The amateur astronomer who discovered Pluto and visited the dwarf planet after his death
Heroes of Space: Ham the chimpanzee
As the first primate in space, Ham paved the way for human exploration
Watch LIVE: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx launches for asteroid Bennu
The asteroid sample return mission will blast off from Cape Canaveral between 00:05 and 02:05 (BST) on Friday 9 September
VIDEO: Watch the moment SpaceX’s Falcon 9 explodes on the launch pad
On Thursday morning, an entire payload and rocket was destroyed during a routine test at Cape Canaveral in Florida
Juno Update: Spacecraft completes first close flyby of Jupiter
This is the first of 36 orbital flybys of the gas giant
World Of Animals magazine launches!
Issue 1 of the stunning new animals magazine is on sale now – Win a free 12-month subscription!