We’ve been broadcasting radio signals since the beginning of the 20th century but are they being picked up?
We take a look at the communications involved with spacecraft making their way out of the Solar System
How one dog went from being a stray on the streets of Moscow to the first animal to orbit the Earth
We recount the day when the first manmade spacecraft made contact with another world
We find out which spacecraft will be the next big thing in our exploration of the universe
We find out if we would be in danger from a spacecraft explosion in space
We take a look to see if the spacecraft collected any data from Jupiter on the way to the dwarf planet
From causing your head to swell to making you taller, here’s five facts about microgravity
We find out what ATHENA will able to achieve in terms of space exploration
We find out how America’s space agency started out
Switching off is one of the best things to do during interstellar travel. We find out why
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We take a look at what weightlessness does to the body
We usually catapult spacecraft through the Solar System but how do we slow them down if we need to?
Do space agencies collaborate or go it alone?
We find out how manned and unmanned spacecraft are propelled into space from Earth
Hint: it’s not good news
We know it was a competition during the 20th Century, but what was the end result?
We find out if it’s possible to fly a fighter jet into space
You might be surprised by the answer
How will this team of robots assist with our need to investigate other worlds?