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8 days ago
Human trips to Mars still 15 years off
Human trips to Mars still 15 years off

The European Space Agency says the first step would be to build a base on the Moon before heading to Mars.

9 days ago
British astronaut keen to blast off again
British astronaut keen to blast off again

Tim Peake says he would join another trip in to space “in a heartbeat”.

23 days ago
Black holes may not be ‘eternal prisons’
Black holes may not be ‘eternal prisons’

Professor Stephen Hawking says things my fall through black holes into alternative universes.

24 days ago
Mars colonists down to 100
Mars colonists down to 100

The 100 people shortlisted to establish a colony on Mars are now into third phases of tests to select the final 24.

25 days ago
Universe expanding quicker than thought
Universe expanding quicker than thought

Researchers now believe the universe is expanding 5 to 9 percent faster than originally thought.

32 days ago
More room on the International Space Station
More room on the International Space Station

Nasa has inflated a new room on the ISS which adds a bedroom-sized space to the station.

37 days ago
MeerKAT’s first remarkable image
MeerKAT’s first remarkable image

With just 4 of its eventual 64 dishes working MeerKAT has captured images of never seen before gallaxies.

38 days ago
Jupiter’s moon could support life - Nasa
Jupiter’s moon could support life - Nasa

Jupiter’s moon Europa may have the right mix of chemicals to support life, say Nasa scientists.

39 days ago
India launches Space Shuttle model
India launches Space Shuttle model

Country joins the effort to build reusable rockets with launch of model Space Shuttle.

39 days ago
Mars looms large this month
Mars looms large this month

Skywatchers will be able to view Mars with the naked eye this month as Earth and Mars are closer than usual.

43 days ago
German to take helm of Space Station
German to take helm of Space Station

Alexander Gerst will become the first German to take the helm of the International Space Station when he takes over in 2018.

Science Discovery
44 days ago
Second largest asteroid found in Australia
Second largest asteroid found in Australia

The giant asteroid believed to have struck earth 3.4 billion years ago.

45 days ago
One big step towards moon habitation
One big step towards moon habitation

Researchers are throwing their energy at finding ways to grow food on the moon which will pave the way to a human colony.

49 days ago
Space debris chips International Space Station
Space debris chips International Space Station

A tiny piece of debris, possibly a flake of paint, chipped a window of the ISS last month.

51 days ago
Record 1,284 new planets discovered
Record 1,284 new planets discovered

Nine of these are in orbits suitable for surface water, say scientists.