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The team behind the Pluto mission is looking for your ideas on what to informally name its next flyby destination, a billion miles past the dwarf planet
How one dog went from being a stray on the streets of Moscow to the first animal to orbit the Earth
The rover’s team is working to restore its sample-drilling capability using new techniques. The latest development is a preparatory test on Mars
Researchers with NASA’s spacecraft have found evidence of a toxic hybrid ice in a wispy cloud high above the south pole of the large moon
Astrophysicists reveal why destroying the fabric of the universe has solved its greatest mystery in the latest issue – available now from all good supermarkets and newsagents
There was one last surprise in store for the camera team, who managed to reconstruct the final telemetry packets into a sharp shot
The system resides in spiral galaxy NGC 7674, which is located about 400 million light years from Earth
With the spacecraft ready to make its dramatic descent into Saturn’s atmosphere, check out Haynes’ latest publication – available now!
Head over to mission control to experience the bus-sized spacecraft make its dramatic final dive just after 6:32am (EDT)
Courtesy of Slooh, you can watch the Moon pass in front of the Sun from anywhere in the world!
The Perseid meteor shower, which makes its appearance every year in Earth’s sky, reaches its peak with up to 100 meteors per hour expected
Archival data has confirmed that molecules of vinyl cyanide reside in the atmosphere of the ringed planet’s satellite
A research team has discovered new evidence of stars forming in the Milky Way
This month, movements of the planets will put Mars almost directly behind the Sun, from Earth’s perspective, causing curtailed communications between us and the Red Planet
Using actual New Horizons data and digital elevation models of the dwarf planet, mission scientists have created a film that offers a spectacularly new perspective
Thanks to the impressive photography skills of astrophotographer Chris Baker, these glorious displays are available for a limited amount of time
Meet the stars that could be responsible for space, time and our existence in the latest issue – out now!
Two of the sky’s more famous residents share the stage with a lesser-known neighbour in an enormous three gigapixel image from the European Southern Observatory
A long-lasting lake on ancient Mars provided stable environmental conditions that differed significantly from one part of the lake to another