouse, southern France for a landmark launch.
“You have probably used an app on your mobile phone to get the weather forecast.
On April 6, 1965 the first commercial communications satellite, Early Bird was launched into orbit.
Europe has successfully launched its latest Earth observation satellite.
Scientists in Chile believe the discovery of life in the country’s arid Atacama Desert could provide new insights into finding life forms on Mars Last year, US scientists analysing data from a NASA sp
Second Earth when and not if says NASA
NASA announced the discovery of seven planets that could host life like on Earth.
India has launched 104 nano-satellites in what it claims is a multiple-launch record.
The private Californian company SpaceX has successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket.
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.