Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the US remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration.
Buzz Aldrin is asking everyone to remember where they were when he and Armstrong became the first humans to step on the moon.
An Orbital Sciences cargo ship reached the International Space Station with a delivery of food, supplies and science experiments.
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The Hasselblad 500 is described by auctioneers as part of the equipment carried by the 1971 Apollo 15 mission.
Fierce solar blasts that could have badly damaged electrical grids narrowly missed Earth in 2012, researchers say.
The next installment of the Star Wars franchise will be set 30 years after Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi, says Disney.
President Bashar al-Assad's government, fighting an internal uprising, approved a bill to create a 'Syrian Space Agency'.
A corner of South Korea is in the grip of a frenzied hunt for valuable space souvenirs, following a rare meteor shower.
Astronomers announced that they had discovered what many consider the holy grail of their field.
Unlike Earth, Mercury has just one rocky layer which bears telltale cliffs and chasms caused by global contraction.
Star Trek star William Shatner has revealed he is certain that intelligent life exists in outer space.
Astronomers have spotted the largest yellow star ever observed in our galaxy - 1 300 times larger than the sun.
Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom has welcomed a contribution to the Square Kilometre Array project.
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