All About Space asks asteroid expert professor Alan Fitzsimmonds 5 questions about the threat posed by space rocks
In 1966 Jim le Blanc was exposed to a near-vacuum with almost disastrous consequences
Watch some amazing footage of a Saturn V rocket launching to the Moon.
Below you can see footage of an unmanned Russian rocket exploding at the Baikonaur Cosmodrome this morning.
Thousands of frames are stitched together here to show the entirety of Spirit’s mission on the Red Planet.
These astro-actors should probably stick to their (admittedly awesome) day jobs…
ISS Commander Chris Hadfield shows us how astronauts keep their hands clean while on the International Space Station.
Hundreds of people have been injured by a meteor crashing in central Russia.
Sure, this isn’t the most scientifically accurate video ever made, but it’s still an awesome look at how our Sun could die and take the Earth with it.
Absurdly ambitious or definitely doable? Let us know your thoughts on DSI’s plans to mine asteroids for valuable resources below.
It’s almost 15 years since construction on the International Space Station began. Find out how the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’ was put together in this video.
Here’s some incredible footage, with enhanced sound, from the launch of one of NASA’s Space Shuttles.
Check out the trailer for this great new film right here.
In this video the guys over at Minute Physics give a brief description of dark matter.
In this video Professor Stephen Hawking explains why we should be wary of advanced extraterrestrial races.
Launching rockets isn’t an easy business, as this video of some disastrous unmanned launch failures proves.
From the Big Bang to the modern day, this excellent video uses a tapestry of footage to trace the cosmic and biological origins of our species.
This incredible montage of footage from the International Space Station is simply astounding in its portrayal of the Earth from orbit.
Five years ago today, Japan’s SELENE spacecraft captured the first HD video of an Earthrise from the Moon.
Amazing NASA footage shows just how reusable the Space Shuttle really was.