Wednesday February 11, 2015
Europe's prototype space plane has splashed down in the Pacific on schedule after a 100-minute flight to test key re-entry technologies.
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.
Saturday November 01, 2014
British tycoon Richard Branson has insisted his dream of commercial space travel remains alive.
Wednesday October 29, 2014
Russia has offered to help the United States with deliveries to the International Space Station after an unmanned US supply rocket exploded on lift-off.
Tuesday October 28, 2014
An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after lift-off from a commercial launch pad in the US state of Virginia, marking the first accident since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the International Space Station.
Thursday September 25, 2014
This video, taken by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, shows the view from space in under one minute.