Nasa scientists tweeted a Star Trek joke after a photo was captured of a “dune footprint” on the surface of Mars that looks similar to the Starfleet insignia from the hit sci-fi TV show.
American space agency Nasa has announced it is opening the International Space Station up to new commercial opportunities such as space tourism from 2020.
A Dundee organisation is offering one lucky person the chance to meet astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon.
Nasa has spotted the area where Israel’s failed moon lander crashed on the lunar surface last month, showing the impact of its hard landing.
Seeing the first woman land on the moon by 2024 will inspire a new generation of young girls, Nasa’s chief has said.
SpaceX has launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station following a pair of power delays.
British sensors on a Nasa spacecraft are have recorded their first “Marsquake”.
A new space telescope has discovered its first Earth-sized planet in a star system beyond the sun.
SpaceX has launched the world’s most powerful rocket on its first commercial mission.
A study of US astronaut Scott Kelly and his identical twin suggests human health is not significantly affected by longer missions to space.
First results from the UK-backed ExoMars mission to the Red Planet have mystified scientists.
Boeing’s new space capsule for astronauts faces more launch delays.
Speeding up efforts to put astronauts back on the Moon will enable Nasa to bring a Mars landing closer, the space agency’s chief has said.
Nasa has criticised India’s satellite destruction test for endangering astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS).
A methane “burp” on Mars that has divided scientists but could be evidence of life on the Red Planet really was detected by a Nasa rover in 2013, say scientists.
Spacewalking astronauts have hustled through battery hook-ups outside the International Space Station in a major upgrade of the solar power grid.
A helicopter that is set to fly on Mars in 2021 has completed its first test flight, American space agency Nasa has revealed.
Women in science are comparing stories of the times they have suffered because of uniforms and safety equipment designed for men.
Nasa is paying volunteers to spend two months in bed.
Anne McClain, the astronaut who had to pull out of Nasa’s first all-female spacewalk, has said that the decision was based on her recommendation.