The Trump administration is drafting a legal blueprint for mining on the moon under a new U.S.-sponsored international agreement called the Artemis Accords, people familiar … Read more
A handout Doppler radar image made available by the Arecibo Observatory shows asteroid (52768) 1998 OR 2, which is approximately 2 km in diameter, approaching … Read more
The Hubble Space Telescope has celebrated its 30th birthday by issuing an extraordinary new picture from a distant galaxy.
The stunning image is of a … Read more
A three-man crew blasted off to the International Space Station on Thursday, leaving behind a planet overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan … Read more
A member of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition Ivan Vagner attends his final exams at the Russian cosmonaut training center in Star City outside … Read more
The decline in economic activity in China due to the coronavirus is now visible from space.
Many experts had already observed a reduction in gas … Read more
Scientists have detected evidence of a colossal explosion in space – five times bigger than anything observed before.
The huge release of energy is thought … Read more
Nasa mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch the first American into orbit around the Earth, has died at the age of 101.
Nasa, which describes … Read more
It’s a scenario worthy of a Hollywood movie thriller: an approaching asteroid threatens the Earth, and an industry team is busily working on converting a … Read more
A major ocean current in the Arctic is faster and more turbulent as a result of rapid sea ice melt, a new study from NASA … Read more
Two satellites hurtling across the sky at nearly 33,000 mph (53,000 km/h) narrowly missed a collision over the US state of Pennsylvania on Wednesday.
The … Read more
An undated handout photo made available by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of an image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope showing the spiral … Read more
The first British astronaut to go into space has claimed aliens exist and it is possible they are living among us on earth.
Speaking to … Read more
A handout photo made available by NASA shows an image taken from the International Space Station (ISS) of the bright city lights of Long … Read more
For a few hours Saturday evening, the crescent moon and Venus paired up for a celestial treat. In the photos, the view of the conjunction … Read more
A handout photo made available by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of a satellite image showing part of mainland Australia, where historic bushfires … Read more
The Boeing company has cut short the demonstration flight with no crew on board of its new astronaut capsule.
The Starliner launched successfully on its … Read more
President Donald Trump has officially funded a Pentagon force focused on warfare in space – the US Space Force.
It is not intended to put … Read more
A handout photo made available by the European Southern Observatory, ESO, on 16 December 2019, taken with the HAWK-I instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope … Read more
A handout picture provided by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) shows the fully integrated PSLV-C48 successfully launches RISAT-2BR1 taking off from the launch pad … Read more
European space exploration is getting its biggest financial boost in 25 years. At a conference in Seville, Spain, the 22 member states of the European … Read more
Starlink satellites are visible in the sky near Salgotarjan, Hungary, early 25 November 2019. In this long exposure image, the movement of satellites is seen … Read more
An undated handout photo made available by NASA shows Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan preparing to collect samples 73001 and 73002 from the Moon (issued … Read more
UK and Australia team up to use space technology to protect Pacific from climate change and natural disasters
The UK Space Agency is looking for project ideas, to be delivered through UK aid, that use the data collected by satellites to improve decision-making … Read more
The Pentagon’s secretive X-37B space plane landed in Florida on Sunday after a record-long orbital flight lasting more than two years, the U.S. Air Force … Read more
A handout photo made available by NASA shows Expedition 61 Flight Engineers, NASA spacewalkers Christina Koch (foreground, suit with red stripe) and Jessica Meir (suit … Read more
Alexei Leonov, a Soviet-era cosmonaut, who was the first man to conduct a spacewalk in 1965, died in Moscow on Friday aged 85 after … Read more
The Soyuz booster rocket FG with Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft attached, is rolled out to the launch pad by train at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, … Read more
Astronomers have for the first-time discovered water in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting within the habitable zone of a distant star.
The finding makes … Read more
Handout photos made available by NASA shows an image of Hurricane Dorian snapped by NASA astronaut Christian Koch from the International Space Station (ISS) during … Read more