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.
An international project which first detected gravitational waves is to receive a funding boost of more than £25 million.
A Mars rover that was designed to carry out research for 90 days but went on to operate for almost 15 years has officially been declared dead by US space agency Nasa.
A spaceflight company has unveiled a new rocket as it opened its headquarters and rocket design facility in the Highlands.
The UK-built ExoMars robot that will set out to find evidence of life on Mars has been named after British scientist Rosalind Franklin.
Nasa and SpaceX are now aiming for a March debut of the first commercial crew capsule.
Two distant planets collided head-on to create an iron-rich world with nearly 10 times the mass of Earth, astronomers believe.
Astronomers have uncovered the true twisted nature of our galaxy, the Milky Way.
Elon Musk has shared videos of the first test firing of SpaceX’s Raptor flight engine that will eventually be used on its Starship spacecraft.
Satellite antenna development has been given a £1 million boost by the Ministry of Defence.
An engineer who worked on the only British rocket to launch a satellite into orbit described seeing it again as meeting “an old friend”, as it went on display after almost 50 years languishing in the Australian Outback.
The only British rocket to launch a satellite into orbit is going on display after almost 50 years languishing in the Australian Outback.
SpaceX’s Starship prototype rocket has been damaged by high winds in Texas, which blew the top half of the hopper off on Wednesday.
A Paris-based company wants to send a scientific mission to the moon before 2025.
The UK’s only rocket to successfully launch a satellite into orbit is to be unveiled in Scotland after a 10,000-mile journey back home.
China exchanged data with Nasa on its recent mission to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the Chinese space agency has said.
Spacecraft firm SpaceX has launched a Falcon 9 rocket into space in its first mission of 2019 – and its last for satellite company Iridium.
A university professor is to be honoured for a paper written 30 years ago on his “pioneering” theory for the expansion of the universe.
Elon Musk has revealed images of his assembled Starship hopper test rocket, as the entrepreneur continues to explore ways of one day sending people to places as far as Mars.