Switching off is one of the best things to do during interstellar travel. We find out why
We reveal the answer to this intriguing question
On 21 January skywatchers across many parts of the world will be able to see a total eclipse of the Moon
We have the answer to this intriguing question
Tune in on Thursday at 19:00 UTC/GMT (14:00 EST) on 29 November as NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine reveals new plans for manned space exploration
We find out how America’s space agency started out
How one dog went from being a stray on the streets of Moscow to the first animal to orbit the Earth
We know it was a competition during the 20th Century, but what was the end result?
How this entrepreneur is almost single-handedly ushering in a new era of private space exploration through his company SpaceX.
Could we protect ourselves from radiation on the Red Planet?
The twin MarCO spacecraft, cruising to the Red Planet along with NASA’s InSight lander, have relayed to Earth that they’re in good health
How hospitable is Mercury to life?
De-orbited in 2001, we find out if there are still pieces of the Mir space station in space
Almost three years after NASA’s New Horizons mission flew past Charon, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named some of its landmarks
We find out if we can make the gas giant and its moons destinations for future manned missions
Get the hottest ticket going – the ticket that will take you onboard NASA’s Parker Solar Probe
NASA’s Opportunity rover has pictured possible “rock stripes” on Mars, which on Earth, are formed by wet soil
New Horizons overtook Voyager 1’s record of most distant image ever taken from Earth
Do gravitational waves suggest a bang at the end of the universe? Find out in the latest issue, available now from all good supermarkets and newsagents
The next New Frontier mission has been narrowed down to two final concepts