Astronauts are trained to think rationally, ready at any moment to respond to danger with a clear head and nerves of steel. But behind the scientific facade, they are as superstitious as the rest of us, European Space Agency Astronaut Luca Parmitano reveals.
To celebrate the anniversary, NASA has restored the old control room from which the Apollo-era flight directors oversaw the mission. It's a place of pilgrimage for their successors.
Panoramic images available through Google Earth show the areas inside the ISS where Luca Parmitano and his colleagues are spending six months of their Beyond mission.
As commemoration mark 50 years since man first stepped on the moon, Europe's space chief has been talking about his plans for Earth's natural satellite.
A European Vega rocket carrying a satellite for the United Arab Emirates has been lost after launching on Wednesday.
In the second of his Space Chronicles astronaut Luca Parmitano tells Euronews the crew are feeling emotional as the latest International Space Station mission launch gets closer
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano has sent Euronews the first in a series of special messages to chronicle his mission to the International Space Station.
On July 20, Luca Parmitano is scheduled to leave Earth on his second mission, becoming the first Italian to take up the role of International Space Station Commander.
"This name reminds us that it is in the human genes to explore," the European Space Agency said.
One example of the research being planned is how to protect our civilisation from asteroids potentially on a collision course with Earth.
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Mars Express beamed back images of the Red Planet's Korolev crater covered with what appears to be a large patch of fresh, untrodden snow.
After almost 200 days in space, German astronaut Alexander Gerst is heading home. He officially handed command of the International Space Station over to Oleg Kononenko on December 18.
Will ExoMars be the mission to find life on Mars? Euronews is first to film Airbus' specially-built rover clean room and discuss the freshly-selected landing site with European and Russian experts.
NASA has chosen the Jezero Crater as the landing site for its upcoming Mars 2020 rover mission after a five-year search
The joint ESA-Roscosmos ExoMars mission has chosen an area called Oxia Planum as its favoured landing site to look for life, now or in the past.
As Europe counts down to the launch of its BepiColombo mission, Euronews talks with flight director Andrea Accomazzo.
Mercury is a misfit in the solar system, an intriguing planet that science can't quite explain. The joint European and Japanese BepiColombo mission is setting off to explore the closest planet to the Sun in unprecedented detail.
By the time it reaches its science orbit in 2026, the probe will have travelled nine billion kms and completed nine planetary flybys past Earth, Venus and Mercury.
ESA's Aeolus satellite is pioneering a laser technology to measure the wind from space for the very first time. It promises a big boost to weather forecasting, but only once it has proved itself to be accurate. We head to Norway as the science team swings into action.
Your weather report could be getting a lot better thanks to this brand new satellite.
The launch of Aeolus satellite from Norway will see wind on earth registered all the way from space.
The clock is ticking: you have a month left if you're interested in trying to name Europe's next Mars robot.
A partial solar eclipse will pass through tomorrow (August 11). However, only those living in the far north of the northern hemisphere will be able to see it, such as people in Russia and Greenland.
Stunning pictures of Mars and Saturn taken as the two planets were making their closest approach to Earth this year have been released.
The UK Space Agency is inviting space enthusiasts to name a Mars Rover that will search for signs of life on the Red Planet in 2021.
Euronews was granted a rare chance to film inside the Vega rocket factory in Italy where the next generation of ESA launchers, like the Vega C, are crafted with love from carbon fibre.
"Hanging on the outside of the ISS, just by two fingers and watching below my feet 450 km of void. That was the most extreme experience I ever had."