Fifty-five years ago today, Tereshkova became the first woman to enter space
In a time of gender prejudice, these women were denied the chance to fly into space, despite their obvious and remarkable capabilities
The man without whom NASA might never have made it to the Moon.
Now, thanks to the efforts of the team behind the spacecraft, the first official validated topographical maps published and are available to all
All About Space caught up with the four pupils of Alpha Prep School in North London who recently won the prize, which seeks to inspire the next generation of astronauts
Could we protect ourselves from radiation on the Red Planet?
Did this Soviet cosmonaut crash back to Earth screaming in rage at his superiors?
On the 49th anniversary of Apollo 11’s launch to the Moon, we profile the man who experienced one of the most profound bittersweet moments of all time
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has returned amazing images of the dwarf planet Ceres whilst in a low orbit, including particularly stunning images of the Occator Crater
One of NASA’s most decorated flight directors for whom failure was not an option.
Why the first American woman in space will be remembered forever.
Five United Kingdom primary schools are over the moon after winning a NASA spacecraft design competition
We’ve been a space-faring species for over half a century thanks to Yuri Gagarin, our first cosmic explorer
Find out who went alone into the cosmos first right here.
The haul includes a particular standout: a likely planet that orbits the star HD 73344, which would be the brightest planet host ever discovered by the mission
Though the rover is on the other side of Mars from Opportunity, the dust has steadily increased over it, more than doubling over the weekend
The rocketeer who laid the foundations for the space program
One of the thickest dust storms ever observed on Mars has been spreading for the past week and a half.
They might have lost the race to the Moon, but the Soviets beat NASA to the punch when it came to space stations…
NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has been observing the most energetic events and objects in the universe for the past ten years