How the ‘Father of Rocket Science’ went from working for the Nazis to becoming an American space hero
The Parker Solar Probe recently made the closest approach to the Sun by any other spacecraft before it
Sophie Allan at the National Space Centre looks at whether astronauts can land on the surface of comets – our Solar System’s travelling space snowballs
In a time of gender prejudice, these women were denied the chance to fly into space, despite their obvious and remarkable capabilities
This concludes the revolutionary mission to the Asteroid Belt after 11 years of service
NASA’s Lucy mission will visit a collection of asteroids and is due to launch in 2021
The space telescope has ran out of the fuel needed to advance on its already-impressive nine years of service
Did this Soviet cosmonaut crash back to Earth screaming in rage at his superiors?
The man without whom NASA might never have made it to the Moon.
Hayabusa2 has sent rovers and landers to the surface of Ryugu, and now it’s time to have a look itself
Scientists and engineers are seriously discussing the possibility of sending an orbiter to Pluto and beyond into the Kuiper Belt
This tiny, low-cost spacecraft has imaged Mars for the first time ahead of its rendezvous
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
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.
After a journey spanning over 40 years, the Voyager 2 spacecraft could soon be leaving the Solar System
We’ve been a space-faring species for over half a century thanks to Yuri Gagarin, our first cosmic explorer
On the second anniversary of Rosetta’s conclusion, astronomers look back on what was learnt and what’s still to come
The rocketeer who laid the foundations for the space program
Do astronauts have their spacesuits and helmets personally made for them?