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6 July 2016, 08:31am
Mission to Jupiter: ‘Now the fun begins’
Mission to Jupiter: ‘Now the fun begins’

Now that the Juno spacecraft is settled in orbit around Jupiter after a five-year journey, the real work's about to begin.

5 July 2016, 08:57am
‘We're in orbit. We conquered Jupiter’
‘We're in orbit. We conquered Jupiter’

Nasa's Juno spacecraft capped a five-year journey to Jupiter with a do-or-die engine burn to sling itself into orbit. [VIDEO]

4 July 2016, 3:30pm
China eyes hunt for alien life
China eyes hunt for alien life

The Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope will be used to explore space and help in the hunt for extraterrestrial life.

4 July 2016, 11:46am
Juno preps for cosmic date with Jupiter
Juno preps for cosmic date with Jupiter

The Juno spacecraft is spinning toward Jupiter for the closest encounter with the biggest planet in our solar system.

23 June 2016, 2:07pm
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

22 June 2016, 11:14am
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".

8 June 2016, 10:46am
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.

7 June 2016, 12:04pm
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

6 June 2016, 11:58am
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.