Tuesday May 12, 2015
Russia has said it will delay the return of three astronauts from the International Space Station after the recent failure of a supply ship.
Friday May 08, 2015
An unmanned supply ship has burned up on re-entry over the Pacific Ocean, a week after the spacecraft suffered a communications failure, the Russian space agency has said.
Wednesday May 06, 2015
A SpaceX passenger spaceship made a quick debut test flight on today, shooting itself off a Florida launch pad to demonstrate a key emergency escape system.
Thursday April 23, 2015
Hubble, the first telescope to revolutionise modern astronomy and change our view of the universe by offering glimpses of distant galaxies, marks its 25th year in space today.
Saturday March 28, 2015
Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut have entered the International Space Station after arriving in a Soyuz capsule that blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday.
Tuesday January 27, 2015
An unusually large asteroid that just skimmed by Earth had its own moon.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
US President Barack Obama has called on Congress to pass a new authorisation of force against the Islamic State militant group in Iraq and Syria.
Saturday January 10, 2015
The American company Space X says its experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform has failed.
Thursday December 04, 2014
A rocket glitch has delayed NASA's first test flight of its new spacecraft, which was to take place this afternoon.
Monday November 24, 2014
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying new crew for the International Space Station, including Italy's first female astronaut, has safely docked with the ISS, NASA said this morning.