The rubber duck-shaped comet being tracked by Europe’s Rosetta probe is in fact a double bill. Scientists say data from the probe shows the comet
NASA is set to announce a “major” new discovery on Mars, reported to be liquid water on the red planet. Follow the press conference with euronews.
A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying the world’s most experienced space flier and two rookie crewmates returned from the International Space Station
A radio telescope, with a receiving surface the size of 30 football pitches, is being constructed in China. After five years of work, costing 176
The ambitions of the United Arab Emirates run high, way above the skyscrapers. The tiny emirate is thinking big and aims to take the lead in space
Nasa has released a number of stunning colour photographs of the planet Pluto. The pictures have been compiled from four images from the New
A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite has returned its first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth from one million miles
Professor Stephen Hawking and Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner have launched a project to search for alien life. The initiative is the largest ever
There are signs that Pluto is geologically active. Images relayed by the first spacecraft to visit the planet show icy plains covered in uniform
A mission by an unmanned Space X Falcon-9 rocket has ended in failure after the craft exploded after lift-off from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The
The European Space Agency has extended its Rosetta mission for nine months, the maximum possible duration until the craft will be running out of fuel
A new European satellite has been launched with powerful image-taking capabilities designed to improve the monitoring of natural disasters and global
Record-breaking astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, freshly back on Earth after a six-month stint in space, has become a social media star.
It was a happy landing for the three astronauts returning to earth this Thursday (June 11), after more than six months spent in space.
Rosetta scientists start a fourth period of attempts to make contact with the Philae lander which has been in a deep sleep on Comet 67P since November 2014.
Russia’s space industry has been dealt one of its heaviest blows since the Soviet collapse after back-to-back rocket launch failures. Russian Deputy