Astronomers will look to the skies this Good Friday, hoping to catch a glimpse of the annual Pink Moon – the full moon for April.
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy used the news of the first photo of a black hole to make reference to one of the band’s most famous songs.
The first ever picture of a black hole predictably prompted hilarity on social media.
The glowing doughnut lost in the vastness of space looks harmless enough – but it is just as well the object is 55 million light years away.
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.
A helicopter that is set to fly on Mars in 2021 has completed its first test flight, American space agency Nasa has revealed.
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.
The pressure is on Nasa to put astronauts on the Moon once again, after US Vice President Mike Pence called on the space agency to up its pace and return to the Moon within five years.
Astronomers have made the first direct observations of a planet outside the solar system using a technique that combines the light from multiple telescopes.
Nasa’s first ever all-female spacewalk will no longer go ahead as planned because of a late change to one of the astronaut’s spacesuit size requirements.
Scotland is leading the way and can win a European space race, an MSP has said.
Nasa’s massive new rocket will not be ready for a moon shot next year, the space agency’s top official has told the US Congress.
SpaceX’s new crew capsule has undocked from the International Space Station and is heading towards an old-fashioned splashdown.
Nasa’s InSight lander on Mars is no longer drilling into the surface of the planet as intended amid fears that rocks or gravel are blocking its instruments, the American space agency has said.
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft took off on Saturday morning, marking the first major step towards US ambitions to resume sending astronauts into space on its own spacecraft on American soil.
A Japanese spacecraft has begun its approach towards a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on Earth.
Stargazers may notice that the Moon looks bigger and brighter on Tuesday evening, as the second supermoon of 2019 takes place.
An effort to clean up space of debris from old rocket launches not only helps astronauts but everyone else back on Earth, a British engineer leading tests to clear space junk has revealed.
A harpoon designed to spear through space junk and capture it has been tested in space for the first time.