Analysis shows distinct layers of haze in Pluto's nitrogen, carbon monoxide and methane atmosphere.
Why the $100m alien listening project may be a huge waste of time. Andrew Norton investigates
Hopes of finding life elsewhere in the universe have been boosted by a new discovery.
Japanese space scientists are on the hunt for a new name for an asteroid that may contain the secret of life.
Astronauts have successfully docked with the International Space Station under six hours after they launched.
A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a three-man crew bound for the International Space Station has blasted off.
Scientists are marvelling at how 'very active' the dwarf planet is in contrast with previous theories.
A Nasa camera on a new Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite has captured a groundbreaking picture of Earth.
The Smithsonian has turned to Kickstarter to raise $500 000 to restore the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore when he walked on the moon.