A US astronaut and two Russians, who carried the Olympic torch into open space, landed safely and on time in Kazakhstan.
It's only the size of a dishwasher, but its inventors are hoping this spacecraft will go where no other Israeli vessel has gone before.
It may sound like science fiction, but a team is working on a project to zap orbital debris with lasers from Earth.
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An emblem worn by Apollo 11 astronauts is among nearly 300 items of space memorabilia offered up at a special sale.
Scientists have added a record 715 more planets to the list of known worlds beyond the solar system.
A panel investigating an astronaut's near drowning during a spacewalk found that his spacesuit leaked during an earlier outing.
The moon, with no protective atmosphere, is fair game for celestial pot-shots.
China's lunar rover entered its third planned sleep despite unresolved mechanical problems that threaten to disable it.
The United States plans to launch a pair of satellites to keep tabs on spacecraft from other countries.
The satellite, built by Boeing, was carried into space aboard an unmanned Delta 4 rocket.
Equipped with 34 small telescopes and cameras, PLATO will scrutinise thousands of star systems.
The supply spacecraft Cygnus departs the International Space Station and prepares for a fiery demise.
An asteroid has whizzed close to Earth, a year after one exploded over Russia.
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