The rocketeer who laid the foundations for the space program
The Kuiper Belt Object’s remarkable appearance illuminates the processes that built the planets four and a half billion years ago
Researchers suggest that the stunning planetary feature will be gone in 300 million years
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has discovered that two young stars forming from the same swirling protoplanetary disc could in fact be twins
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
Don’t miss a moment of the action as the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport lander touches down on the Red Planet at approximately 8pm GMT/3pm ET
A full on smashup or a near miss? We find out what happens to planets when their galaxies collide
The recent detection of flares circling the heavy-weight objects has revealed how they grow and consume matter
The short-lived blaze of glory was witnessed on Earth in 1670 as a nova, which is now known as CK Vulpeculae
The mission will not only seek new planets but will also investigate the properties of their host stars, and determine the planetary masses, sizes and ages with unprecedented accuracy
The Dharma Planet Survey has shown that science fiction may be a little less so
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is now providing valuable data to help scientists discover and study exciting new exoplanets, or planets beyond our Solar System
Cryovolcanism has erupted throughout the history of Ceres, but such continuous activity has not had the same extensive impact on the dwarf planet’s surface as standard volcanism on Earth
Do astronauts have their spacesuits and helmets personally made for them?
We take a look at what weightlessness does to the body
How one dog went from being a stray on the streets of Moscow to the first animal to orbit the Earth
Do astronauts get struck down by space sickness?
Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, the car-sized spacecraft launched from Florida to begin its journey
Josh Barker from the National Space Centre gets to the bottom of this interesting question for us.
If we could hear in space, how far from a star would we need to be to hear it?