"Imagine the possibilities waiting in those big, beautiful stars if we dare to dream big,” said the US president as he signed his first space policy directive.
The discovery has boosted hopes for future farming on the red planet
"Arabs were pioneers in sciences hundreds of years ago - why can't we do it again?": the UAE Space Agency hopes to set up the first inhabitable human settlement on Mars by 2117, one hundred years from now.
Forget about your big bed — and that comfy recliner.
Danish architect Bjarke Ingels will design the largest space simulation city ever built
The HI-SEAS V mission, run by the University of Hawaii, produced data that should help NASA understand the psychological profile needed for crew members on future long-term missions to Mars.
Where do you hunt for life on Mars? This interactive video map of the red planet sets out the top landing sites being considered right now by ESA and NASA for their missions in 2020.
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
Space exploration saw some highs and lows in 2016.
Lucerne offered a scenic backdrop to ESA’s space summit – the crucial ministerial meeting held every two years when the agency’s 22 member states spend 48 hours debating one subject – Europe’s future
Which kind of space suit will an astronaut wear on Mars?
A full-scale, wearable and adjustable model of a space suit designed for the first Mars landing underwent testing on Monday (5 December) at the Rhode Island School of…
The crash of the Schiaparelli Mars lander last month may have temporarily grabbed all the headlines - but now there is some good news.
New pictures have emerged claiming to shed light on Europe’s failed bid to land a spacecraft on Mars.
The European Space Agency has said that the missing European space probe on Mars fell to the surface of the Red Planet from a height of two to four kilometres and was destroyed on…
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.
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.
The ExoMars mission blasted off seven months ago abord a Russian rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Destination: The Red Planet.
Mars has long piqued people’s interest – from science fiction tales of Martians to Elon Musk’s goal of one day colonising the planet.
ExoMars is a mission of firsts – if all goes to plan then this will be Europe’s first controlled landing on Mars, and this is the first mission of its kind to go directly in search of signs of…
ExoMars, the European Space Agency’s mission to Mars, is at a crucial stage.
The European Space Agency’s Schiaparelli spacecraft is on course to land on Mars, after it successfully separated from its mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter, on…
Landing on Mars is notoriously difficult.