Clear skies permitting, skywatchers will be in for a rare astronomical treat this evening – a supermoon is set to grace Europe’s skies.
Stargazers are poised to see the moon as it has rarely been seen.
Our galaxy as you have never seen it before and a huge amount of important scientific data to better understand its behavior and evolution.
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.
China's Shenzhou-11 docks at the Tiangong 2 space lab in what could be a giant leap forward for its space programme.
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…
Landing on Mars is notoriously difficult.
The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission has come to a close with success after crash landing hits target
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
Nasa believes it has more proof that Europa, one of Jupiter’s moon, is expelling large plumes of water. And where there is water, life can find a
Researchers in Japan are hoping microbes from Space could hold the secret to the origins of life on Earth.
An excavating team in Argentina have unearthed a rock weighing over 30 tonnes it is thought could be one of the world’s largest meteorites.
An asteroid has been named after the late Freddie Mercury.
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
They were taken last Saturday when the probe had completed the first of 36 orbital fly-bys of the massive planet.
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.
Six scientists have emerged from a solar-powered dome on a Hawaiian volcano having completed a year-long experiment mimicking life on Mars.
Just 40 trillion kilometres away – not so far in astronomical terms – a potentially habitable planet has been found by scientists.
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…
The annual Perseid meteor shower peaked on Thursday night into early Friday.
Richard Branson’s dream of commercial space tourism is a step closer to reality.
Is it possible to produce food to eat and air to breathe while in space?
Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft has successfully docked with the International Space Station where its 48th mission is underway.